What is the Default Username and Password for my cRIO or Real-Time PXI Controller?

Updated Feb 11, 2020

Reported In


  • PXIe-8102
  • cRIO-9024


  • LabVIEW 2015 Real-Time Module

Issue Details

I have a new LabVIEW Real-Time controller and I need to log into the controller in order to change the settings. What is the default Username and Password for the controller?


The default Username is admin and the default password is blank, so you can leave that space empty.
Login Screen for NI MAX

Login Screen for Web-based Configuration

Additional Information

To get to the above window:

1. Open either Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) or the Web-based configuration webpage.
2. Select the hardware you are trying to log into. 
3. Click on the Login button on the top right of the page.
4. Use the default username and password.