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Lost all passwords for DCX 8510-8. Please help

Hi Experts, 
I have lost all passwords(looks some one changed standard passwords) for brocade DCX 8510-8 switch. OS 7.1.1 mode.

Can you please help me to reset admin password. Currently heldup for not doing anything on this swtich. Its just one switch on the fabric. 

Alternnate fabric switch is working good. Please suggest.

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Re: Lost all passwords for DCX 8510-8. Please help

@MohanB

 

you should open a TAC to obtain the password recovery procedure.

 

take in mind, a reboot is mandatory required in order to recovery the password, so you should planned carefully a maintenance window.

 

there is no other way to do that without a reboot, unless a root password is know.

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Re: Lost all passwords for DCX 8510-8. Please help

even root password is not allowed.
will get support case open.
cannot we reset password without reboot switch?
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@MohanB

 

--->>>cannot we reset password without reboot switch?

 

No, ther eis no way to reset without a reboot.

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Re: Lost all passwords for DCX 8510-8. Please help

Thank you.. i will work with support to get this done.
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Re: Lost all passwords for DCX 8510-8. Please help

One Quick last question: Switch contract expired. Can you share me the procedure to reset password. I think i can reset it. But not gettting the right procedure for DCX 8510 v 7.1.1. Can you please share me the right knowledge base article?

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