Endian reset admin password


How to Reset/Recover SSH root password or admin password of Endian Firewall

Endian Reset admin password

Admin password of Endian Firewall is stored the /var/efw/auth/users file, and this can be changed by htpasswd utility or serial console menu.

htpasswd Method

Log in in to the firewall using ssh, and run the following command.

root@endian:~# htpasswd /var/efw/auth/users admin

This will asked you to type the new password twice.

Now the web admin password will be changed to newer one.

If you want to encrypt the password with MD5, use the -m switch

root@endian:~# htpasswd -m /var/efw/auth/users admin

Through Serial Console

Connect the Firewall using serial console (Terminal Program 38400 baud / 8 bit / No parity bit / 1 stop bit) or Keyboard Monitor.

You will find the below screen, in that select the Option 4 to change the Admin Password.

Management URL: https://192.168.0.15:10443
 Green IP: 192.168.0.15/24
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 0) Shell
 1) Reboot
 2) Change Root Password
 3) Change Admin Password
 4) Restore Factory Defaults

Choice: 4

Now enter the new password twice.

Endian Reset root password

Connect the Firewall using serial console (Terminal Program 38400 baud / 8 bit / No parity bit / 1 stop bit) or Keyboard Monitor.

You will find the screen as shown below.

Select the Option 2 to change the root password.

Endian reset admin password

 

Enter the new password and confirm it.

Also you can boot the firewall in single mode and run the passwd command to change the root password.

 

Factory reset Endian

To factory reset the device, boot it in serial console and.

Select the Option 4 and confirm it.


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