Change Cisco MDS Admin password

Step 1 Use the show user-accounts command to verify that your user name has network-admin privileges.

switch# show user-account
this user account has no expiry date

Step 2 If your user name has network-admin privileges, issue the username command to assign a new administrator password.

switch# config t
switch(config)# username admin password <new password>
switch(config)# exit

Step 3 Save the software configuration.

switch# copy running-config startup-config
Full cisco documentation here (includes password recovery for lost passwords)

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