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This document describes steps to change the password for a local user on the Firepower 2100 Appliance. This procedure changes depending on the application code used. It can be either Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) or Firepower Threat Defense (FTD). Both methods are covered in this document.
Cisco recommends that you have knowledge of these topics:
Cisco Firepower FXOS
The information in this document is based on this hardware/software versions:
FXOS Version 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3
The information in this document was created for devices where the current admin username and password are known and for devices with a cleared (default) configuration
Procedure for Firepower 2100 with ASA image
Step 1. Enter security mode.
Step 2. Verify which user is configured, where local-user-name is the account name to be used to log in into this account.
Step 2. Verify if the user to change part of the "users" table.
> show user Login UID Auth Access Enabled Reset Exp Warn Str Lock Max admin 100 Local Config Enabled No Never N/A Dis No 0
Step 3. Set the password for the user account.
> configure user password admin Enter current password: Enter new password for user admin: Confirm new password for user admin:
Example for Firepower 2100 with ASA code
FPR-2100 login:admin password:Admin123 FPR-2100# scope security
FPR-2100 /security # show local-user
User Name First Name Last name
--------------- --------------- ---------
FPR-2100 /security # enter local-user admin
FPR-2100 /security/local-user # set password
Enter a password: cisco
Confirm the password: cisco
FPR-2100 /security/local-user* # commit-buffer
FPR-2100 /security/local-user #
After the changes are committed, confirm that it works properly, log out off the session and log back in with the new password cisco.
Once the password is changed, the older password is replaced by the new one.
Example for Firepower 2100 with FTD code
Firepower-chassis# connect ftd > show user Login UID Auth Access Enabled Reset Exp Warn Str Lock Max admin 100 Local Config Enabled No Never N/A Dis No 0 > configure user password admin Enter current password: oldpassword Enter new password for user admin: newpassword Confirm new password for user admin: newpassword
After the changes are committed, confirm that it works properly, log out off the session and log back in with the new passwordnewpassword.