000012423 - How to use the VBS script to change passwords in RSA enVision

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Article Number000012423
Applies ToRSA Product Set: RSA enVision
RSA Product/Service Type: RSA enVision Password Manager Utility
RSA Version/Condition: 4.1
Platform: Windows
IssueHow to use the VBS script to change passwords?
RSA enVision passwords need to be changed.
ResolutionYou must use the Password Manager Utility in the RSA enVision appliance in order to change the passwords.
1. In the RSA enVision appliance, open a new command shell, and change directories to E:\nic\4100\node-name\password\update scripts.
2. Run the Password Manager Utility. Type: cscript ChangePassword.vbs
3. When prompted, enter the master password.
4. When prompted, enter menu number of the RSA enVision login whose password that you want to change.
For example, if you want to change the NIC_System password, enter 2.
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5. When prompted, enter the new password value. The new password must meet the following security criteria:
  • Should not contain the user account name or parts of the user's full name that exceed two consecutive characters
  • Be at least ten characters in length
  • Contains at least one uppercase letter
  • Contains at least one lowercase letter
  • Contains at least one number
  • Contains at least one special character
Note: The maximum length for the DBA password is 30 characters. For all other passwords, the maximum length is 127 characters.
6. Re-enter the password value when prompted.
7. If you want to change any other password values, enter Y, else enter N to exit the Password Manager Utility.
Additional reference: See the RSA enVision Hardware Setup and Maintenance Guide 60 Series, Appendix B "Changing Passwords", the section on Change Passwords on the enVision Appliance Using the Password Manager Utility.
NotesCAUTION: Do not stop or terminate the script when it is running. This may result in the system behaving in an inconsistent manner.
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