Cisco 2960 managed 8 port switch question - factory reset

What is the best way to factory reset a cisco 2960 8 port switch ? I do have a crossover cable and access to the console port. I have been reading and have seen a few different ways to blow away the configuration. But wanted to get a “more common” approach to do this.


Best way is the way that gets it done. First result on Bing - FACTORY DEFAULT/RESET CISCO CATALYST 2960 SERIES - YouTube

This page seems very thorough, so I’d be inclined to go with it.

Should be as simple as :
write erase