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ATM Centillion 5724M Password recovery

ATM Centillion 5724M Password recovery

ATM Centillion 5724M Password recovery

Any ideas?



RE: ATM Centillion 5724M Password recovery

Ever get a password recovery procedure???   I'm in the same boat...

RE: ATM Centillion 5724M Password recovery


I did get a solution. It involved getting a memory dump and looking into certain fiels and telling Nortel what it was. Then they could tell you what it is. It was long involved and looked like a true pain. I am glad I rememebered.

Sometimes you can just hit enter in the password field before you create a password.

I lost the procedure though....


e-mail me direct if you like. I have alot of Nortel and some Cisco.

Tom Whaley

RE: ATM Centillion 5724M Password recovery

open a case with nortel....they will ask you to provide pieces of the config that you can get by entering the engineering mode....you then send these pieces of the config that are in hex format to nortel and they can pick out the password for you

RE: ATM Centillion 5724M Password recovery

Ok...I dont' think I'm completely getting this..  I've got the procedure to follow to get the files/info to send to Nortell for decoding...  my problem is that when I connect to that slot in the chassis it asks for a password and then after a few failed attempts (one of them being just hitting enter) it dumps me to the bootloader...  I can't figure out how to get into engineering mode...just typing 'eng' doesn't do it...

Here's what I'm getting:


Model 5000 Slot Selection Menu                          03/02/02, 10:38:03AM

Slot Status     Module Description
 2   (Removed)  5720M   ATM MDA MCP Module
 3   On-Line    5425     4 Port 10/100 TX Enet Switch
 4   (Removed)  5425     4 Port 10/100 TX Enet Switch
 6   (Removed)  5425     4 Port 10/100 TX Enet Switch
 9   (Removed)  5720M   ATM MDA MCP Module

c - Connect to slot   [Press CTRL-T to break connection]
s - Select Supervisory Module main menu         r - Reset module

Enter slot # (1-14): 3
Connected to slot 3.
Press CTRL-T to break connection.
ODownload Enabled     :YES
             Flash Type Detected  :AMD_29F040
             Flash Sector SIZE    :00010000
             Flash Prom SIZE      :00080000
             Timer Test           :OK
             Init CMB Driver      :OK
             Init Config RAM      :OK
             Init Watchdog Timer  :OK
             Watchdog Timer Set To:00000000

             Calculated Checksum  : 2170F32
             Stored Checksum      : 2170F32
             Image Load Address   :  200000
             Image Exec Address   :  200400
             Stored Magic Number  :424E4554
             Version Number       :v3.0.0.42
             Download             :Enabled
             Download Debug       :Disabled
             Debug Level          :       0
             Task                 :OK WatchdogTask
             Task                 :OK MboxTask
             Task                 :OK LedTask
             Task                 :OK Handshake4600Task
             Task                 :OK Serial Monitor
             Task                 :OK Serial Switch Task├┐
             Enable Interrupts    :OK
             START VRTX...............

Enter Password:

Invalid Password

Enter Password:

Invalid Password

Enter Password:

Invalid Password

*                                                                             *
*                   5425     4 Port 10/100 TX Enet Switch                     *
*              Centillion BootLoader Serial Monitor ROM VERSION               *
*                 (c) Copyright 1995-1996 Bay Networks Inc.                   *
*                                                                             *
*         Version Compiled by [kenk] on Fri Jul-26-96 14:10          *
*                                                                             *


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