Password Recovery - AAAA-3-INVSTATE: unknown AUTHOR/CMD

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Sep 16th, 2008
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I have bought a second hand Cisco 2620. I have managed to run through the password recovery procedure, however whenever I try anything the below happens:

tdi-adve-manche-s0002#sh run

Command authorization failed.


*Mar 1 00:25:26: %AAAA-3-INVSTATE: unknown AUTHOR/CMD: Internal state is invalid: astruct 0x81127D98 ustruct 0x0

-Traceback= 802ED784 802ED69C 803372D8 803384B4 803466D8 803C97BC


What can I do?

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Giuseppe Larosa Wed, 09/17/2008 - 03:19
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Hello Andy,

use the password recovery procedure again and remove all AAA commands it looks like it was configured for AAA to ask to a server if you have rights to execute a command or not.


no aaa new-model

and remove all commands that start with AAA or even better erase the config instead of importing it.

Hope to help



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