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Troubleshooting Guide

CloudEngine 16800, 12800, 12800E, 8800, 7800, 6800, and 5800 Series Switches

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Handling BIOS/BootLoader Password Loss

Handling BIOS/BootLoader Password Loss

For V100R003 and later versions, if you forget the BIOS/BootLoader password, log in to the device through the console port or using STelnet/Telnet and run the reset boot password [ slot slot-id ] command in the user view to restore the default BIOS/BootLoader password.

In V200R019C00 and earlier versions, the default password is

In V200R005C20 and later versions, the default password is a blank password.

<HUAWEI> reset boot password
Warning: The password used to enter the boot menu by clicking Ctrl+B will be restored to the default password, continue? [Y/N]:y
Info: Succeeded in setting password of BIOS to the default password.
Updated: 2020-01-07

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