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VAX-VMS Accounts

Accounts to try if you wanna enter into a VAX/VMS
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Of course you can recognize a VAX when after the connection is made u listen to a BEEP and u see somenthing like:
Welcome to VAX/VMS V5.4

Username:

or somenthing like:
Welcome to VAX/VMS V5.0 on node HACKER

UNATHORIZED TO THIS SYSTEM IS PROHIBITED :___
ONLY AUTHORIZED USERS ARE CAN USE IT : :
:
Username: :
:
:
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Don't worry about it other times u see only the Username request without the welcome message.

Well, at the Username request try this accounts:
_______ _______
: : : :
: SYSTEM/SYSTEM : (this is the SYSTEM account...
: : but only 1 time in my life I entered
V : in a VAX with that accout because
Username : of the incompetence of the Operator)
:
V
Password

FIELD/FIELD
FIELD/SERVICE (a lot of times it work)
BACKUP/BACKUP (you will go to the Backup menu, but there will be a function to drop into DCL)
TEST/TEST
SYSTEST/SYSTEST
DECNET/DECNET (a lot of times u will see: You are not authorized to login from this source)
DEC/DEC
DECMAIL/DECMAIL
MANAGER/MANAGER
OPERATOR/OPERATOR
ROOT/ROOT (Well, this is an Unix account but : a guy found it in a VAX/VMS V5.2)
ROOT/SYSTEM :
USER/USER USERTEST/USERTEST VAX/VAX
HELP/HELP (help account, try to drop into DCL with CTRL-Z or CTRL-Y)
DCL/DCL
DEMO/DEMO
GUEST/GUEST (1 year ago I entered in VAX with this account, and it was a privileged account too....)
NEW/NEW
NEWS/NEWS
NET/NET
NET/NETWORK
ORACLE/ORACLE
REPORT/REPORT
REPORTS/REPORTS
SYS/SYS
DELPHI/DELPHI
MAIL/MAIL
MAILER/MAILER
TCP/TCP
HELLO/HELLO
START/START
JACK/JACK
RUN/RUN
JOB/JOB
WORK/WORK
LIB/LIB
KERMIT/KERMIT
DIALOUT/DIALOUT
CONTAB/CONTAB (especially on italian VAXes)
LAVORO/LAVORO " " " " " " " " "
ACQUISTI/ACQUISTI " " " " " " " " "
AIUTO/AIUTO " " " " " " " " "

If you don't enter in the VAX with this funny accounts, try to enter surnames like:
ROSSI, BIANCHI, ANDERSON, ADAMS, SIMPSON ...

or names like:
MARIO, SILVIA, MARK, ERIC, PETER ...

If after the connection to a VAX/VMS u see somenthing like:
Welcome to VAX/VMS V5.3 on node LARRY1

try to enter with the LARRY1 account, and I am sure it will work. Personally I entered a lot of times with the name of the node.... I can't understand why the Operator creates that account.

Well, if you are an Operator and you want to protect a VAX/VMS by Hacking attemps into it I recommend you to protect the SYSTEM account password of course, and to delete accounts like FIELD, SYSTEST, etc... so the only privileged account will be the SYSTEM one and with it you can do all the things that u usually do with the FIELD and SYSTEST accounts.

After that, start to create accounts for your dependents like:
ID001 :
ID002 :
ID003 : For the password use
... : things very difficult likes:
:
or is better things like: : S03JDJH28DJH8SFND
: or
AAX01 : 39283812232312333
BAX02 :
CAX03 : Don't use password like:
DAX04 :
EAX05 : MILAN,INTER,JACK,SPORT,MUSIC ...
... :
:

Well dear Operator, when you create this accounts don't give the ALL privileges to all.... remember that the only privileged account is the SYSTEM one:
UAF> ADD ID001/PASSWORD=34239382333 <--- It's ok.
UAF> ADD ID001/PRIV=ALL <--- It's bad.

You gived the ALL privs to a normal account and you haven't defined the password.

Well, that's all.
If you need other explanations call my BBS at +39-6-5503480 and send a message to the SysOp: Machine
Posted on October 21st, 2009 - Updated on December 31st, 2010
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