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Admin password not changing

L1 Bithead

Trying to setup a few PA-410 firewalls .  I have one that is not taking the password change, regardless of whether I try from the Web UI or console.  In both they say password changed, but only the default password works.  Anything else I can do? 

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L1 Bithead

Factory restore did the trick.

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Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


I would reboot the PA and then try again.


L5 Sessionator

You might have forgotten to perform a config commit.


- When Does a Change to the Admin Password Become Active?


L1 Bithead

I've rebooted the device, and committed the configuration.  It tells me the password has been changed, yet it doesn't let me use it, and still uses admin/admin.  Wondering if a factory reset is in order.

L1 Bithead

Factory restore did the trick.

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