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Ajay
Ajay Posts: 5
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Hi team,

l have missed placed the admin password for my USG60 Firewall, is there a way to reset it via the back door, l have the serial to RJ45 cable.

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  • TrondBKSuleimanCo
    TrondBKSuleimanCo Posts: 19  Freshman Member
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    edited March 2023
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    https://support.zyxel.eu/hc/en-us/articles/360012744371-What-can-I-do-if-I-forgot-my-USG-FLEX-ATP-VPN-password-or-cannot-access-it-anymore

  • Zyxel_Jeff
    Zyxel_Jeff Posts: 1,073  Zyxel Employee
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    Hi @Ajay

    Welcome to the Zyxel community. You can refer to this article to see how to how to backup running configuration if you forgot the password. Thanks.

  • Ajay
    Ajay Posts: 5
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    hi Team.,

    Can you please advice how to get access to stage 4 so l can change the backup old startup-config.conf to “startup-config-back.conf” ?

  • Ajay
    Ajay Posts: 5
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    got the far, but password never changed

    Press any key to enter debug mode within 3 seconds.
    ...............................
    Enter Debug Mode

    USG60> atkz b

    OK

    USG60> atgo

    Booting...
    Start to check file system...
    /dev/mmcblk0p9: 502/30720 files (2.2% non-contiguous), 104322/122880 blocks
    /dev/mmcblk0p10: 239/131072 files (7.5% non-contiguous), 19722/262144 blocks
    Done
    Kernel Version: V3.10.87 | 2021-08-09 21:14:39
    ZLD Version: V4.65(AAKY.1) | 2021-08-09 21:54:20

    INIT: version 2.86 booting
    Initializing Debug Account Authentication Seed (DAAS)... done.
    Setting the System Clock using the Hardware Clock as reference...System Clock set. Local time: Mon Apr 3 07:25:10 UTC 2023

    INIT: Entering runlevel: 3
    Insmod ZYKLOG Module. Starting zylog daemon: zylogd zylog starts.
    Starting syslog-ng secu-reporter.
    Starting ZLD Wrapper Daemon....
    Starting uam daemon.
    Starting myzyxel daemon.
    Starting periodic command scheduler: cron.
    Start ZyWALL system daemon....
    Starting link_updown daemon.
    Check signature package
    Check av signature package
    ADP version 3.12 loaded
    Cloud Query Daemon Start!
    ...........
    Got LINK_CHANGE
    Port [1] Copper is up --> Group [1] is up
    ..........Applying system configuration file, please wait...
    ................
    Got LINK_CHANGE
    Port [1] Copper is down --> Group [1] is down
    ..............................ZyWALL system is configured successfully with startup-config.conf

    Got LINK_CHANGE
    Port [3] Copper is up --> Group [3] is up

    Got LINK_CHANGE
    Port [1] Copper is up --> Group [1] is up

    Welcome to USG60

    Username: admin

  • Zyxel_Jeff
    Zyxel_Jeff Posts: 1,073  Zyxel Employee
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    Hi @Ajay

    You can enter the device Web-GUI > Maintenance > Configuration File > Configuration and download the lastgood.conf or startup-config-back.conf that you want to download. Thanks.

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