A. This is one of those annoying times you need to read the documentation. The Release Notes (WSS2008_RELNOTES.DOC) of the Windows Storage Server 2008 embedded tools CD (the tools CD, not the installation media) tell you the password is wSS2008!.
"By default, if you install Windows Storage Server 2008 without specifying a password in an Unattend.xml file, the password for Windows Storage Server 2008 is wSS2008!."
As it explains, you can change the default password by creating an Unattend.xml file.Related Reading:
- Q. What iSCSI target solutions are available for Windows?
- Short Takes: Microsoft Ships What Is Likely the Final Standalone Storage Server Version
- Continuous Data Protection
- Q. Can I still use Microsoft Virtual Server or Microsoft Virtual PC to test Windows Server 2008 clustering?
Check out hundreds more useful Q&As like this in John Savill's FAQ for Windows. Also, watch instructional videos made by John at ITTV.net.