Recovering from a lost password on the T3
The following procedure shows how to identify a Sun StorEdge T3 / T3+ Arrays existing password if it has been forgotten.
- Stop all I/O going to the T3(s).
- Connect a console cable from the master unit to a laptop,VT, or console server and power off all units (both trays in a partner group).
- Power up the master unit (leaving the alternate master OFF) and interrupt the boot process by hitting RETURN when you see the following message:
hit the RETURN key within # seconds to cancel...Note: If you leave the alternate master on, the T3 Operating System will continue to boot. Eventually, the OS will assume there is a problem with the master (that we interrupted), disable it, and make itself the master.
At the T300-EP prompt, use the
set passwdcommand to view the currently set password.
resetto reboot, and immediately power on the alternate master (if present).
- (optional) You can change the password after the T3 boots by using the