Recover the admin password from the root account

Perform the following steps to reset the admin password from the root account.
  1. Open a session to access the device.
  2. Log in as root.
  3. Start the SLX-OS CLI.
    [root@device]# slxcli
  4. Access global configuration mode.
    device# configure terminal
  5. Reset the admin password.
    device(config)# username admin password password
    In this example, the admin password is reset to the default value of password.
    You can now use the admin account to manage the admin and user passwords by using normal password-management procedures.