This document describes the password recovery procedure for the
following Cisco products:
EtherSwitch 10/100, 1200, 1220, 1400, 1420
FastSwitch 10/100, 2100, 2800
FastHub 100+, 300
There are no specific requirements for this document.
For more information on document conventions, refer to
Cisco Technical Tips
For the above mentioned Cisco products, there is no standard password
recovery procedure. If you forget the password, the Cisco device can be
accessed with the factory-installed password. Once you gain access to the
device with the factory-installed password, you can change the password to a
For security reasons, the factory-installed passwords are not made
available on the Cisco web site. To obtain the factory-installed password, use
the Cisco Technical Support
number for your region.
Note: Provide the serial number and/or MAC address of the switch when you
contact Cisco Technical Support. The serial number is usually located on the
back of the unit. To obtain the MAC address, remove the cover and read the
Ethernet address of the PROM.