The instructions for resetting to factory defaults says: "remove all ethernet cables"
Well, that's a pain if it's not necessary.
So why and when is it necessary?
I can understand if there are VLANS set up but what if there aren't? Then is it still necessary when the switch reverts back to an unprogrammed switch across all ports?
- If there are a any machines attacked then their network-stack may get confused (e.g.)
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