What is the default User Name for Symantec Security Information Manager v4.x Console or Web Configuration page?
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What is the default User Name for Symantec Security Information Manager v4.x Console or Web Configuration page?

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Article ID: 177333

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Issue/Introduction

What is the Default User Name used to login to Symantec Security Information Manager v4.x (SSIM) after installation?

Resolution

The Default User Name used to access the SSIM Console and Web Configuration page is 'Administrator'

During the SSIM installation, a single password is entered. After the SSIM installation, The SSIM Appliance can be accessed via the SSIM Console or the SSIM Web Configuration page. The User Name and Password used to log in will be 'Administrator' and the Password that was provided during installation.

Note: The User 'Administrator' does not exist as a user in Linux. When connecting to the SSIM via an SSH client (like Putty), use the default Linux account of 'db2admin', and the Password provided during the SSIM installation. From there it is possible to 'su -' to root using the same password.

Also: When changing the default password for 'root', it is important to do so in the SSIM Web Configuration page; Do not change Passwords in Linux.