The CMDB Default Password page contains a list of default vendor credentials. These well-known credentials should never be used in production. During device discovery FortiSIEM checks if the device credentials are still set to default , and the system rule Default Password Detected by System triggers an incident if they are.
A sample raw event log for a default password incident:
<174>Oct 20 22:50:03 [PH_AUDIT_DEFAULT_PWD_MATCH]:[phEventCategory]=2,[appTransportProto]=SNMP,[reptModel]=
Adding a New Default Password
- Log in to your Supervisor node.
- Go to CMDB > Default Passwords.
- Select a group where you want to add the default password, or create a new one.
- Click New.
- Select the Vendor and Model of the device for which you want to enter a default password.
- Select the Access Protocol that is used to connect to the device.
- Enter the default User Name and Password for the device.
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