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Aruba Controller Password Reset - Jan 2014

Tutorial by Hendrik

If you have forgotten or lost your Aruba Controllers Password it can be reset following the bellow steps.

 

  1. Connect to the cotroller via Console cable
  2. Login using "password" as the user name and use "forgetme!" as the password.
  3. Type "enable" to enter the enable mode
  4. Type "conf term" to enter configuration mode
  5. In configuration mode, enter ‘mgmt-user admin root’ and reset the password
  6. Re-login using the new admin password you just set.
  7. Enter "enable" and then "conf term" to enter configuration mode
  8. Type ‘enable secret’ reset the enable mode password.
  9. Lastly perform a "write mem" to save your new passwords and make it persistent


Example:

User: password
Password: forgetme!
(aruba) >enable
Password: enable
(aruba) #configure terminal
Enter Configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z
(aruba) (config) #mgmt-user admin root
Password:
Re-Type password:
(aruba) (config) #exit
(aruba) #exit
(aruba) >exit


User: admin
Password:
(aruba) >enable
Password: enable
(aruba) #configure terminal
Enter Configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z
(aruba) (config) #enable secret
Password:
Re-Type password:
(aruba) (config) #write memory

 

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sshimon

When I enter write memory at the end, it says "You don't have permission to execute the coomand."

Why do I only have this message?

 

Regards

Simon

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