Steps to change the password on a Cisco Switch
By Nabil Nawaz, Viscosity NA.

These steps were used to change the password on a Cisco Switch on Exadata X2.

Telnet to cisco switch(IP Address of Switch)
$ telnet
• Enable command line for switch

telnet> enable
• Prepare to configure switch

ciscoswitch-ip# configure terminal
exapsw-ip(config)#line vty 0 15

• Change the password

exapsw-ip(config-line)#password newpassword


• Save the changes to the switch

exapsw-ip#write memory
Building configuration…
Compressed configuration from 4001 bytes to 1608 bytes[OK]

• Try logging again to verify password change

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