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Resetting 1400 series bridge to the Default Configuration
Resetting 1400 series bridge to the Default Configuration.
Resetting to the Default Configuration
If you forget the password that allows you to configure the bridge, you may need to completely reset the configuration. You can use the MODE button on the power injector or the web-browser interface.
The following steps reset all configuration settings to factory defaults, including passwords, WEP keys, the IP address, and the SSID.
Using the MODE Button
Follow these steps to delete the current configuration and return all bridge settings to factory defaults using the MODE button:
Step 1 Disconnect the power jack on the power injector.
Step 2 Press and hold the MODE button while you reconnect power to the power injector.
Step 3 Hold the MODE button until the Status LED turns amber (approximately 3 seconds).
Step 4 After the bridge reboots, you must reconfigure the bridge by using the Web browser interface, the Telnet interface, or IOS commands.
The bridge is configured with the factory default values including the IP address (set to receive an IP address using DHCP). To obtain the bridge's new IP address, refer to the "Using the IP Setup Utility" section on page 2-12.
Power jack (+48 VDC)
Ethernet port (RJ-45 connector)
Ethernet Activity LED
Power injector dual-coax ports (F-Type connectors)
Injector Status LED
Uplink Activity LED
Using the Web Browser Interface
Follow the steps below to delete the current configuration and return all bridge settings to the factory defaults using the web browser interface.
Step 1 Open your Internet browser. You must use Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.x or later) or Netscape Navigator (version 4.x).
Step 2 Enter the bridge's IP address in the browser address line and press Enter. An Enter Network Password screen appears.
Step 3 Enter your username in the User Name field.
Step 4 Enter the bridge password in the Password field and press Enter. The Summary Status page appears.
Step 5 Click System Software and the System Software screen appears.
Step 6 Click System Configuration and the System Configuration screen appears.
Step 7 Click Default.
If the bridge is configured with a static IP address, the IP address does not change.
Step 8 After the bridge reboots, you must reconfigure the bridge by using the Web browser interface, the Telnet interface, or IOS commands.