cannot login to switch

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Nov 24th, 2010
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I have telnet open on a switch which always worked but when I try to telnet to it now I get:


switch#192.168.1.1
Trying 192.168.1.1 ...
% Connection refused by remote host     


I think the vty line is probably filled up, any idea how to clear it aside from using a console cable?

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Nael Mohammad Wed, 11/24/2010 - 22:26
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Login from the console, do a "show line"  or "show user" and find the occupied connection. Use the "clear line" command to free up the connection.



clear line ?

  <0-16>       Line number

  async-queue  Clear queued rotary async lines

  console      Primary terminal line

  vty          Virtual terminal

clear line vty 0

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