Acquired this five drive external RAID unit at work and had to do some research to reset its password as nobody had remembered it. Some searching revealed the master password to the unit and apparently some others.

You can find the original site here http://phaq.phunsites.net/2007/01/12/master-password-for-areca-arc-1210-controller/


MNO974315743924

Some say it might need to be lowercase, for me the uppercase worked and lower did not.

Tested on:
Areca ARC-1210
Areca ARC-5030