APIC / Nexus Factory Reset

Today there’s an easier topic. How to reset your ACI Fabric (APIC and Nexus Switches) to factory defaults. First. Log into your Nexus 9k via the CLI or Console:

Second. Log into your APIC via ssh or local Console (Monitor or KVM over CIMC):

Once you’ve done that, continue with the new fabric initialization: Only power up the first APIC and do the basic (CLI based) setup. #1 Then do a full fabric discovery After that Power up APIC2 and continue with the setup via the CLI. Wait…