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Password Recovery Procedure for the Cisco CSS 11000 Offline Diagnostic Module

Cisco - Password Recovery Procedure for the CSS 11000 Offline Diagnostic Module

Document ID: 12591

Updated: Jan 03, 2007

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Introduction

This document describes how to recover a password on a Cisco CSS 11000 Offline Diagnostic Module (OFFDM). The procedure in this document is based on CSS Version 5.00 build 63 (ap0500063.adi.gz).

Prerequisites

Requirements

There are no specific requirements for this document.

Conventions

Refer to Cisco Technical Tips Conventions for information on document conventions.

Step-by-Step Procedure

Complete these steps in order to recover a password on a Cisco CSS 11000 OFFDM:

  1. Power on the unit.

  2. Press Esc once

    Running POST Diagnostics appears, and the APdebugMon prompt is displayed.

  3. Type reboot_diag.

    caution Caution: If you type reboot from the command line, a non-diagnostic boot is performed.

  4. Type these commands:

    m ext
    list
    
  5. Look for the test number to the right of NVRAM Clear test (30 in this case), and type run 30.

    Output similar to this example appears:

    ** SCFM Diagnostics Version 2.91 Build 18 
    PN: 806-00001-00  Rev: 25.0  SN: 11319801010 
    Built Aug 16 1999 @ 20:13:26  
    
    Detected SCFM platform. 
    Press  to quit 
    Running 1 diagnostic tests   
    
    #   Test Name                                                Time   Status 
    -----------------------------------------------------------+------+-------- 
    30	NVRAM Clear -------------------------------------------   (02)- PASSED  
    
    SCFM Diagnostics Complete 
    APdebugMon
  6. Type reboot.

  7. Type y when the Are you sure (y/n)? prompt appears.

    This message appears:

    Reading configuration records...FAILED
  8. Type OFFDM.

  9. Type 1 in order to enter the Set Boot Configuration menu.

  10. Type 1 in order to set the primary boot configuration.

    Enter the items in bold below:
    
    Configuring PRIMARY Boot Record Boot via [F]TP, [D]isk, or [N]one: [N] d 
    
    ap0500063
    Enter the boot image filename: [] ap0500063
    
    Press  to continue... 
  11. Type 3 in order to set BOOTP, IP Address, and Subnet Mask.

    BOOTP [E]nabled or [D]isabled: [D] D 
    
    Enter IP Address [0.0.0.0]: 1.1.1.1 
    
    Enter Subnet Mask [0.0.0.0]: 255.0.0.0  
    
    Press  to continue... 
    
    Enter an "r" to return to the main OFFD
    
    
  12. Type 4 in order to reboot the device, and then type y to start the reboot. You should see this output:

    BootRom...booting
    Copyright 1998 (c), ArrowPoint Communications
    
    Locked boot flash.
    Validating operational boot flash, please wait...
    Operational boot flash valid.  Jumping to operational boot flash.
    Copyright 1998 (c), Cisco Systems, Inc
    
    Operational boot flash.
    Version 5.03 Build 15
    PN: 806-00110-00  Rev: 04.0  SN: 21050175600
    Running POST Diagnostics
    <2><3><4><6><7><8><12><14><15><28><31><32><33><34><38><44><45><46><48><49>
          <76><78><96><99><101><103><105>
    <107><109><111><113><115><117><119><121><187><188><190><192><194><196><198>
          <200><202><203><204><206>
    
    XPIF 3 device version: 0x3001
    
    POST Diagnostics PASSED
    Booting into Offdm image at 0xbfd80000
    
    Reading configuration records...OK
    Checking previous shutdown..UNKNOWN
    Initializing the disk...0x803ffd80 (tRootTask): WARNING: 
            Could not find ONDM Boot Record
    0x803ffd80 (tRootTask): WARNING: Wrote new ONDM Boot Record
    OK
    
    Press any key to access the Offline Diagnostic Monitor menu...
     0
    auto-booting...
    
    Booting from disk(/) ap0500063
    Starting at 0x80400000...
    
    Target Name: vxTarget 
    User: target 
    Attaching network interface dc0... done.
    Attaching network interface lo0... done.
    
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    -> Volume c: on IDE Disk 0 has 590 MB available
    0x8ffffd80 (tRootTask): WARNING: Could not find SYSSOFT Boot Record
    0x8ffffd80 (tRootTask): WARNING: Wrote new SYSSOFT Boot Record
    Press CTRL-C to abort running the startup-config...
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Updated: Jan 03, 2007
Document ID: 12591