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[ScreenOS] Changing the Administrator User Name and Password



Article ID: KB4050 KB Last Updated: 21 Sep 2020Version: 6.0

This article explains how to change the Administrator User Name and Password.


Note:  All ScreenOS firewalls are shipped with the same user name and password. Because of this, we recommend you change your user name and password as soon as possible.

To change the administrator user name and password, perform the following steps:

  1. Open the WebUI. For more information on accessing the WebUI, go to Accessing Your NetScreen Using the WebUI.

  2. From the ScreenOS options menu, click Configuration, select Admin, and then click Administrators.

  3. From the Local Admin Users Database, choose the administrative account you wish to modify, and click Edi

  4. Enter a Name for the account, the Old Password, the New Password, and then Confirm New Password.

  5. Click OK.

Modification History:
2019-11-07: Minor, non-technical updates.
2020-09-21: Replaced old WebUI snapshots with new ones.
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