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Cisco AS5300 - Password Recovery Procedure

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  1. Establish a Console Session with the router.
  2. If you can access the router, type show version and record the configuration register (0x2102)
  3. Use the power switch in order to turn off and then turn the router back on. Press Break on the terminal keyboard within 60 seconds of power up in order to put the router into ROMMON. ( Heyber Terminal: Ctrl+break , minicom: Ctrl-a f )
  4. Type confreg 0x2142 at the rommon 1> prompt in order to boot from Flash.
  5. Type reset at the rommon 2> prompt.
  6. Press Ctrl-C in order to skip the initial setup procedure.
  7. Type enable at the Router> prompt.
  8. Type copy startup-config running-config in order to copy the nonvolatile RAM (NVRAM) into memory.
  9. Now you can change passwords and issue no shutdown for every interface
  10. Type config-register . (config-register 0x2102)
  11. Press Ctrl-z or end in order to leave the configuration mode.
  12. Type copy running-config startup-config in order to commit the changes.

BY: Pejman Moghadam
TAG: as5300, password-recovery
DATE: 2011-06-20 14:13:55

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