I have a raritan KX232 that I need to factory reset, however I've forgotten the administrative username/password. I've already tried connecting to the local port and using admin/R*E*S*E*T as the documentation says to, but it doesn't seem to work at all. Does anyone know of another method to factory reset the box without credentials?

  • "default user name and password for that unit is admin/raritan" source webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=1118848
    – DavidPostill
    May 17 '16 at 17:15
  • Those were changed. I've been scouring the documentation for the better part of two days. The defaults do not work, and the 'RESET' password does not work either.
    – Nathan F.
    May 17 '16 at 17:21
  • Presumably someone has set "Disable all local resets" as documented on p28 of the user guide
    – DavidPostill
    May 17 '16 at 17:34
  • Fixed question formatting to display correct password tried.
    – DavidPostill
    May 17 '16 at 17:38
  • Password reset cannot be done remotely.
    – Moab
    May 17 '16 at 17:45

KX2 series: If you changed the password from the Default one, you can do a hard reset of the switch, then use the default login all lower case.

user name: admin

password: ratarian

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KX Series:

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    The DKX232 series doesn't appear to have a reset button according to the user guide
    – DavidPostill
    May 17 '16 at 17:33
  • Posted model # is not the full model #?
    – Moab
    May 17 '16 at 17:43
  • No idea .... :/
    – DavidPostill
    May 17 '16 at 17:53
  • The DKX232 does not have a hard reset button. I'm unsure why it is different from the other KX2 models.
    – Nathan F.
    May 18 '16 at 16:57
  • The KX reset password must be used when connected to it directly, it will not work accross the network
    – Moab
    May 18 '16 at 20:48

I had a Dominion KX232 with no reset button and the admin user with password R*E*S*E*T worked for me after many attempts. However, regarding the password R*E*S*E*T I needed to bear in mind:

(a) use CAPS Lock for the upper case and (pressing and holding Shift button doesn't seem to work)

(b) use the asteriks * button from the NumPad (on the right side of the keyboard). Don't use the asteriks from one of the number buttons above the letter buttons.

Also, testing the asteriks * button in the login name field returned a very strange charakter... something like ƙ and not the expected * symbol. Don't be discouraged, the weird ƙ symbol coming from the asteriks button from the NumPad worked for me.

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