To perform the initial login and complete the initial configuration tasks, follow these steps from the management console.
As login to the device occurs, you are prompted to change the device passwords.
Please change passwords for switch default accounts now. Use Control-C to exit or press 'Enter' key to proceed.
Warning: Access to the Root and Factory accounts may be required for proper support of the switch. Please ensure the Root and Factory passwords are documented in a secure location. Recovery of a lost Root or Factory password will result in fabric downtime. for user - admin Changing password for admin Enter old password: Enter new password: Re-type new password: passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully
Passwords can be 8 through 40 characters long. They must begin with an alphabetic character. They can include numeric characters, the period (.), and the underscore (_) only. Passwords are case-sensitive, and they are not displayed when you enter them on the command line. For more information on passwords, refer to Extreme SLX-OS Security Configuration Guide for the Extreme 8820 device.
The switch is ready for use.
To configure other switch features, see Extreme SLX-OS Layer 2 Switching Configuration Guide .