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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?
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Hi joshuaemory,

NO - it just bypasses the authentication - your config is untouched :)
PeteL
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all it does is alter the way the router starts up. :)
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by:Cyber-Dude
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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
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...and yap... it is!!!!

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by:tebacher
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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!
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lol  Sweet!  Thanks a lot guys!  I wish I could give everyone the points, but since PeteLong answered first... THANKS A LOT!!!
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ThanQ
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