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Does anyone have any information on how to reset a lost password on an Extricom EXSW2400 switch? I know ...
6th September 2010, 10:46 AM #1
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Extricom reset password
Does anyone have any information on how to reset a lost password on an Extricom EXSW2400 switch? I know the IP address and can also connect via console but I can't seem to find any documentation on resetting the switch to its factory default. I know on HP switches you can generally connect a patch cable between ports 1 and 2 and reboot and this will reset but I cannot find any info on Extricom. I do have the Extricom WLAN System Users Guide but there is no mention of this. Any help greatly appreciated.
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7th September 2010, 10:20 AM #2
Just had a word with one of our chaps at Extricom, try the below and this should sort it for you:
To change the web admin password:
- Log in to the switch via the console / serial port or via ssh (putty) to the ip address of the switch
- Username = ‘root’
- Password = ‘octopus’
- At the command prompt type:
o passwd admin [ all lower case ]
- Enter a new password (‘Switch1’ is a good one) & repeat if asked
- Type ‘exit’ on the command prompt to log out.
- User should now be able to log in via the web with user name ‘admin’ and the password just set ‘Switch1’
Hope that helps.
Thanks to CPLTD from:
mattyj (7th September 2010)
7th September 2010, 12:23 PM #3
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That's brilliant, I'm up and running again.
10th September 2012, 03:45 PM #4
Hi @CPLTD you dont happen to know the command to restore one of these to factory defaults in the console? Thanks
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