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New Features

6.2.0
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Password change prompt on first login  6.2.1

This new feature forces a password change when the administrator logs in after a factory reset or new image installation. The administrator password remains empty for a new device.

To change the administrator password after a factory reset or new image installation:
  1. In the login window, enter your user name.
  2. Click Login.

    A prompt appears to change the password.
  3. Enter the following information:
    1. The current password in the Old Password field
    2. The new password in the New Password field
    3. Re-enter the new password in the Confirmation Password field
  4. Click OK.

    The login window appears.
  5. Enter your user name and new password.
  6. Click Login.

Sample CLI

FortiWiFi-51E login: admin
Password:
You are forced to change your password, please input a new password.
New Password:******
Confirm Password:******
Welcome !
Tooltip

The administrator can unset the password to keep using the empty password.

To unset the password using the CLI:
config system admin
   edit admin
       unset password <current_password>
   end
end

Password change prompt on first login  6.2.1

This new feature forces a password change when the administrator logs in after a factory reset or new image installation. The administrator password remains empty for a new device.

To change the administrator password after a factory reset or new image installation:
  1. In the login window, enter your user name.
  2. Click Login.

    A prompt appears to change the password.
  3. Enter the following information:
    1. The current password in the Old Password field
    2. The new password in the New Password field
    3. Re-enter the new password in the Confirmation Password field
  4. Click OK.

    The login window appears.
  5. Enter your user name and new password.
  6. Click Login.

Sample CLI

FortiWiFi-51E login: admin
Password:
You are forced to change your password, please input a new password.
New Password:******
Confirm Password:******
Welcome !
Tooltip

The administrator can unset the password to keep using the empty password.

To unset the password using the CLI:
config system admin
   edit admin
       unset password <current_password>
   end
end