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AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9 factory reset

I am looking for the factory reset procedures for a Cisco Aironet AIR-LAP1142N-A-K9?  I tried the usual procedures without success. I do not have the login credentials or secret password.  
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Hi,To reset the AP, try these


To reset the AP, try these steps:

Step 1 Disconnect power from access point.

Step 2 Press and hold MODE button while you reconnect power to the access point.

Step 3 Hold the MODE button until the status LED turns amber, and release the button.

Step 4 After the access point reboots, you must reconfigure the access point by using the Web-browser interface or the CLI.

default username and password is Cisco(Case sensitive).


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You can restore the access

You can restore the access point to its factory defaults by unplugging the power jack and plugging it back in while holding the Mode button down until the Ethernet LED turns amber (approximately 2 to 3 seconds).

Enter the username Cisco and password Cisco. The username and password are case sensitive.


To clear the access point’s

To clear the access point’s configuration, enter the clear ap config Cisco_AP command on the controller CLI. Entering this command does not clear the static IP address of the access point. Once the access point rejoins a controller, it adopts the default Cisco/Cisco username and password.

You can reset your Aironet

You can reset your Aironet 1142N to factory default by 2 methods


The first method is to remove the power (adapter or the ethernet adapter when the device get its power by PoE)

Press the mode button and reconnect the power. Hold the mode button for at least 2 seconds when its powering on.


The second method is by the CLI (Telnet or Console port) in enable mode execute the following commands


write erase

reload (and confirm)