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Security issue with login : Local Mgmt username as root not existing in controller database but still able to login with same name

Hi Experts,


I have strange issue in my set-up . I have only one entry for mgmt username in my local mgmt user list in controller but still i am able to login into controller with other username which is generic "root"


 Software Version


there is another controller which has same issue .it has different software version

software version :


(Cisco Controller) >show mgmtuser

User Name                 Permissions    Description    Password Strength
-----------------------   ------------   ---------------------  ------------------
ABC                       read-write                                      Strong


Could you please suggest me on this ?



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Hi , Can anyone please reply

Hi ,


Can anyone please reply on this ?


its really very strange issue . and since it is security breach , i am more concern about it.


briefing again : I have cisco WLC's where I have added one local mgmt user as now I have only one username with read-write permission .

But still i am able to login with default username and password which is :

username : root

password : cisco


This local mgmt username is not there  in local mgmt user database.


Thanks in advance


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