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Setting a UEFI Password

Rationale

In the UEFI settings you can modify very fundamental system properties, e.g. disable booting from USB. Access to these settings should be protected by a password.

Instructions for IGEL UD LX devices

By default no UEFI password is set on IGEL UD devices. To set a password, do the following:

  1. Hold down the Del key (F2 key for UD2) while booting.

    The UEFI menu opens.

  2. Using the arrow and return keys, go to SCU.

    The Setup Utility opens.

  3. Using the arrow and return keys, go to Security.
  4. Use the arrow keys to select Set Supervisor Password
  5. Hit Return.
  6. Enter the desired UEFI password and hit Return
  7. Enter the same UEFI password again and hit Return twice.
  8. Hit F10 in order to save and exit.
  9. Confirm Exit Saving Changes? by hitting Return.

    The system boots, and the UEFI settings are now password-protected

Instructions for 3rd-party devices converted with UDC3