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CCNP Practical Studies: Troubleshooting by Donna L. Harrington

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Password Recovery Procedures

Password recovery procedures are very well documented at Cisco.com, but I have included a step-by-step procedure for the devices used throughout this book and more for your convenience. On a practical note, the most common problem with password recovery on any device is issuing the correct break sequence from your particular terminal emulation software. See www.cisco.com/warp/public/701/61.html for a very informative table of break sequences for many terminal emulation programs. Other issues relate to understanding the modes of the device, the configuration register settings, the hardware/software particulars for the different devices, and more importantly having console access.

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