How to reset Sonicwall Viewpoint 6.0 System Interface password

Sonicwall_LogoSonicWALL ViewPoint is an easy-to-use Web-based reporting tool that fully complements and extends SonicWALL’s security products and services. In Sonicwall Viewpoint, there are 2 main interface which is System and Application interfaces. The admin account for the System Interface is separate from the admin account for the Application Interface.

The default admin password for the System and Application interfaces is ‘password’. If the admin password for the System Interface or Application Interface is lost, you can reset it back to default admin password.

In this tutorial, i will show you how to reset the admin password for the System Interface is lost. 

Here is the screenshot of Viewpoint System Interface

sonicwall UMH

To reset the admin password back to default password, just follow below steps:-

Step 1: Stop the Sonicwall Web Server service:

Sonicwall Web Server

Step 2: Make a backup of the [GMSVP]\conf\applianceConf.txt file.  Then open the file and replace the contents with this value (you can edit the file using notepad):

 

 

346A536F74B2F90ABB53048693C4A68023114CC5BE00386E27246B89B2284055D765E32D6DC448373598FEE

5E9FAD70433849966461192837EF04017F7899088F9FEE071C69D9B9125622ECD5104906DE39E79DCB8AD12

E7E7FC0289AA638BC50108FC36A96EA4C814975435EFDF21B7EDB3EE9A1EBF9B77C4526BFD1CA5E30DDAC

EA240D1440B4AC7E788138CF2467ED47F1B305DD1CEDA4A3AF68189D4395120DECE63089A06F3C7E788138

CF2467E67ACEB69A835626B1C50997A4FC08D602B1BD84AD55DAC66CA10A19D41DB9A595863566242B182

368BE7CBDB653A4B66309CB9377752AEDB

Note: Please ensure that no spaces or extra lines are added to the text file.

Step 3: Start the Web Server service (same location that you stop the web services).

Step 4: Log into the System Interface using admin / password.  You will then be prompted to change the password:

changePass

 

After change the password for the System Interface, now you should able to login to System Interface using the new password.

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