FortiSIEM CMDB Default Passwords

Default Passwords

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

  1. Log in to your Supervisor node.
  2. Go to CMDB > Default Passwords.
  3. Select a group where you want to add the default password, or create a new one.
  4. Click New.
  5. Select the Vendor and Model of the device for which you want to enter a default password.
  6. Select the Access Protocol that is used to connect to the device.
  7. Enter the default User Name and Password for the device.












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