Reset a password for IBM NWAYS Router 2210 Model 12E
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Remote Login Names and Passwords
During a remote login, the device prompts you for a login name and password. You
can display the login name when logged in to the device from a remote console by
using a device status command.
Logging in Remotely or Locally
Logging in to a local console is the same as logging in to a remote console except
that you must connect to the device by starting Telnet on your host system. To log
in remotely, begin at step 1. To log in locally, begin at step 3.
To log in from a remote console:
1. Connect to the device by starting Telnet on your host system. Your host system
is the system to which remote terminals are connected.
2. Supply the device?s name or Internet Protocol (IP) address.
To use device names, your network must have a name server. Issue either the
device name or the IP address as shown in the following example:
% telnet brandenburg
% telnet 22.214.171.124
At this point, it makes no difference whether you have logged in remotely or
3. If you are prompted, enter your login name and password.
It is possible that there is a login and no password. The password controls
access to the device. If a password has not been set, press the Enter key at
the Password: prompt. Logins are not set automatically. For security, you can set
up user names and passwords using the add user command in the CONFIG
process. For additional information, see the add user configuration command,
on 56. Remember to reload or restart to activate any changes.
Note: If you do not enter a login name and valid password within 1 minute of
the initial prompt, or if you enter an incorrect password three times in
succession, the device drops the Telnet connection.
4. Press the Enter key to display the asterisk (*) prompt.
You may have to press the Enter key more than once or press Ctrl-P to obtain
the * prompt.
Once at this level, you can begin to enter commands from the keyboard. Press
the Backspace key to delete the last character typed in on the command line.
Press the Delete key or Ctrl-U to delete the whole command line entry so that
you can reenter a command. See ?Command Completion? on page 20 and
?Command History? on page 23 for more information.
You can also use local Telnet commands on your Telnet client to close the
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IBM NWAYS Router 2210 Model 12E