5.7. Locking and Unlocking Configurations
You can lock a configuration to prevent anyone from editing it without knowing the password. This is also
useful for preventing accidental changes. To lock a configuration, select View > Lock Config. Select Yes to
lock the configuration with a password (you may also select No to lock the configuration without assigning a
password). A new dialog will open and you will be asked to enter the password. Select OK once you have
done so, and you will be asked to confirm the password. Select OK again and the configuration will now be
locked. After you have set the password, select File > Configurations > Save Config to save the
If you try to edit a locked configuration, you will be prompted for the password. If you supply an incorrect
password, you will be unable to edit the configuration. If you provide the correct password, the configuration
will remain unlocked until you lock it again. Whenever you re-lock a configuration, you will be asked whether
you want to use the existing password or set a new password.
If you forget your configuration password, you can use the backup password. Select View > About IMPACT.
The backup password is the first eight characters of the ID string.