I have been trying to perform password recovery on a ws-6504-e switch/router. I followed the quide to change the confreg and perform ctrl-break after the boot process shows that it has switched to the RP.
I am unable to determine where the configuration data is stored that is affecting this. I have looked in bootdisk: and bootflash: Where is the enable configuration information stored? I have tried to edit a startup-conf file on bootflash: and the bootdisk: startup.cfg does not have entries for enable password, yet I cannot enter enable mode except when I use the password recovery procedure? What am I doing wrong? Is there another location where the configuration information is kept? A mfg default enable password? I connect via console.
Also, how do I tell if the switch is set as hybrid or native?
The switch changes from SP to RP during bootup. How do I switch to the SP? Assume there is no configuration setup (IP, etc...)
How do I reset the 6504 to default settings if I need to?