[nsp] cat2800 - console access/password recovery

Oleksandr Pantus alx at vsmu.vinnica.ua
Wed Aug 20 20:31:01 EDT 2003

Hello !

AFAIK, Cat2800 (and some other legacy Cat's) uses for console connection
straight 8-wire flat cable with RJ45M-DB9F adapter. Most of the other
Cisco equipment uses rollover 8-wire flat cable.

On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Noneya Bidness wrote:
> We recently got our hands on a 2800 that we would like to use to provide
> some temporary
> connections.  We don't know the password and the previous owner/admin isn't
> around
> any more.  I found some documentation on the Cisco web site and it looks
> like if we could
> get into the switch it would be easy enough to change everything.  However,
> it looks like they changed the console settings because the normal 8n1/69600
> baud
> settings aren't working.  I've tried a couple of different cables, both of
> which work on
> other Cisco devices with no luck.
> Any help would be appreciated.  If you would reply directly to me, I can
> summarize to
> the list if there is interest.
> Thanks in advance.
> Kim Long
> Cisco doc's:
> http://www.cisco.com/en/US/customer/products/hw/switches/ps597/products_installation_guide_chapter09186a008007f401.html#19159
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