I am trying to break in to my 3560G POE switches to no avail. I have tried everything I can find on Cisco's web page to include: cntrl-break, cntrl-f6, control-c, setting baud rate to 1200 and holding the space bar, etc. No matter what I do it just blows by into the current config. No one knows the passwords and I need to get to rmon. I have been resetting passwords for years without issue. I even tried a different pc in case I had issues with my hyper term. I then tried my pc on an old 2950 - got right in, no problem.
Adams link should work just broke into a 3550 recently the same way and it works fine ,just unplug the unit , hold the mode button in and then power the unit on and hold the button until the system light quits flashing and goes solid , at this point it is in rommon. with these units you do not even need a break key , not the same as a router...
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...