Most customers automatically authenticate mac-authentications without checking passwords or credentials by the setting. See the below, in this configuration the Authenticate Request Locally for is UNCHECKED. This means it will run through the Authentication rules below. In this case, it will hit the last one for Local Authentication.
So it will use the below settings for local authentication
However, for customers that do want to check mac-authentications either locally or on the backend for the username and/or password, we can alter the default password on the XOS devices to match the SecureStack Settings.configure netlogin add mac-list default NOPASSWORD