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Change Password

How to change password manuel
using telnet from a windows PC.
  1. press Start menu
  2. press Run
  3. write: telnet (press enter)
Now the telnet consol starts.
  1. write user name: root  (press enter)
  2. write: passwd  (press enter)
  3. write the password you want (press enter)
  4. write your new password again (press enter)

It should look something like this.
It depends on what software and box you are using.

opendreambox 2.0.0 dm7020hd

dm7020hd login: root
root@dm7020hd:~# passwd
Changing password for root
Enter the new password (minimum of 5, maximum of 8 characters)
Please use a combination of upper and lower case letters and numbers.
New password:********
Re-enter new password:********
passwd: password changed.

From the couch
There is made two plugin that makes is possible to change password from the box
both are available for download through the Software manager
Password Changer and SetPasswd