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Changing an ASM Password

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

This document describes how to change an ASM (Advanced System Management) password.

Resolving the problem

From the Advanced System Management (ASM) login screen, type the user ID and password, and click the Log in button or press the Enter key.

Note: Ensure the desired system is selected.

Advanced System Management login screen showing the User ID and Password fields

Expand Login Profile, select Change Password, and then select the User ID you want to change.

Note: The Current password field indicates the user signed into ASM (not necessarily the User ID being changed).

ASM screen showing left navigation panel with Login Profile category expanded and the option to Change Password indented underneath it.  The right hand pane shows the Change Password screen with a pull down list for which User ID to change.

Note: If the admin password is lost, contact your service provider for a temporary celogin profile that can be used to reset admin.

Historical Number

349813115

Document information

More support for: HMC Firmware
POWER5™

Software version: 5.3.0, 5.3.5, 5.4.0, 5.4.5, 6.1, 6.1.0, 6.1.1

Operating system(s): IBM i

Reference #: N1015942

Modified date: 25 August 2012