password recover in dlink L3 switch

Forgot the administrator password in DGS-3426, how to recover the password

Thanks is advance
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Hi saravanan,

Network switches aren't my usual specialty; however, does the attached help?

Provided you have physical access to the switch, the DGS-3400 series appears to have a builtin password recovery procedure. Press Shift+6 (^) within two seconds of the runtime image loading to 100% (at startup) and the switch should enter Reset Configuration Mode. From there, you should be able to reset everything to factory defaults as well as specify a new administrative user and password. The existing configuration will be overwritten.

Hope this helps!


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Apologies for the duplicate post. The above was supposed to read "Provided you have physical access to the switch and can attach to the serial/console port on the device, . . ."
saravanan_sjAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help, I will try to recover the password , and i will update
Hi saravanan,

Just following up to see how things turned out. Did the password recovery procedure help? Anything further I can do?

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