Cisco Catalyst Express 500 Setup


Reset to default

  1. Make sure nothing is connected to the switch.
  2. Power on the switch.
  3. Wait for the setup LED to blink green.
  4. Press Setup when it blinks green. One of the switch port LEDs blinks green.
  5. Connect your PC/laptop directly to the switch port that blinks green.
  6. Open a web browser and go to the mentioned IP address. For example, and use username: cisco and password: cisco

Note: For Cisco IOS Software FY series releases, the management IP address is For Cisco IOS Software SEG series releases, the IP address is


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