Re: hidden admin user on every HP MSA2000 G3

From: Pavel Kankovsky <>
Subject: Re: hidden admin user on every HP MSA2000 G3

On Mon, 13 Dec 2010 wrote:

> i just found out that there is a hidden user on every HP MSA2000 G3 
> SAN out there:
> username: admin
> password: !admin

Confirmed on P2000 G3 (fw L100R013). (Please, HP, is it really
necessary to give us *so many* different reasons to hate you?!)

> this user doesnt show up in the user manager, and the password 
> cannot be changed - looks like the perfect backdoor for everybody.

The user was invisible but I was able to change its password in CLI with
"set password admin password ..." (the change was effective, the old
password was not valid any longer).

Pavel Kankovsky aka Peak                          / Jeremiah 9:21        \
"For death is come up into our MS Windows(tm)..." \ 21st century edition /

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