Cannot log into Cisco 2800 router. Please help!

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Jul 2nd, 2007

Please help. I can't log into our 2800 router. I tried the using cisco for the username and password, but it doesn't work. How can I tackle this? Is there a way to reset the username and password?

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Cisco Router and Security Device Manager (SDM) is installed on this device.

This feature requires the one-time use of the username "cisco"

with the password "cisco".

Please change these publicly known initial credentials using SDM or the IOS CLI.

Here are the Cisco IOS commands.

username <myuser> privilege 15 secret 0 <mypassword>

no username cisco

Replace <myuser> and <mypassword> with the username and password you want to use

.

For more information about SDM please follow the instructions in the QUICK START

GUIDE for your router or go to http://www.cisco.com/go/sdm

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User Access Verification

Username: cisco

Password:

% Login invalid

Username:

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djgizmo250 Mon, 07/02/2007 - 14:20

I followed the procedure in the link above. The procedure states that you cannot re-use the encrypted passwords. Is there a way that I can use the same passwords?

djgizmo250 Tue, 07/03/2007 - 16:45

Thanks for all your help guys! I went through both procedures and it didn't work. I kept getting the same banner and prompt below. I ended up doing a write erase and started fresh.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

Cisco Router and Security Device Manager (SDM) is installed on this device.

This feature requires the one-time use of the username "cisco"

with the password "cisco".

Please change these publicly known initial credentials using SDM or the IOS CLI.

Here are the Cisco IOS commands.

username privilege 15 secret 0

no username cisco

Replace and with the username and password you want to use

.

For more information about SDM please follow the instructions in the QUICK START

GUIDE for your router or go to http://www.cisco.com/go/sdm

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

User Access Verification

Username: cisco

Password:

% Login invalid

Username:

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