How do you reset username/password


 
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How do you reset username/password

Picked up a 3b2 running System V. Works fine, but it requires a username and password. Is the username "root" or "sysadm"? How do I find out and how to I reset it or bypass it?

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Whoa, cool. Release 3 or 4? EB2OD or EB2OC, UNIX-RTR. Some later models are still out there running realtime telcom.

Try: init 1 at boot. s or S is the same thing, but allows you to use your current terminal as the single user console. Anyway. You automatically become root in runlevel 1 or S (s) which is single user mode. There was no sysadm user out of the box....

To answer your question - as root you can change your password or edit the /etc/passwd file to accomplish the same thing. I assume you boot from disk? ie., just power on and hit return at the first prompt. The boot sequence (what runlevel you wanted) was hard defaulted to unless you overrode it.
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Originally Posted by jim mcnamara
Whoa, cool. Release 3 or 4? EB2OD or EB2OC, UNIX-RTR. Some later models are still out there running realtime telcom.

Try: init 1 at boot. s or S is the same thing, but allows you to use your current terminal as the single user console. Anyway. You automatically become root in runlevel 1 or S (s) which is single user mode. There was no sysadm user out of the box....

To answer your question - as root you can change your password or edit the /etc/passwd file to accomplish the same thing. I assume you boot from disk? ie., just power on and hit return at the first prompt. The boot sequence (what runlevel you wanted) was hard defaulted to unless you overrode it.
It's a 3b2 400 running system V release 2.0.4 and its booting off a HD. Can I still use your commands?

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