Document ID: 108870
Updated: Dec 12, 2008
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. Is it possible to change the administrator password of the Linksys NSS?A.
The administrator password should be changed to ensure that only authorized individuals can access the NSS configuration interface. Pressing the Reset button on the NSS chassis will restore the NSS to factory default settings.
Note: "admin" is the default password of the Linksys NSS.
Changing the Administrator Password of the NSS
From the Manager Menu, click Admin then Maintenance.
Enter the current password in the Current Passwordfield.
Enter the new password in both New Password and Confirm Password fields.
String of Characters to be Used in Changing the Password of the NSS
When changing the default "admin" password, create a minimum of 8 characters and have at least 3 of the following:
- A lower case/upper case letters
- Integer (0-9)
- Special characters (! @ # $ % ^ * ~ , . / ?)
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