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MULTILINK ML1600 ETHERNET COMMUNICATIONS SWITCH – INSTRUCTION MANUAL 6–1
Ethernet Communications Switch
Chapter 6: Access Considerations
GE Consumer & Industrial
6.1 Securing Access
This section explains how the access to the MultiLink family of switches can be secured.
Further security considerations are also covered such as securing access by IP address or
It is assumed here that the user is familiar with issues concerning security as well as
securing access for users and computers on a network. Secure access on a network can
be provided by authenticating against an allowed MAC address as well as IP address.
The GE MultiLink family of switches have a factory default password for the manager as
well as the operator account. Passwords can be changed from the user ID by using the
set password command.
ML1600# set password
Enter Current Password:*******
Enter New Password:*******
Confirm New Password:*******
Password has been modified successfully
Other details on managing users and the passwords are covered in User MGMNT on page