I have a client with CME on a 2951 router. They lost the login creds for CME and I attempted to reset the login via creating a session to the embedded service engine. When I tried to do this I realized for some reason there was no IP address assigned to the ESE and therefore I could not connect to it. I then tried to do an IP unnumbered assigned to the LAN interface on the router. When I tried to connect to it this time it said open but could not type anything. What is the best practice for giving the ESE an IP so that you can create a session to it? Is there another way to reset or recover a login for CME? Any info will be greatly appreciated!
From your comments I understand you want to log into your Cisco Unity Express (CUE) via CLI session to do password recovery.
Next is a sample configuration for NME with CUE:
! interface GigabitEthernet0/0 description LAN ip address 10.10.10.5 255.255.255.0 duplex auto speed auto media-type rj45 ! ! ! interface Integrated-Service-Engine2/0 ip unnumbered GigabitEthernet0/0 service-module ip address 10.10.10.10 255.255.255.0 !Application: CUE Running on NME service-module ip default-gateway 10.10.10.1 no keepalive ! ! ip route 10.10.10.10 255.255.255.255 Integrated-Service-Engine2/0 !
You can access router´s CLI in 10.10.10.5 and CUE GUI in 10.10.10.10. Also, to log into CUE CLI you can do it from router CLI by running the following command:
router#service-module Integrated-Service-Engine 2/0 session Trying 10.10.10.10, 2130 ... Open
From your comments I think you are reaching this point. Once there, press enter twice and you should get the the CUE prompt:
router#service-module Integrated-Service-Engine 2/0 session Trying 10.10.10.10, 2130 ... Open UnityExpress# UnityExpress# UnityExpress#
Just in case you need it, the process to do password reset in CUE GUI is documented here:
In brief, you have to create a new user, assign a password to it and add this user to group "Administrators", using the following commands:
UnityExpress> UnityExpress>user Administrator create UnityExpress> UnityExpress>user Administrator group Administrators UnityExpress> UnityExpress>user Administrator password cisco UnityExpress>