HP-UX: HOWTO: Reset Root Password

This is a part of collection of HP-UX tips from the time I worked as system admin:

The information below is the result of my researches in the Internet and of my experiences. It is solely used for my purpose and may not be suitable for others.

  1. Boot into the single-user mode by interuppting the boot process
  2. Type bo pri
  3. Enter 'y' for interact with ISL
  4. ISL> hpux -is
  5. # mount /usr
  6. # passwd root
  7. Change password for root

That's all!

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