cisco 2960g upgrade 12.5 firmware default password

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i have2960g 12.35 with nstalled with no password. Now after   upgrading  firmware to 12.53  it prompting for user/passsword
tryied cisco cisco and cisco no password didn't work
what is the default?
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Istvan KalmarHead of IT Security Division
Top Expert 2010

Commented:
the default is cisco/cisco or Cisco/Cisco...
Istvan KalmarHead of IT Security Division
Top Expert 2010

Commented:

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switch is running isci connections for my  san so I'd like to do it without booting the switch.
i do access to switch console. what is the syntax to change the password via console?
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Istvan KalmarHead of IT Security Division
Top Expert 2010

Commented:
only the password recovery procces help you

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Commented:
if I didn't have a password prior to upgrade there should be default working password.it should not be random
level_15_access
username
password
Istvan KalmarHead of IT Security Division
Top Expert 2010

Commented:
the default is Cisco/Cisco or cisco/cisco.....

if it isn't working you chaged it.....

please use password recovery procedure

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Commented:
i was loggged in to via IE without any password and just uploaded standard 12.53 firmware upgrade
i didn't change any password and I do not want to use recovery.
neigther cisco/cisco nor Cisco/Cisco is working. there must be another default  as I have never changed the password
Head of IT Security Division
Top Expert 2010
Commented:
in this case you disabled aaa, and it causes it....

you need:

aaa new
username xxxxx privielege 15 sec yyyyy
ena sec zzzzzz

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pefect.
thank you very much

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