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Default Password for Cisco 2948G Switch

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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I have configured my Cisco 2948G switch so that I can configure it with a GUI.  But when I attempt to access the GUI, I am asked for a username and password.  As I have not set one, I  leave the fields empty and press enter.  A screen appears stating the text listed below.  According to the instructions on the Cisco site, I should be prompted to download an installation file so that I can access the switch or shown the GUI website for the switch.  Can anyone help me?

Accessing Cisco Catalyst Switch


Help resources
CCO at www.cisco.com - Cisco Connection Online, including the Technical Assistance Center (TAC).
tac@cisco.com - e-mail the TAC.
1-800-553-2447 or +1-408-526-7209 - phone the TAC.
cs-html@cisco.com - e-mail the HTML interface development group.
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Top Expert 2004

You need to set a local user name and password, i.e.
username brendan password DiLbErT

Also, you need to make sure that the html files are there:
dir flash:

Make sure there's a directory called html in there.


How do I set the default password?  I am pretty sure the files are there when I check the flash memory, but I don't know how to create a username and password.
Top Expert 2004
Log in on the command line and type

config t
username brendan password [a password]
enable secret [a superuser password]
write mem

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