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Brocade is a networking company that makes switches and routers. Many people don't realize that Brocade also force them to use default passwords for their devices. If you happen to forget your admin password, there is a good chance that the default password ‘admin’ will work. This article will list the default password admin for Brocade devices, as well as how to change them. Stay safe out there!
Brocade's history traces back to its origins in the PACE (Prism Adaptive Communications Environment) project of Stanford University, which began in 1979. Work on PACE began with the intent of creating a distributed multi-protocol implementation of the then-new Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) standard as its main protocol.
The brocade default password admin for the “admin” account is “password”. The OS of brocade switch uses Linux 2.6 kernel.
To get more info about the switches, you can visit the official site of brocade.
The root account does not have a password (it is disabled) so for turning on the root account you need to change “disabled” to “no” in the file /egress/interface_name/conf/if_subif_alloc.dat and to enter a new passcode in the file /egress/interface_name/conf/if_subif_0_subif_alloc.
Most popular operating systems, databases, and even software packages came with a number of default admin passwords that are supposed to be replaced after installation. The problem is, a good number of these default passwords have been known to the public throughout the existence of these pieces of software, and still are to this day. As a matter of fact, one of the most common default passwords for Windows operating systems is “Administrator”.
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