Cisco Small Business Network Storage Systems

Changing the administrator password of the NSS2050

Document ID: 109516

Updated: Jan 26, 2009



This article is one in a series to assist in the setup, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Cisco Small Business products (formerly Linksys Business Series).

Q. How do I change the administrator password of the NSS2050?


String of Characters to be Used in Changing the Password of the NSS2050

When changing the default "admin" password, create a minimum of 8 characters and have at least 3 of the following:

  1. A lower case/upper case letters
  2. Integer (0-9)
  3. Special characters (! @ # $ % ^ * ~ , . / ?)

Step 1:
From the Manager Menu, click Admin then Password

Step 2:
Enter the current password in the Current Password field "admin".


Step 3:
Enter the new Created Password in both New Password and Confirm Password fields.


Step 4:
Click Update for changes to take effect.

Note: Pressing the Reset button on the NSS chassis will restore the NSS to factory default settings. "admin" is the default password of the Linksys NSS2050.

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Updated: Jan 26, 2009
Document ID: 109516