ReadyNAS Telnet Recovery



This article will walk through performing a telnet based recovery on a Netgear ReadyNAS 1100. In the event that the ReadyNAS is locked up, and not rebooting and access to the data is required, the steps in this article will get the NAS back into a running state that will allow the opportunity for data retrieval.

Enter recovery mode:

1. Hold Power for 3 flashes
2. Telnet
3. Login

Default Credentials:
username: root
password: infr8ntdebug

Start RAID services:
mount /dev/md0 /sysroot
mount -t proc /proc /sysroot/proc
mount /dev /sysroot/dev

Mount File System:

chroot /sysroot
vgchange -ay c
mount -a