Retrieving the Telnet login password on the USG2000&5000

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Retrieve the Telnet login password on the USG2000&5000 as follows:
In this case, you need to log in to the device through the console port or web UI. The operations are as follows (with user1 being the user that has forgotten the password):
1. Change the password through the console port.

Login authentication

Username:admin
Password:**********
Note: The max number of VTY users is 5, and the current number
of VTY users on line is 1.
NOTICE:This is a private communication system.
Unauthorized access or use may lead to prosecution.
system-view
[USG]aaa
[USG-aaa] local-user user1 password cipher password@123 //Indicates re-setting the password of account user1.

Retrieve the Telnet login password as follows:
system-view
[USG5100]user-interface vty 0 4
[USG5100-ui-vty0-4]authentication-mode password cipher huawei@123

Other related questions:
Retrieving the console port login password on the USG2000&5000
Retrieve the console port login password on the USG2000&5000 as follows: In this case, you need to log in to the device through the web UI or Telnet. The operations are as follows (with user1 being the user that has forgotten the password): 1. Telnet to the device for the change: Login authentication Username:admin Password:********** Note: The max number of VTY users is 5, and the current number of VTY users on line is 1. NOTICE:This is a private communication system. Unauthorized access or use may lead to prosecution. system-view [USG] aaa [USG-aaa] local-user user1 password cipher password@123 //Indicates re-setting the password of account user1. Retrieve the console port login password as follows: system-view [USG5100]user-interface console 0 [USG5100-ui-console0]authentication-mode password cipher huawei@123

Retrieving the web UI login password on the USG2000&5000
Retrieve the web UI login password on the USG2000&5000 as follows: In this case, you need to log in to the device through Telnet or console port. The operations are as follows (with user1 being the user that has forgotten the password): Login authentication Username:admin Password:********** Note: The max number of VTY users is 5, and the current number of VTY users on line is 1. NOTICE:This is a private communication system. Unauthorized access or use may lead to prosecution. system-view [USG] aaa [USG-aaa] local-user user1 password cipher password@123 //Indicates re-setting the password of account user1.

Retrieving the Telnet login password on the USG6000
Retrieve the Telnet login password on the USG6000 as follows: In this case, you need to log in to the device through the console port or web UI. The operations are as follows (with user1 being the user that has forgotten the password): 1. Change the password through the console port. system-view [USG6600]aaa [USG6600-aaa]manager-user admin [USG6600-aaa-manager-user-admin]password cipher password@123 //Indicates changing the password of the admin account to password@123. Retrieve the Telnet login password as follows: system-view [USG6600]user-interface vty 0 4 [USG6600-ui-vty0-4]authentication-mode password cipher huawei@123

Configuring Telnet login on the USG2000&5000
For details on how to configure Telnet login on the USG2000&5000, visit the Huawei enterprise website. View or download the desired product documentation by the device model and version. For example, search for "Logging in to the device through Telnet" in the product documentation.

Password retrieval using BootROM for the USG2000&5000 series
As an administrator, if you forget your login user name or password, enable the device to start with the default configuration. Then use the default administrator user name/password (admin/Admin@123) to log in to the device, export the configuration file, change the administrator password, and overwrite the existing configuration file.

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