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Operating Systems Solaris Firmware password
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Old 11-11-2009
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Originally Posted by TonyFullerMalv
If the security-mode is set to command then you can boot, you just cannot add any parameters to the boot command at the OBP level, so if the machine does boot off local OS (i.e. boot-device is set to disk) and you know the root password you can reset the prom password to a know one by doing:
If you don't know the root password but you have a second Blade 1500 available you can install an OS on it and make sure that you know the root password. Then switch the disk into the locked Blade 1500 and boot. Now you know the root password as can proceed down the path that Tony mentioned.

Note: I have never actually done this, but I believe it should work.

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SYSTEMD-ASK-PASSWORD-CONSOLE.SERVICE(8)                systemd-ask-password-console.service                SYSTEMD-ASK-PASSWORD-CONSOLE.SERVICE(8)

NAME
systemd-ask-password-console.service, systemd-ask-password-console.path, systemd-ask-password-wall.service, systemd-ask-password-wall.path - Query the user for system passwords on the console and via wall SYNOPSIS
systemd-ask-password-console.service systemd-ask-password-console.path systemd-ask-password-wall.service systemd-ask-password-wall.path DESCRIPTION
systemd-ask-password-console.service is a system service that queries the user for system passwords (such as hard disk encryption keys and SSL certificate passphrases) on the console. It is intended to be used during boot to ensure proper handling of passwords necessary for boot. systemd-ask-password-wall.service is a system service that informs all logged in users for system passwords via wall(1). It is intended to be used after boot to ensure that users are properly notified. See the developer documentation[1] for more information about the system password logic. Note that these services invoke systemd-tty-ask-password-agent(1) with either the --watch --console or --watch --wall command line parameters. SEE ALSO
systemd(1), systemd-tty-ask-password-agent(1), wall(1) NOTES
1. developer documentation https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/PasswordAgents systemd 237 SYSTEMD-ASK-PASSWORD-CONSOLE.SERVICE(8)

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