19 Jan, 2019
Password Recovery and Save the Configuration as Before in Cisco Switch
You need to follow the following steps:
- Hold down the mode button located on the left side of the front panel, while you reconnect the power cable to the switch.
- Release the mode button after 5 seconds when the status LED goes out.
- When you release mode button, the SYST LED blinks amber.
Switch: flash_init (Initialize Flash file system) Switch: load_helper Switch: dir flash: (display contents) Switch: rename flash:config.text flash:config-new.text Switch: boot Switch# rename flash:config-new.text flash:config.text Switch# copy flash:config.text system:running-config Switch# configure terminal Switch(config)# enable secret cisco
Now change the enable password that you did not have
Switch: copy run start
Note:: You need to change all kind of passwords that you did not have before like console password, telnet password, enable password etc.