RS6000 7012-320H

From: Carlos Murillo <>
Date: Sat Oct 13 08:39:58 2001

At 08:14 AM 10/13/01 +0200, Hans wrote:

>> IBM AIX version 3 RS6000 (C) 1989, 1990
>> Console Login:
>> How do I get inside?
>You'll have to resort to trial and error. There is no way to boot the
>into a single user shell without an external boot device (and this will be
>hard to find, as detailed in earlier messages).

Oh. Someone had said something about floppies before...

>You can also try to get into the machine through the network. I once managed
>to do this by faking a NIS server and serving a root account through NIS, but
>I was lucky because NIS was enabled on the machine (a RS6k/340H running AIX
>3.2.1). Connect the box to a network and use tcpdump to see whether it has
>any network services running which you might exploit.

Unfortunately, I don't have the "ethernet riser card" for this, so
I'm network-less.


Carlos E. Murillo-Sanchez
Received on Sat Oct 13 2001 - 08:39:58 BST

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