Is there a default password for console port login to an AR

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ARs' support for the default console port login password is as follows:
- All AR models have no default password in V200R005C20 and earlier versions.
- All AR models have a default password in V200R005C20 and later versions. The default user name is admin, and the default password is Admin@huawei.

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Check whether the AR routers Console login has a default password.
The AR routers Console password for logging in to the default support status: -all models AR equipment in V200R005C20 and previous versions have no default password. -all models AR equipment after V200R005C20 version has a default password, the default user name is admin, by default, the password is:Admin@huawei.

How to configure or change the password for console port login on an AR
You can use either of the following methods to configure or change the password for console port login on an AR: Method 1: Log in to the AR using Telnet or other remote login modes, and configure and change the console port login password. The following is an example (using Telnet): If you have a Telnet account and administrator rights, log in to the AR using Telnet, change the console port login password, and save the configuration. 1. Log in to the AR using a Telnet account. 2. Change the console port login password. The following example changes the authentication mode to password authentication and the password to huawei@123. [Huawei] user-interface console 0 [Huawei-ui-console0] authentication-mode password [Huawei-ui-console0] set authentication password cipher huawei@123 //Enter the password in interactive mode (V200R005C00 and later versions). [Huawei-ui-console0] return The following example changes the authentication mode to AAA authentication, user name to admin123, and password to Huawei@123. [Huawei] user-interface console 0 [Huawei-ui-console0] authentication-mode aaa [Huawei-ui-console0] quit [Huawei] aaa [Huawei-aaa] local-user admin123 password irreversible-cipher Huawei@123 [Huawei-aaa] local-user admin123 privilege level 15 [Huawei-aaa] local-user admin123 service-type terminal [Huawei-aaa] return 3. Run the save command to save the configuration to prevent configuration loss after a restart. Method 2: Clear the console port login password on the BootROM menu and change the password. You can clear the password for console port login on the BootROM menu. The system can skip password check when you log in to it through the console port. After the AR restarts, change the console port login password and save the configuration. // After the password is cleared, no password is required for the first login through the serial port. If you do not promptly change the password, you cannot re-login through the serial port after logout. 1. Connect a serial cable to the AR and restart it. When the message "Press Ctrl+B to break auto startup ..." is displayed, press Ctrl+B and enter the default password ("huawei" for V200R003C01 and earlier versions, and "Admin@huawei" for V200R005C00 and later versions) to enter the BootROM main menu. 2. Choose Password Manager > Clear the console login password > Return > Default Startup on the BootROM main menu. On the page that is displayed, clear the console port login password. Note: When you log in through the console port after the system is started, you will encounter three conditions depending on the device model. Perform the following operations as required: a. If the system prompts you to enter the password when you log in, set a password. b. If the AR is running V200R005C30 or a later version, enter the default user name (admin) and password (Admin@huawei). c. If no authentication is required when you log in, configure the console port password after the login.

Clear the password for console port login
You can use the two methods described on the right to clear the password for console port login. Method 1 is recommended.Method 1: Starting a Switch Through the BIOS Menu After starting a switch through the BIOS menu, you can log in to the switch through the console port without entering the password only this time. The original console port login password is still saved in the configuration file. 1.Connect the PC to the console port of the switch and restart the switch. When the following information is displayed, press Ctrl+B within 3 seconds and enter the BIOS password to access the BIOS main menu. Select Modify console password and enter y. The switch will restart. Press CTRL+B to enter BIOS menu: 1 Password: //The default BIOS password is Admin@huawei.com. Info: The entered password is the same as the default one. You are advised to change the password to ensure security. BIOS Menu (Version: 333) 1. Continue to boot 2. Update from serial interface 3. Update from ethernet interface 4. Modify startup parameters 5. File system 6. Modify stack parameters 7. Modify BIOS password 8. Modify console password 9. Restore factory defaults 10. Reboot Enter your choice(1-10): 8 Caution: A new console password must be set after the restart. Continue now? Yes(y) or No(n): y 2.When the following information is displayed, enter n, that is, do not set the password for logging in to the switch through the console port for the first time. An initial password is required for the first login via the console. Continue to set it? [Y/N]: n Warning: There is a risk on the user-interface which you login through. Please change the configuration of the user-interface as soon as possible. Method 2: Configuring the Non-Authentication Mode The non-authentication mode allows users to log in to the switch through the console port without authentication. Because this mode has security risks, you are advised to configure AAA or password authentication to enhance device security. system-view [~HUAWEI] user-interface console 0 [~HUAWEI-ui-console0] authentication-mode none [*HUAWEI-ui-console0] commit

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