How to Reset Aruba 5406Rzl2 to Factory Default

In this article we will see how to Reset Aruba 5406Rzl2 to Factory Default.

CMD to Reset Aruba 5406Rzl2 to Factory Default
HP-Switch-5406Rzl2> enable
HP-Switch-5406Rzl2# erase startup-config
The current configuration will be deleted, existing login passwords
removed, and the device rebooted.

Continue (y/n)? y
NOTE:- The erase startup-config command does not clear passwords/Credentials. Inorder to Clear all the Credentials, Username & Passwords follow below CMD.

CMD to Clear all the Credentials, Username & Passwords
HP-Switch-5406Rzl2> enable
HP-Switch-5406Rzl2# configure terminal
HP-Switch-5406Rzl2(config)# include-credentials

                             **** CAUTION ****

 You have invoked the command 'include-credentials'.  This action will make
 changes to the password and SSH public-key storage.

 It will affect *all* stored configurations, which might need to be updated.
 Those credentials will no longer be readable by older software revisions.
 It also may break some of your existing user scripts. Continue?[y/n] y

                              **** CAUTION ****

 This will insert possibly sensitive information in switch configuration files,
 and as a part of some CLI commands output. It is strongly recommended that you
 use SFTP rather than TFTP for transfer of the configuration over the network,
 and that you use the web configuration interface only with SSL enabled.

 Erasing configurations with 'include-credentials' enabled will erase stored
 passwords and security credentials.  The system will reboot with the factory
 default configuration.

 Proceed?[y/n] y

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