Apollo DN series HP root account

Jules Richardson jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 09:07:15 CDT 2015

On 08/09/2015 07:39 PM, Bill Newman wrote:
> I have a vintage apollo question...
> In the late 1980's when HP acquired Apollo Computer Inc, I recall there was
> an HP root account, that shipped with every new machine.  In many cases
> this account was not removed.
> I recently acquired a DN3000 and to my amazement it was clean, and booted
> to an SR10.4 login prompt.  Does anybody remember that HP account and
> password?  Alternative cracks would be welcomed as well.


First try user/<blank>, user/apollo and root/apollo ... failing that 
there's some info here about clearing the registry:


I used to know quite a bit about these machines, but apparently it's all 
fallen out of my brain now :/



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