Password recovery procedure for Cisco Devices

Problem Description: Enable or Privilege Mode passwords are missing on a Cisco device.

The following procedure guides you to reset the passwords on a Cisco device

• Computer
• Physical access to the Cisco Device
• A console cable

Step by step:

  1. Identify the model of the Cisco device you are trying to unlock
  2. Look into the following link for the properly Password Recovery Procedure according to the model.
  3. Connect your computer to the console port of the Cisco device using a console cable
  4. Follow the instructions of the password recovery procedure.
  5. Remember to setup a new password
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