[non-SUMMARY] Re: Slightly OT - v240s with preset admin passwords
jpelliot at umd.umich.edu
Mon Nov 17 10:37:28 EST 2003
Got 2 answers -- thanks Christoper and Simon. Unfortunately, their
experiences were different than mine.
I'm currently working with the sales team to investigate why these
systems have been pre-configured, and what better alternatives there are.
Jef Elliott wrote:
> Sorry to be a bit off-topic here, but I am wondering if any managers
> out there have received their v240's with a preconfigured ALOM password.
> 2 of the 4 we received did not let us establish our own password for
> admin - they have been set to something that is unknown.
> Of my main concerns, top-most is that these units were used/demo'd
> somewhere. Last thing I need is a "new" v240 that isn't really new.
> Sun's solution is rather sub-optimal... adding a new user with admin
> rights. The tech suggested that these may have been set up to test
> before being shipped and someone forgot to reset things to normal. That
> also leaves the question in my mind of what else did they "forget"
> before sending these units out. QC for these units is already suspect as
> it is with the motherboard/NIC issues and other various
> production/delivery delays.
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