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TitleHow to Factory Reset Motorola AP-5131
Objective
How to Factory Reset Motorola AP-5131
Environment
  • ExtremeWiNG
  • AP-5131
  • Motorola
  • IEEE802.11a/b/g
Procedure
  1. Connect one end of a null modem serial cable to the AP-5131s serial connector. Attach the other end of the null modem serial cable to the serial port of a PC running HyperTerminal or a similar emulation program.
  2. Set the HyperTerminal program to use 19200 baud, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit, no parity, no flow control and auto-detect for terminal emulation.
  3. Press <ESC> or <Enter> to access the AP-5131 CLI. A serial connection has now been established and the user should be able to view the serial connection window.
  4. Reset the AP-5131. An AP-5131 can be reset by removing and re-inserting the LAN cable or removing and re-inserting the power cable.
  5. Press the ESC key within 3 seconds once you see the message "Press escape key to run boot firmware."
  6. Type the following at the boot prompt: "Boot> passwd default"
  7. Then, "Boot> reset system"
  8. Once the AP completes its boot process, type in the default user name admin and password "motorola"
Additional notes
Serial line configuration for accessing the AP-5131
Speed (baud): 19200
Data bits: 8
Stop bits: 1
Parity: None
Flow control: XON/XOFF

If the default password ("Motorola") does not work, try "symbol" instead.

 

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