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Administrator Guide

HUAWEI IP Phone 7920 and 7960 V600R006C00

Describes the deployment, configuration, and maintenance of HUAWEI IP Phone 7920/7960.
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Admin Password Change

Admin Password Change

This section describes how to change the administrator password.

  • The administrator password can be changed only in HTTPS access mode for the sake of security.
  • To ensure security, periodically change your password (administrator password). Ensure that the password meets the complexity requirements.
  • If you have changed the administrator password on the phone web page, the password for accessing the phone's Advanced screen is changed accordingly.

Setting Parameters on the Web Page

  1. Access the phone web page as an administrator. For details, see Web Page Access.
  2. Choose Advanced > Change Admin Password.

    The Change Admin Password page is displayed, as shown in Figure 6-6.

    Figure 6-6 Change Admin Password

  3. Set parameters (see Table 6-12 for detailed parameter descriptions).

    Table 6-12 Parameter description



    How to Set

    How to Modify the Configuration File

    Old Password

    Indicates the currently used password.

    Enter the current password.

    Default: admin123


    New Password

    Indicates the new password you want to use.

    The password must be a string of at least 8 characters containing at least two types of the following: digits, lower-case letters, upper-case letters, and special characters. The value cannot exceed 31 bytes.

    Parameter: PBKDF2Password

    Location: Device > ComCfg > WebAdminUserSecurity

    Setting: Enter your new password as required.

    Example: PBKDF2Password="Admin123//"


    Take sufficient measures to protect the administrator password.

    Confirm Password

    Indicates the confirm password.

    Enter the new password again.


Changing the Administrator Password on the LCD Screen

  1. Choose Advanced > Password on the LCD screen as an administrator. For details, see section Advanced Screen Access.
  2. Set Old, New, and Confirm.

    See Table 6-12 for detailed parameter descriptions

  3. Press Done.
Updated: 2019-03-06

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