6509e Reset duel 720 supervisor cards

Hi
I have 6509e  switch with 2x 720 supervsior cards running  in live/standy.
Does anybody have a proceedure  for resetting the sup cards to factory default and setting up live standby mode. ?

Thanks
Inadvance
thombieAsked:
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BalthazarTheProCommented:
Hello,

It might not be what you want exactly, however I believe there is a reset button in from next to the 4 primary LEDs?

At least both of my supervisors do. Pressing the button for a few second will reset the supervisor to factory settings.

Let me know.
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thombieAuthor Commented:
I will trying I guess I will have to reset them one at at time
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BalthazarTheProCommented:
Indeed, unless you can afford the down time.
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thombieAuthor Commented:
I have just checked and there is not reset button. I can reset set the config by doing a password recovery.
But it the part enabling standby mode I am unsure about.
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Craig BeckCommented:
You can reset the config just by issuing the erase startup-config command.

If you have a chassis with 2 Sups in it one will boot and the other will go standby automatically.  There's no config required.  You can configure different options relating to redundancy, but they're not a requirement.
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thombieAuthor Commented:
What about the compaq flash cards   ? dont they hold the config  ?
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Craig BeckCommented:
CF usually holds IOS.
Anyway, erase startup-config will erase the startup-config wherever it's stored.
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thombieAuthor Commented:
Thanks let me test
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thombieAuthor Commented:
This worked.
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