How to unlock the Console Lock Screen

This article describes how to remove the locked console screen present after Evolution is fully booted.

Note:  This article Applies to Evolution 5.0 and later

After Evolution completes booting, the console is locked out as shown here:

From the lock out screen you are unable to access the CLI.  If you wish to enable access to the CLI from the console, you will need to type the command removelock on the console screen and press enter.

When you type removelock and press enter, the system will reboot

The system will proceed to power off, remove the console lock and boot back up.  When it finishes booting the system will be at a login, prompt:

If you have not already, you will need to Reset the Root Password so you can log into the console.

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