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How To Disable the system login admin account and Configure a Different User on the S/N/K-Series

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TitleHow To Disable the system login admin account and Configure a Different User on the S/N/K-Series
Objective
 How do you disable the system login admin account on the S/N/K
Environment
  • S-Series
  • N-Series
  • K-Series
  • All Firmware releases
Procedure
Although not recommended without first creating some type of super-user account, below are the steps for creating a super-user account as well as disabling the admin account

The commands to Create a super-user account
set system login "Username" super-user enable
set password "Username"
Please enter new password:
Please re-enter new password:
Password changed
The command to disable the admin account
set system login admin disable


 
Additional notes
Please note:
By default Radius,TACAC's or any authentication application is configured, enabled on the switch and available, the switch would communicate with the application for user accounts and passwords for access. If at any time, the application of choice is disabled or unavailable, then the local accounts configured would be utilized.

 

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