lost password caused by drunk admin
ghirai at ghirai.com
Tue Apr 17 06:57:17 UTC 2007
Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 4:59:40 AM, you wrote:
> Hello FreeBSD List,
> Ok I made a huge mistake (insert laugh here because I know you will).
> I was working late at home and had more then a few drinks... A lot
> more. I was working with a PAP2-NA (Analog to VoIP adapter (ATA)) and
> I changed the password. The password that was programed into the unit
> from my service provider was a randomly generated password and I was
> messing with a lot of the settings and needed to keep logging in. So
> I changed it to make my life easier.
> So any way I changed the password and now it appears I didn't change
> the password to what I had thought I had. The password was a short 4
> digit number. Like I said I just wanted to make my life easier while
> I was messing around with it. Now I am locked out of the unit and
> TOTALY SOL. My phones don't work at the house because the think has
> been set incorrectly.
> I don't know how to crack passwords or even where to start. Is there
> some kind of script or application I can run on my FreeBSD system to
> try every combination of numbers from 0 - 9999.
> It is possible I may have fat fingered the number so it could be 6 or
> 7 digits instead of the 4 I intended. I don't know. I tried every
> variation I can think of and even got drunk again hoping to recreate
> the stupid mistake.
> I have totally messed that one up. I would have had to type it twice
> which just goes to show you should not work on your junk while drunk.
> Can anyone help me out? The unit has no reset buttons to reset it to
> defaults there is nothing online that I can find to bypass the unit.
> I did a port scan and it appears to only be listening on port 80. Any
> thoughts out there? Please.
> Thanks and I hope I made someone laugh with my mistake because I know
> all my friends are.
How/over what protocol do you get to wherever it asks for the password?
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