Debian and grub2 password reset

  • In grub boot screen type “e” for edit, and search for line starting with linux – add “init=/bin/bash” at the end
    • linux /boot/vmlinuz-version root=UUID=hex ro quite init=/bin/bash
  • Press CTRL+X to boot and execute following:
    • mount -o remount,rw /
  • enter “passwd” to change root password (or passwd username)
  • execute “sync” and make reboot

Upload files to your Cisco ASA via pscp – no password prompt

– make sure you have defined user on ASA with privilege 15
– make sure you have ssh scopy enable configured
Рon your linux host enter pscp -pw <password> <filename> <username>@<ASA IP>:<location/filename>

something like: pscp -pw THISisp4ssw0rdf anyconnectfile.pkg adminusername@8.8.8.8:disk0:/anyconnectfile.pkg

if you want to use scp with password prompt use: scp anyconnectfile.pkg adminusername@8.8.8.8:disk0:/anyconnectfile.pkg