Apr 09

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Windows Server 2008 Storage Server default Administrator password

I finally got around to downloading Storage Server 2008 for some hyper-v / iscsi tests I am working on, and after installing Storage Server it did not ask for me to create a password like other Server 2008 / Server 2008 R2 server installs do on first boot.  It appears the default password is “wSS2008!” (minus the quotes, of course).  I found it from a bing search, here.  I figured maybe someone else will run across it and read this, and not have to resort to using DaRT to reset the password offline as I did.

Obviously, if you’re using SS 2008, you’ll want to change this password anyway – not sure why this was done this way, but it was.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cluberti.com/blog/2010/04/09/windows-server-2008-storage-server-default-administrator-password/

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