[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:
- Open the command prompt and enter the following command to connect to the
Telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, where xxx is the IP address of your controller.
- Log in using the root user name and password.
- Use the command password.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.