Solved

Reset Cisco Password

Posted on 2004-08-11
7
1,827 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
Hello everyone,

I was wondering, if I reset the passwords on my Cisco 2500 router using the following tutorial:

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/474/pswdrec_1700.shtml

will it erase all of my configurations as well?
0
Comment
Question by:joshuaemory
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 57

Accepted Solution

by:
Pete Long earned 500 total points
ID: 11772901
Hi joshuaemory,

NO - it just bypasses the authentication - your config is untouched :)
PeteL
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Pete Long
ID: 11772911
all it does is alter the way the router starts up. :)
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Cyber-Dude
ID: 11773927
Reset a Cisco PWD is the easiest thing to do on earth... eh... just a sec... no ... its not:

Just go to the following link:
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/474/

Now I see... its the most annoying thing...

Cyber
0
Create the perfect environment for any meeting

You might have a modern environment with all sorts of high-tech equipment, but what makes it worthwhile is how you seamlessly bring together the presentation with audio, video and lighting. The ATEN Control System provides integrated control and system automation.

 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Cyber-Dude
ID: 11773942
...and yap... it is!!!!

Cyber
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:tebacher
ID: 11774398
Following those directions will not change your config at all.  It's actually a simple easy process that anyone with a small amount of Cisco knowledge can do.

Have fun!
0
 

Author Comment

by:joshuaemory
ID: 11774621
lol  Sweet!  Thanks a lot guys!  I wish I could give everyone the points, but since PeteLong answered first... THANKS A LOT!!!
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Pete Long
ID: 11776664
ThanQ
0

Featured Post

Secure Your WordPress Site: 5 Essential Approaches

WordPress is the web's most popular CMS, but its dominance also makes it a target for attackers. Our eBook will show you how to:

Prevent costly exploits of core and plugin vulnerabilities
Repel automated attacks
Lock down your dashboard, secure your code, and protect your users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
X2 to x0 on sonicwall tz200 1 49
Blocking outside IP Addresses 16 127
testing a port being open in firewall 6 51
Setting up two DCs 4 44
Let’s list some of the technologies that enable smooth teleworking. 
I had an issue with InstallShield not being able to use Computer Browser service on Windows Server 2012. Here is the solution I found.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

737 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question