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Configuration Guide - Basic Configuration

S1720, S2700, S5700, and S6720 V200R011C10

This document describes methods to use command line interface and to log in to the device, file operations, and system startup configurations.
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Restoring the BootROM Password

Restoring the BootROM Password


You can select 2 Reset BootROM password in the password submenu to restore the default BootROM menu password. The BootROM main menu password is by default and possibly huawei on a device running earlier versions.


Restoring the default BootROM password using the BootROM menu achieves the same result as running the reset boot password command.


  • In the BootROM main menu, select 6 to enter the password submenu.

              BootROM  MENU
        1. Boot with default mode
        2. Enter serial submenu
        3. Enter startup submenu
        4. Enter ethernet submenu
        5. Enter filesystem submenu
        6. Enter password submenu
        7. Clear password for console user
        8. Reboot
        (Press Ctrl+E to enter diag menu) 
    Enter your choice(1-8): 6
        1. Modify BootROM password
        2. Reset BootROM password
        3. Return to main menu
    Enter your choice(1-3): 

  • In the password submenu, select 2 to restore the default BootROM password.

         1. Modify BootROM password
         2. Reset BootROM password
         3. Return to main menu
    Enter your choice(1-3): 2
    The password used to enter the boot menu will be restored to the default password, continue? [Y/N]y
    Succeeded in setting boot password to "".

Updated: 2019-10-21

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