F5 ships BIG-IP, FirePass, and ARX systems with default values for several system settings. This article provides a summary of these settings to assist you with accessing the devices upon receipt from F5.
The settings described in this article also apply to Enterprise Manager, BIG-IP Virtual Edition, and BIG-IQ systems.
Note: If your product is not listed in a particular table, either the product family does not ship with a default setting of the type specified in the table, or the product may no longer be supported. For further information on supported platforms, refer to SOL4309: The F5 platform life cycle support policy.
Note: F5 recommends modifying the default passwords for system maintenance accounts to comply with standards, such as PCI compliance, or other security policies appropriate for your organization.
The following table lists the default user names and passwords:
|Login Type||User name||Password|
|BIG-IP Configuration utility||admin||admin|
|BIG-IP command line||root||default|
|BIG-IQ Configuration utility||admin||admin|
|BIG-IQ command line||root||default|
|FirePass Administrative Console||admin||admin|
|FirePass Maintenance Console||maintenance||n/a|
Default IP addresses
The following IP addresses are assigned to BIG-IP, BIG-IQ, and FirePass devices by default:
|Product||Management Port IP address/Netmask|
The default baud of the serial console port is set to the following values:
|Product||Serial console port baud|