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catalyst 3550 switch recover with password recovery mechanism disabled ?

dear sir,

From the catalyst 3550 switch, Please advise how to recover forgotten password if password recovery mechanism disabled? I hope can keep the existing running configurations. It's a live working box.

Please advise. thank you very much.

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Re: catalyst 3550 switch recover with password recovery mechanis

Hi ,

If you follow the steps mentioned in document you will not lose any config.

Here is the document to recover password.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps628/products_password_recovery09186a0080094184.shtml

You mentioned that it is live box.So follow the steps so that you can recover password without losing config.

All the best..

***plz post your query in one place, so that you will get help from others.

Thanks,

satish

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Re: catalyst 3550 switch recover with password recovery mechanis

Hi all!

I think we cannot crack the security systems of Cisco IOSs.

When I forgot the password on a Solaris device, I switched the Flash Device with my Vender. All configs and contents are keeped.

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Re: catalyst 3550 switch recover with password recovery mechanis

hi haa33110 and all,

yes, I was looking for a way to crack the security systems of Cisco IOS in my case.

thanks.

please advise.

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