Default username and password of Admin-Admin Does Not Work After Factory Reset
The default username/password of "Admin-Admin" does not work after Factory reset of the firewall.
- Palo Alto Firewalls.
- Supported PAN-OS.
- Factory reset.
After a factory reset, the CLI console prompt transitions through following prompts before it is ready to accept admin/admin login:
An example on the PA-500 is shown below.
- 500 login:
- PA-HDF login:
- PA-500 login:
When the prompt displayed is #3, then the device is ready to accept the default username/password to allow login.
Note: Use Enter key few times to ensure the prompt is changed to PA-500 login: