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Changing the storage system password

You can change the storage system password, which is also the password for the root user account.

About this task

The "naroot" account name, which can be used to log in to the remote management device, uses the storage system root password. Changing the storage system password also changes the password for naroot.

Step

  1. Do one of the following:
    If you are using this connection method to administer the storage system... Then...

    Telnet session or the console

    1. Enter the following command at the storage system prompt:
      passwd
    2. Enter the storage system account name:
      root
    3. Enter the existing storage system password (not required if you are root or have the security-passwd-change-others capability).
    4. Enter a new password, and then enter it a second time to confirm it.

    Remote Shell connection

    Enter the following command from a UNIX host:

    rsh system_name -l root:root_password passwd old_password new_password root

    Secure Shell connection

    Enter the following command from a UNIX host:

    ssh -l root system_name passwd old_password new_password root