Cisco Switching/Routing :: Password Recovery On 3600 Router?

Dec 5, 2012

I'm using the ctrl-break sequence in hyperterminal during the the initial boot, and it's hanging.

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Apr 7, 2012

i just wanna know if it's possible to perform a router password recovery using the reload command and then issue the break sequence instead of doing an off/on on the power switch. i often find in the docs to use the latter.also, is there a way to retain the startup-config on a router when we re-enable the password recovery functionality (no service password-recovery). i've just tried this on one of our 877 and when i hit the break sequence, it went back to factory default setting.

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Feb 18, 2013

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Jan 1, 2012

I can see the console on the router. (Using the USB console connected to a Macintosh.) I was configuring the router though this console connection, and I created a new user (priv level 15) and removed the default 'cisco' user. So I'm stuck at the username/password login prompt now.
 
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The pw recovery doc says you can "remove flash" if you can't break into the boot sequence. However, I cannot find any instructions on how to remove the flash. I've opened the router, and I see one very small daughter card on the main board that I think is the flash, but I'm not about to start arbitrarly prying parts off.

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 Currently Being Moderated password recovery

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May 16, 2010

I have one CISCO 6509 Switch in my store. I tired to login in that switch but couldnt.. Once it's booted it's asking me: rd: . Find the attachment. I recover the password by changing confreg value but that also failed.

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Oct 5, 2011

I have a major problem with our core 2801 router. In summary it appears that a staff member disabled password recovery, deleted the IOS and rebooted.  Net result is no Rommon and no IOS on the flash.  I've read that the Conf-Reg will be reset if I remove the NVRAM but I cannot identify it on the board.  If I can get to Rommon I can recover.  Currently I don't have Flash reader to restore to flash.

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Cisco Switching/Routing :: How To Make Password Recovery For 7604

Jul 14, 2012

i read alot about password recovery , but when i apply it to cisco 7604 it fails ?i went to rommon mode and typed#  confreg 0x2142 then i typed reset when the router startup it request a password form me ,i can enter the user mode , and when i type sh ver command i note that the config resgitser is 0x2102 , not 0x2142 !!!!
 
i could enter the privilage mode !!!! and seems no thing  changed ! does this router has a specific password recovery procedure ? which differes than the classic procedure?

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Oct 31, 2011

I have catalys 4507 with TWO supervisor V.I flowed this procedure : url...
 
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Sep 7, 2012

I have 2 x 6513 each with dual supervisor 720, and need to recover the enable password, is there a better method than removing  one supervisor, disabling redundancy and performing password recovery on the single active supervisor module , before re-inserting the second supervisor and re-enabling SSO/RPR on the still active module.

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Cisco Switching/Routing :: 3560 Password Recovery Enabled Procedures?

Dec 21, 2011

Following procedures get to the switch: dir flash and get the following.....unable to stat flash//: no such device

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Cisco Switching/Routing :: Catalyst 3560 G POE 48 Port Cannot Access Password Recovery

Nov 5, 2012

Im trying to access the switch to reset the password to factory defaults (please see switch output Astrix has removed customer identifying information for security purposes.) Each time I reboot the switch and try and access the password recover mode this same output below starts and im still not able to access the recovery area of the switch
 
cisco WS-C3560G-48PS (PowerPC405) processor (revision F0) with 122880K/8184K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID FOC1133Y28Q

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Cisco Switching/Routing :: C2960 Password-recovery Status Show Command

Feb 9, 2012

I enabled the "no service password-recovery" command on my C2960 switch. All seems to work as discribed. Only issue I have is --- which show command is used to reveal if the password-recovery feature is enabled of disabled as the command doesn't show up in the running config after you enable it ?

NOTE: The command does show up in the C2960 switch in config t mode (unlike the IOS router 2800 series), but doesn't show up in the running-config after you enable or disable it.
 
On the 2800 series routers (latest IOS) in config t mode the command does not show up but if you type "no service passowrd-recovery" the command function correctly and it does list it in the running configuration.

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May 1, 2012

i need to recover a router Cisco 2801. I lost the password and the "no service password-recovery" is configured. I have done many attempts with the procedure in this link  :URL

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Aug 22, 2011

Recently I have bought a 2821 router from an auction. The router did have some configuration and password on it. I tried to break into it by restating it and pressing control and pause break signal. Old cisco method. Now when I try this method on my 2821. It does say that password recovery is disabled on the router. After this message router proceed with normal boot process. How to break the password ? Even if I loose the configuration.

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Nov 17, 2011

We have a cisco 2801 router in class which has a disabled password recovery. We tried almost everything, we cannot get into ROMmon and the break sequence doesn't work in any program (hyper terminal, putty, teraterm pro).

Here is the log from hyperterminal:
 
System Bootstrap, Version 12.3(8r)T9, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)Technical Support: [URL].Copyright (c) 2004 by cisco Systems, Inc.PLD version 0x10GIO ASIC version 0x127c2801 processor with 131072 Kbytes of main memoryMain memory is configured to 64 bit mode with parity disabledReadonly ROMMON initializedPASSWORD RECOVERY FUNCTIONALITY IS DISABLEDprogram load complete, entry point: 0x8000f000, size: 0xc100Initializing ATA monitor library.......program load complete, entry point: 0x8000f000, size: 0xc100Initializing ATA monitor library.......program load complete, entry point: 0x8000f000, size: 0xd49718Self decompressing the image :

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Jul 10, 2011

i have a cisco 2811 series router and using for internet router and is working fine.i disabled its password recovery process from router cli like
 
NO PASSWORD RECOVERY Process Enable now i forgot its username and password  and need to recover its password.

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Jun 19, 2012

I'm working designing a switch system for our core/data center.
 
We have 5 esx hosts, 2 sans with 3 nodes each.  We have voice servers, a couple of routers and a few odds and ends.  There are 7 other locations aggregating into this data center via 1-2gbps fiber connections.  The bandwidth usage on these links is minimal, but there is a total of about 3000 devices aggregating into the system. My main concern right now is the 3560G's are seeing many output drops, due to the small buffer size on those switches.  I have been looking at couple of options to resolve this issue, including the 4948E, 4507E, and 3750X switches.
 
Budget being the biggest factor, I am finding that the 4507 might be out of the price range.  So I was leaning towards the 4948E switches for connecting the servers and iscsi san's as the 3750X is not recommended for iscsi.  Redundancy is important so I would like to have two. The second concern is that I need to aggregate the fiber connections and for that I was looking at the ME-3600X or possibly the WS-C3750X-12S-E.  I'm running eigrp, so this switch would need to have full routing, as it would also serve as the core switch for the 4948E's.
 
So in the end I was thinking that two 4948E switches up linked to the ME-3600X which would do full routing for the fiber aggregation and any routing needed for the servers and sans.
 
Servers and Sans_________4948E________ME-3600X_________7 fiber connections
                    |____________4948E_____________|
 
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Mar 28, 2013

I recently installed a couple of Cisco Aironet 3600 Series Wireless Access Points at a remote site. While I was at the site everything seemed OK, The clients were able to get connected to the access points, the guest network worked fine, I could SSH into the access points, and I could ping them. The problem is when I went back to my home site I tried to SSH into the access points through an ASA IPSec VPN Tunnel and it couldn’t find it. When I try to ping the access points they “time out”. I can ping and connect all other addresses (via RDP, HTTP, etc..) on the same subnet which should rule out an access list problem. A couple of notes to be aware of:
 
The WAP’s have the Autonomous IOS installed (Version 15.2(2)JB) The WAP’s are connected to Dell PowerConnect 5724 (Not by choice.. We are a Cisco shop, these were already there and have plans this year to replace) 

I can ping and SSH with Putty to the WAP’s from the local subnet I cannot ping or SSH from a remote subnet to the WAP’s. I can access all other IP’s and Computers from a remote subnet.

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Jan 15, 2012

I had to format flash and recover. I did the quicker way by using set BAUD 115200...once the .bin was across I forgot to set the baud back to 9600. I have followed instructions: go back to switch: set BAUD 9600 then reset. also tried the unset command. problem is it always comes back up with a BAUD of 115200. CWill I have to label 1 switch as 115200?

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Jan 24, 2007

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Apr 1, 2012

i have enabled error disbled recovery with time interval of 600 seconds on my 2960 switch.
 
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Jan 31, 2012

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Oct 20, 2011

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Nov 18, 2011

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Dec 13, 2011

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Jun 1, 2011

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May 6, 2011

I am a student pursuing a CCNA certification currently.  I recently came across a lot of 3548 xl switches.  They power up fine, post with out problem and load flash.  The problem I am running into is that the console is password protected.  I have found the password recovery procedure for this switch, but it requires the use of the mode button.  I have tried this process several times and the flash file is loaded with the startup config file.  How do I perform a password recovery on a switch with a broken mode button? 

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Apr 10, 2012

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Mar 12, 2012

To configure my Cisco, I use the console cable but as I have no serial port on my PC, I use a USB to serial cable which I plug the console. I had lost this USB cable -> serial but I found another one. So I started to configure my Cisco by copying from an existing config. I found out that a prior the converter is defective and copy the wrong config.
 
I had copied the enable secret password and it badly copied! No luck, I made a copy run start. Therefore more accessible to Cisco! When I start the Cisco, I see what activated "the Mechanism password-recovery is enabled". so I followed the procedure Cisco
 
I go flash_init: OK but when I type "load_helper" Unknown command it say to  me .... I'm stuck!
 
The model is my Cisco: Cisco WS-C2960G-24TS-S
 SW Version 12.2(55)SE3
Sw image C2960S-UNIVERSALK9-M

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Oct 2, 2011

I have a couple of 877s which have "no service password recovery" set and something has happened to the flash or the IOS has been lost for one reason or another.
 
When trying to boot the routers, they all display similar to this, which then repeats:
 
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Or words to the effect of there being no IOS at all, unable to boot, but the result is the same, it just loops and there's nothing I can do to break the sequence!
 
I've tried taking the flash from a working 877 and replacing the card but this doesn't work and unfortunately, putting the once working strataflash card back in the working 877, it gets the same problem!

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Jul 10, 2012

I have a pair of 3560's configured with dot1q trunks between them carrying a number of VLANs.
 
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Aug 3, 2012

I need to recover switch enable password, i have already configured AAA also, when i am tryig to follow below proceedure finally saying Authorization failed. how can i recover enable password,If I try to recover password like this description says [URL]

Step 1 Connect a terminal or PC with terminal-emulation software to the switch console port.
 
Step 2 Set the line speed on the emulation software to 9600 baud.
 
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Base ethernet MAC Address: 00:0x:xx:xx:xx:xx
Xmodem file system is available.
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flash_init
load_helper
boot

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Sep 26, 2011

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Nov 27, 2011

I have a 4404 running firmware 7.0 and something happened (don't think it was a hack), but all of a sudden I can't login to the box via web or ssh or even telnet.
 
In trying the recovery procedure, I get a lot of messages scrolling through and cannot do the Restore-Password command on the CLI.
 
I'm attaching the whole capture, but here's a truncated capture from the procedure:
 
*fp_main_task: Nov 21 10:39:46.501: sshpmGetCID: comparing to row 0, CA cert >bsnOldDefaultCaCert<
*fp_main_task: Nov 21 10:39:46.501: sshpmGetCID: comparing to row 1, CA cert >bsnDefaultRootCaCert<

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So as you can see, my prompt to enter the command is taken up by this fp_main message and it uses up the first and only time I can enter this in. I'm trying everything I can to not have to go back to factory defaults.

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Sep 19, 2012

I wanted to do with my Cisco 2800, a password recovery. I have read the instructions and Cisco just came up at six.
 
Complete these steps in order to recover your password:
 
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