Controller Based WLANs

How do I recover the GUI root password of ECS?

Product and Software: This article applies to all Aruba controllers and ArubaOS 2.x and 3.x. 

The application root account and all GUI administrator accounts were deleted by mistake. 

You cannot login to GUI, and from the CLI you can see: 


RunClient DumpClients.class -last Admin -DumpPW Bradford 

DumpClients main starting 

No clients found. 


Restart ECS and the default account will be recreated. 


shutdown the Campus Manager Processes 
startup the Campus Manager Processes 


You can login from the CLI with user name root and password YAMS. 


> RunClient DumpClients.class -last Admin -DumpPW Bradford 
DumpClients main starting 

Admin, root 
DBID = 1 
MAC = null 
IP = null 
Status = Disconnected 
Type = Administrator 
Grade = null 
Ident = null 
e-mail = null 
UserID = root 
ParentID = null 
Security Access Value = null 
Password = YAMS 
Location = 

Endpoint Compliance System E-50R 

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