BIOS Password

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Created by: Brett Tiller on 03-04-2012 02:00:01 PM
How do I reset the BIOS password?

Subject: RE: BIOS Password
Replied by: Brett Tiller on 03-04-2012 02:08:45 PM
To reset the BIOS password, please follow the steps below. 

1. Use your browser to access the Cisco Integrated Management Controller Web Interface.  To do so, tpe the ip address of the imc device specified in your router configuration.

2. On the Server tab, click the BIOS link.  On the BIOS web page click the 'Clear BIOS Password' link in the 'Actions' space.  

3. Access the KVM by clicking on the keyboard icon

4. Use the menu 'Ctrl + Alt + Del' selection to restart the host. 

5. When prompted press the 'F2' key to access the bios. 

6. When the bios page comes up, you will be prompted to set a new bios password.

Subject: RE: BIOS Password
Replied by: Tuong Au on 03-04-2012 02:39:45 PM
Alternatively, you could also reset BIOS password from IOS cli:

Router#ucse 4 password-reset bios