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Switches - routers -PAsswords

I finished my CCNA certification 3 months ago.I was working on the network and i had to install a switch

Catalyst 2900 series. OK i started doing some tests and then setting some password etc. Well I have this particular switch which i locked out. I put a password to the console and then now the switch does not respond to the password that i though i put and for that matter it does not respond to any

password at all. Embarrasing, yes.

Now there is a way to reset this switch to a default factory setup type of thing ?

Can I in any manner reset the console password?

Or Should I return the switch to Cisco and explain what happened ?

I will apreciate any help or idea.


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Re: Switches - routers -PAsswords


You don't specify the Catalyst 2900 model but you can find here all the Cisco equipment recovery procedure


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Re: Switches - routers -PAsswords

Thanks A LOT.

The webpage was excelent.It solved my problem.

Well I can see that there is really a lot I need to know about switches and routers. The course was an start point ( i can see that now ) but there is a lot to learn. Some times there is so much that

I do not know where to start ( smile ), but in time I will get it.

Thanks again.

Jorge Prada


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