Setting Passwords

The Passwords page of the System screen lets you maintain default passwords:

Note: Initial passwords do not affect existing user profiles, only profiles that you create after specifying the initial password.

The Passwords page provides the following fields:

Table 1. Password fields
Field Maximum Length Description

Administrator Password

25

Enter a password of five to 25 characters. Letters, digits, spaces, periods, dashes (-), asterisks (*), and underscore characters (_) are allowed. The password is case-sensitive.

Re-enter Administrator Password

25

Re-enter the Administrator password to confirm that you typed it correctly.

Initial User Password

25

Enter a password of five to 25 characters. Letters, digits, spaces, periods, dashes (-), asterisks (*), and underscore characters (_) are allowed. The password is case-sensitive.

Re-enter Initial User Password

25

Re-enter the Initial User password to confirm that you typed it correctly.

Initial Phone Password

25

Enter a password of five to 25 characters. Letters and digits are allowed. Special characters are not allowed. The password is case-sensitive.

Re-enter Phone Password

25

Re-enter the Initial Phone password to confirm that you typed it correctly.

To set default passwords:

  1. Click System in the navigation bar to display the System screen.
  2. Click the Passwords tab to display the Passwords page.
  3. Enter and confirm passwords.
  4. Do either of the following:
    • Click Save Changes to save the settings.

    • Click another tab in the System section to enter additional system settings.

Note: In addition to using the built-in administrator account, you can also create a group that has administration permission. Users in this group can access the administration console using their own log in name and password.