Password reset for ~1998 AIX on RS/6000?
gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Thu Feb 1 15:57:40 CST 2018
On 02/01/2018 01:28 PM, Tapley, Mark via cctech wrote:
> Is there a standard procedure for recovering lost passwords for these
> systems, or for resetting passwords? I do have physical access to the
> machine; it’s possible I can find an AIX install disk but it’s
> *highly* desirable to preserve the contents of the existing hard drive.
According to an AIX SME (currently working for IBM), yes, this is a
standard and apparently relatively easy procedure.
The first Google hit (he was being lazy) was this:
He says it's fairly straight forward.
He did pass along the following pro tip: "…that was a pci based
system...so he should follow the instructions section for that in the kB
link I sent…"
P.S. Please don't reply to / hijack an existing thread for a new topic.
Grant. . . .
unix || die
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