Simple steps for resetting the Mikrotik SXT wireless outdoor radio

Often times, your radio will malfunction, making it impossible for you to have access to the device. Other times, you can no longer remember your login details to the device or you have recently contacted an ISP that makes use a similar equipment as your previous ISP and you desire to make use of your previously installed radio instead of buying a new one. The however is that the password on the radio was set by your previous ISP and they did not release that to you. In such situation, the reset button, visibly placed on most Mikrotik devices, comes in handy. Resetting the Mikrotik SXT is no different from the usual procedures involved in resetting other Mikrotik routers except that there is no visible reset button on the Mikrotik SXT like it’s found on other Mikrotik devices.

The Mikrotik SXT is an integrated out door unit designed for Point-to-point links but can also be used as a customer premises equipment for Point-to-multipoint links. Resetting the Mikrotik Sxt is as easy as its deployment; just follow the steps below.

You may also like: How to avoid interference on Mikrotik Point to point and point to multi-point links

 

Resetting the Mikrotik SXT

  • Power off device
  • Open the enclosure at the back
  • Press down on the reset button
  • Power on the device while still pressing down on the reset button
  • Release the reset button after 5 seconds of powering on the device

Your device has now been reset to default settings.

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To read more on the Mikrotik SXT series with respect to its features and capabilities, please read the Mikrotik offical documentation on the device here.

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Ashioma Michael, a BSc (Computer Science)., MTCNA, CCNA, and CCNP holder with many years of industry-proven experience in network design, implementation and optimization. He has tutored and guided many professionals towards obtaining their Cisco certifications. Mike works as a senior network engineer with one of the leading internet service providers in West Africa.

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