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Cisco Switch 3560 - Password Recovery Procedure

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  1. Attach a terminal or PC with terminal emulation to the console port of the switch:

    Bits per second (baud): 9600
    Data bits: 8
    Parity: None
    Stop bits: 1
    Flow Control: Xon/Xoff

  2. Unplug the power cable.

  3. Hold down the mode button located on the left side of the front panel, while you reconnect the power cable to the switch and bring it to the switch: prompt.

  4. flash_init
  5. load_helper
  6. dir flash:
  7. rename flash:config.text flash:config.old
  8. boot
  9. Enter "n" at the prompt to abort the initial configuration dialog.

  10. enable
  11. rename flash:config.old flash:config.text
  12. copy flash:config.text system:running-config
  13. change passwords:

    conf t
    enable secret <new_secret_password>
    enable password <new_enable_password>
    line vty 0 15
    password <new_vty_password>
    line con 0
    password <new_console_password>
  14. write memory

BY: Pejman Moghadam
TAG: catalyst-3560, password-recovery
DATE: 2014-01-06 09:26:40

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