APC Metered Rack PDU Password Recovery

2018-12-05T14:41:13+00:00November 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Perhaps you picked up an APC Metered Rack PDU used, and want to use the built-in management features but can't because you're locked out. This often happens not only with the sale of used equipment, but also when there isn't good documentation, or a company acquires a competitor and [...]

Upgrade Firmware / Bootloader on Cisco SG300 / SG500 Switches

2018-08-29T14:21:57+00:00January 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Cisco continues to put out new SG switch firmware which adds some nice features and more stability to the product line. Several companies I have worked in the small / medium business sector are turning to these switches for their inexpensive port density and management options in an access layer switch. [...]

Password Recovery Procedure for Cisco SG500 / SG300 Switches

2018-08-26T21:29:09+00:00November 16th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Cisco documentation is out there for this, but searching for it generally only comes back with forum questions and responses. Here's the consolidated information on how to easily break into a Cisco Small Business switch that has a console port. Generally this is limited to the SG300 and SG500 series [...]