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Setting the Linksys Smart Gigabit Switch to factory defaults

The Linksys Smart Gigabit Switch (LGS308, LGS308P, LGS308MP, LGS318, LGS318P, LGS326, LGS326P, and LGS326MP) offers a quick and easy solution to extend your office network.  You can reset the switch to factory defaults through its web-based setup page or by manually pressing the reset button on the device.  
 
Manual reset
Using the web-based setup page

 
Manual reset

 
Step 1:
Using a pin, press and hold the reset button for more than 10 seconds.

 
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NOTE:  The SYSTEM light will blink fast when the switch is ready to reset to factory defaults.
 
Step 2:
Release the button.   
 
The switch will restore its configuration to factory defaults and restart itself.
 
Using the web-based setup page

 
Step 1:
Access the switch’s web-based setup page.  To learn how, click here.

Step 2:
On the web-based setup page, click the Maintenance tab.

 
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Step 3:
Click Reboot in the left panel.

 
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Step 4:
Select Yes on the Restore to Factory Defaults option, then click Reboot to reset the switch to its default settings.
 
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Step 5:
When the confirmation prompt appears, click OK to continue.

 
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Related Article:
 
Restarting the Linksys Smart Gigabit Switch

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