Deleting password protection

This procedure deletes all usernames (if configured) and passwords (manager and operator).

Option one

  1. If you have physical access to the switch, press and hold the Clear button (on the front of the switch) for a minimum of one second to clear all password protection.
  2. Enter new passwords.

Option two

If you do not have physical access to the switch, you will need manager-level access:

  • Enter the console at the manager level.

  • Select the Set manager password option.

  • Select to Delete password Protection. Selection will prompt the following:
    Continue Deletion of password protection? No/Yes
    • Press the Space bar to select Yes, then press Enter.

    • Press Enter to clear the Delete password Protection message.