Changing the Windows Administrator Password for the Commvault Appliance A600

As of Version 11 SP10, Commvault does not sell the A600, A410 or the A210 Appliance anymore. You can purchase the Commvault HyperScale Appliance instead. For more information, see Commvault HyperScale Appliance.

After installing and configuring the Commvault Appliance A600, you must change the default Windows administrator password for the appliance.

Before You Begin

Ensure that the installation and configuration of the Commvault Appliance A600 is complete as described in Installing the CommServe and MediaAgent on the Commvault Appliance A600 or Installing the MediaAgent on Commvault Appliance A600.


  1. Turn on the appliance.

    The screen prompts you to press (Ctrl+Alt+Del) keys to activate the Windows screen.

  2. Click Change Password.
  3. In the Old Password box, type appliance@cv1.
  4. Type the New Password and confirm by retyping the new password.

What to Do Next

After changing the default Windows administrator password of the Commvault Appliance A600, register the appliance and procure the permanent license.

For more information, see Registering Commvault Appliance A600.

Last modified: 3/1/2018 10:00:19 PM