When you log into the ACS web interface for the first time, you are prompted to install the license file.
To log into the ACS web interface:
Step 1 Enter the ACS URL in your browser.
/acsadmin , where acs_host is the IP address or DNS host name.
The login page appears.
Step 2 In the Username field, enter
ACSAdmin , which is the default username. The value is not case-sensitive.
Step 3 In the Password field, enter
default , which is the default password. The value is case-sensitive.
Note Click Reset to clear the Username and Password fields and start over, if needed.
Step 4 Click Login or press Enter .
The login page reappears, prompting you to change your password.
Step 5 Enter
default in the Old Password field, then enter a new password in the New Password and Confirm Password fields.
If you forget your username or password, use the acs reset-password command to reset your username to ACSAdmin and your password to default. You are prompted to change your password after a reset. See Command Line Reference Guide for ACS 5.3 for more information.
Step 6 Click Login or press Enter .
You are prompted to install a valid license as shown in Figure 8-1.
Figure 8-1 ACS 5.3 License Screen
The license page appears only the first time that you log into ACS.
Step 7 Click Browse and choose a valid, unique base license for the ACS server.
For more information on installing a valid license, see the User Guide for the Cisco Secure Access Control System 5.3.
- If your login is successful, the main page of the ACS web interface appears.
- If your login is unsuccessful, the following error message appears:
Invalid username or password specified.
The Username and Password fields are cleared.
Step 8 Re-enter the valid username and password, and click Login .