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

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Security Center | HID
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2017-03-02

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

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

Summary

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.