Cisco WLC 5508 Factory Reset
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Ever had to factory reset a WLC via CLI?
(Cisco Controller) >reset system The system has unsaved changes. Would you like to save them now? (y/N) N Configuration Not Saved! Are you sure you would like to reset the system? (y/N) Y System will now restart! Creating license client restartability thread Exit Called Switchdrvr exited! Restarting system.
(Cisco Controller) Enter User Name (or 'Recover-Config' this one-time only to reset configuration to factory defaults) User: recover-configInitiating system recovery process... please wait Writing to flash ...done Rebooting system Creating license client restartability thread Exit Called Switchdrvr exited! Restarting system. (Cisco Controller) Welcome to the Cisco Wizard Configuration Tool Use the '-' character to backup Would you like to terminate autoinstall? [yes]: