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To recover password on a Cisco Switch
« on: January 13, 2020, 03:26:16 AM »
1. boot switch and hold
1. boot switch and hold button to enable 'Rommon' mode

2. rename flash:config.text to anything but

3. boot switch, will come up as blank switch

4. use command 'more flash:(renamed file)'

5. use command 'copy flash:(renamed file) running-config'

6. remove any username/passwords on device

7. write to memory using 'write mem' or 'copy running-config startup-config'

8. done.