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Dell PowerEdge R830 Owner's Manual

Deleting or changing system and setup password

Prerequisites

NOTE: You cannot delete or change an existing system or setup password if the Password Status is set to Locked.

Steps

  1. To enter System Setup, press F2 immediately after turning on or restarting your system.
  2. On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS > System Security.
  3. On the System Security screen, ensure that Password Status is set to Unlocked.
  4. In the System Password field, alter or delete the existing system password, and then press Enter or Tab.
  5. In the Setup Password field, alter or delete the existing setup password, and then press Enter or Tab.
    If you change the system and setup password, a message prompts you to reenter the new password. If you delete the system and setup password, a message prompts you to confirm the deletion.
  6. Press Esc to return to the System BIOS screen. Press Esc again, and a message prompts you to save the changes.

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