[KBA-00430] How to change the HID Root password - Security Center 5.2 - 5.5

Security Center 5.2 - 5.5

[KBA-00430] How to change the HID Root password

This article explains how to change the Root password on a HID Edge, HID VertX, or HID EVO controller.

Applies to: Security Center 5.2 - 5.5


To change the root password, open a Telnet connection with the controller, as follows:
  1. Open the command prompt and enter the following command to connect to the VertX unit:

    Telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, where xxx is the IP address of your controller.

  2. Log in using the root user name and password.
  3. Use the command password.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.