[j-nsp] password recovery procedure in JunOS
warren at kumari.net
Wed Mar 22 17:48:37 EST 2006
1. From console, interrupt the boot routine:
Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key for command
Booting [kernel] in 9 seconds...
< Press the space bar at this point >
1. Enter into single-user mode:
Type '?' for a list of commands, 'help' for more detailed help.
ok boot -s
1. Enter the shell:
1. Mount the virtual file systems (for JUNOS 5.4 and above, it is
necessary to mount the jbase package, however the other packages
still need to be mounted):
NOTE: to go to multi-user operation, exit the single-user shell
# cd /packages
Mounted jbase package on /dev/vn1...
Mounted jkernel package on /dev/vn2...
Mounted jroute package on /dev/vn3...
1. Enter recovery mode:
1. Enter configuration mode and either delete or change the root
Entering configuration mode
root# delete system root-authentication
1. Commit the changes, and exit configuration mode
root # commit
root at router# exit
Exiting configuration mode
root at router> exit
Exit recovery mode and enter "y" when prompted to reboot the system:
Reboot the system? [y/n] y
The system now reboots and changes made to root authentication are
On Mar 22, 2006, at 1:30 PM, ulisses wrote:
> Hi all
> I found that there is no documented password recovery on Juniper's
> Am I right? why it is not available? customer care? }:-)
> the only documentation I found is a message sent twice to this
> mailing list:
> Thanks in advance
> PD: please Cc: your replies to me
> juniper-nsp mailing list juniper-nsp at puck.nether.net
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