Reset Cisco Catalyst 2950 Switch

Original Article: https://supportforums.cisco.com/t5/lan-switching-and-routing/2950-24-username-password-recovery/td-p/1774008

Step-by-Step Procedure
Follow the password recovery procedure below.

Attach a terminal or PC with terminal emulation (for example, Hyper Terminal) to the console port of the switch.

Use the following terminal settings:

Bits per second (baud): 9600

Data bits: 8

Parity: None

VMware ESX/ESXi command line reference on vDS Distributed Switch and vSwitch

Remove a PHY NIC from an UpLink in a vDS at the command line:

esxcfg-vswitch --list : Create a listing needed to get the reference for a vmnic's PortID#.

esxcfg-vswitch -V <vmnics PortID#> -Q <vmnic> <NAME of virtual Distributed Switch as it appears in vCenter inventory>

# esxcfg-vswitch -V 577 -Q vmnic1 NET2-N1K-VDS

Delete a Physical NIC from a standard virtual Switch on a Host:

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