Cisco 857 - Username Cisco expired

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by mbanyon, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. mbanyon

    mbanyon Guest

    I have logged in via Telnet on a brand new 857w router with the cisco
    username (password: cisco) but I havent created another user account.

    The cisco username is no longer valid as it has expired after one use.
    I need to reset my router back to default, so I can configure using

    How do I do this??
    mbanyon, Apr 28, 2008
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  2. mbanyon

    Guest Guest

    Console into the router, then power cycle it. As its rebooting hit the
    "break | pause" button on your keyvboard, and you get to the
    prompt.Then type
    rommon1>confreg 2142
    The router comes back on as if it were new---answer no to the first
    question, and sometimes it asks a second question (do you want to
    terminate autoinstall, or something...)---answer yes to the second
    question if it asks. Then hit enter and you get
    in a few seconds. Then
    router#copy start run
    create a new account:
    router#conf t
    router(config)#username bob priv 15 password bob
    set register back
    router(config)#confreg 0x2102

    and that should let you login with bob/bob

    Guest, Apr 29, 2008
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