Set the Sarix web admin password on multiple devices (Legacy Sarix based devices) Not SSH password

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POTENTIAL FOR DATA LOSS.
The steps detailed in the resolution of this article may result in a loss of critical data if not performed properly. Before beginning these steps, make sure all important data is backed up in the event of data loss. If you are unsure, please contact Product Support Services prior to attempting the procedure below.

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Issue

There is a need to set the web admin password on multiple Sarix devices.

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • All known versions of Legacy Sarix based devices.
  • Endura Utilities
  • Older sairx cameras no new versions
  • Does not reset SSH password

Cause

Setting the passwords one at a time through the web interface can take a long time depending on the number of Sarix devices.

NOTE: Legacy only cameras

Resolution

Note: SSH must be enabled with the default login [user: root, password: pel2899100] for this procedure to work properly.

1. Download the Set Sarix Web Password script.

2. Log into Endura Utilities using your admin login [Default username: admin, password: admin]

3. Import and run the script:

1. From the Scripts tab in Endura Utilities, click the Import button.

2. Browse to and open the desired xml script file to import it.

3. Click the System Attributes tab.

4. Right-click the Sarix device, hover over Scripts in the right-click dialog then select Set Sarix Web Password.

4. After the script completes, verify the login through the web interface.

 

NOTE: Once again this does not reset the SSH password in the Legacy Sarix Camera