Lost password router 1700 series

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Nov 16th, 2009
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Is it possible to recover the password on the cisco router 1700 series without losing its configuration?

Where can I find the procedure to reset the password?

Thank you in advance.


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rafaelcervantes Mon, 11/16/2009 - 14:04
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Thanks for the reply.

I am not going to lost the configuration? Am I correct?

Thank you


Jon Marshall Mon, 11/16/2009 - 14:08
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No you won't as long as you follow the document. Pay particular attention to step 9 ie.

"Type configure memory or copy startup-config running-config in order to copy the nonvolatile RAM (NVRAM) into memory.

Important: Do not type copy running-config startup-config or write. These commands erase your startup configuration."



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