Resetting default username and password for NMC

The following procedures given details on resetting the NMC Administrator password to the default value for both Solaris and Windows systems.
    The default username and password for NMC are:
  • Username: administrator
  • Password: administrator

Resetting the Administrator password to the default on Solaris and Linux systems

  1. Set GST_RESET_PW to a non-null value:
    # set GST_RESET_PW=1
  2. Stop and restart the gst service with a reboot, or enter:
    # /etc/init.d/gst stop
    # /etc/init.d/gst start
    The password resets.
  3. Log in to the Console server as administrator, with the password of administrator
  4. The password can now be set to a secure password once again. Set GST_RESET_PW back to null:
    # set GST_RESET_PW
  5. Stop and restart the gst service:
    # /etc/init.d/gst stop
    # /etc/init.d/gst start
  6. Log in as administrator by using the secure password.

Resetting the Administrator Password to the Default on Windows Systems

  1. From the Start menu, go to Control Panel>System and set the GST_RESET_PW variable in the Environment Variables dialog box to a value of 1.
  2. Reboot the system -- When the GST Service starts, the password resets.
  3. Log in to the Console server as administrator, with the default password of administrator.
  4. The password can now be set to a secure password once again.
  5. Return to the Environment Variables dialog box and delete the GST_RESET_PW variable.
  6. Reboot the system.
  7. Log in to the Console server as administrator by using the secure password.