Consecutive incorrect password attempts of user admin

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When the maximum number of consecutive incorrect passwords is exceeded, the user will be locked out and needs to wait 15 minutes before being unlocked.

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How long will an MCU user be locked if the number of consecutive incorrect password attempts reaches the maximum?
By default, an MCU web account will be locked for 5 minutes if the number of consecutive incorrect password attempts reaches three times (excluding the empty password). To secure the account, change the password regularly.

Method used to change the maximum number of allowed login failures for the USG6000 series
—For a VTY or console administrator, the maximum number of allowed authentication failures can be set in the lock authentication-count command. The default value is 3. # Set the threshold for authentication attempts to 5 on the console port. system-view [sysname] user-interface console 0 [sysname-ui-console0] lock authentication-count 5 —For users who log in through Telnet, SSH, web UI, FTP, SFTP, or SNMP, run the firewall blacklist authentication-count login-failed command to set the threshold for authentication attempts. By default, the value is 3 for Telnet, SSH, web, FTP, and SFTP users or 6 for SNMP users. # Set the threshold for authentication attempts to 5 for administrators who log in through the web UI. system-view [sysname] firewall blacklist authentication-count login-failed 5 If the number of consecutive wrong passwords exceeds the specified threshold, the client IP address is blacklisted to prevent more login attempts. By default, the blacklist entry will be time out in 10 minutes. That is, the user can try to log in again using the same IP address 10 minutes later.

Method used to change the maximum number of allowed login failures for the USG2000&5000 series
—For a VTY or console administrator, the maximum number of allowed authentication failures can be set in the lock authentication-count command. The default value is 3. # Set the threshold for authentication attempts to 5 on the console port. system-view [sysname] user-interface console 0 [sysname-ui-console0] lock authentication-count 5 —For users who log in through Telnet, SSH, web UI, FTP, SFTP, or SNMP, run the firewall blacklist authentication-count login-failed command to set the threshold for authentication attempts. By default, the value is 3 for Telnet, SSH, web, FTP, and SFTP users or 6 for SNMP users. # Set the threshold for authentication attempts to 5 for administrators who log in through the web UI. system-view [sysname] firewall blacklist authentication-count login-failed 5 If the number of consecutive wrong passwords exceeds the specified threshold, the client IP address is blacklisted to prevent more login attempts. By default, the blacklist entry will be time out in 10 minutes. That is, the user can try to log in again using the same IP address 10 minutes later.

Password loss of user admin
1. Log in to the storage device using a serial port. 2. Restart the storage system. 3. Log in as user _super_admin to the storage device. The password is Admin@revive. 4. Run initpasswd to initialize the password. 5. Run exit to exit the storage device. 6. Log in to the storage device as user admin. The password is Admin@storage.

I forgot the SMC2.0 administrator password. What can I do?
Keep the password of the admin user of the SMC2.0 secure. If the password is forgotten, the admin user cannot log in to the SMC2.0. The SMC2.0 needs to be reinstalled to restore the password of the admin user. In this case, all service data of the original admin user is lost. Except admin user forgets the password, the system administrator to reset the password. If other users forget their passwords, they can ask the admin use to reset the passwords for them. To reset the password for another user as the admin user, perform the following steps: 1. Choose System > User&Node. 2. Select the user for whom you want to reset the password and click Reset Password. The dialog box for resetting the password is displayed. 3. Set the password and click OK. A dialog box is displayed, indicating the password is successfully reset. 4. Click OK.

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