OS10 Enterprise Edition User Guide Release 10.4.1.0

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password

Configures a password for message digest 5 (MD5) authentication on the TCP connection between two neighbors.

Syntax
password {9 encrypted password-string | password-string}
Parameters
  • 9 encrypted password-string —Enter 9 followed by encrypted password.
  • password-string —Enter a password for authentication, up to 128 characters.
Default
Disabled
Command Mode

ROUTER-NEIGHBOR

ROUTER-TEMPLATE

Usage Information
You can enter the password either as plain text or in encrypted format. The password provided in ROUTER-NEIGHBOR mode gets more preference than the password in ROUTER-TEMPLATE mode. The no version of this command disables authentication.
Example
OS10(conf-router-neighbor)# password abcdell
OS10(conf-router-neighbor)# password 9 f785498c228f365898c0efdc2f476b4b27c47d972c3cd8cd9b91f518c14ee42d 
Supported Releases
10.3.0E or later

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