Apollo DN series HP root account

Sean Caron scaron at umich.edu
Mon Aug 10 09:22:34 CDT 2015

I did a little Googling and some site suggested password "-apollo-" but
unfortunately I don't have one and have never really worked with them so I
can't back that up from personal experience.



On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 10:07 AM, Jules Richardson <
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Bill,
> First try user/<blank>, user/apollo and root/apollo ... failing that
> there's some info here about clearing the registry:
>   http://web.mit.edu/kolya/www/csa-faq.html#4.24
> I used to know quite a bit about these machines, but apparently it's all
> fallen out of my brain now :/
> cheers
> Jules

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