Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.4

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area-password

Configure a hash message authentication code (HMAC) password for an area.

Syntax
area-password [hmac-md5 | encryption-type] password

To delete a password, use the no area-password command.

Parameters
hmac-md5
(OPTIONAL) Enter the keywords hmac-md5 to encrypt the password.
encryption-type
(OPTIONAL) Enter 7 to encrypt the password using DES.
password
Enter a 1 to 16-character length alphanumeric string to prevent unauthorized access or incorrect routing information corrupting the link state database. The password is processed as plain text, which only provides limited security.
Defaults
Not configured.
Command Modes
ROUTER ISIS
Command History

This guide is platform-specific. For command information about other platforms, see the relevant Dell EMC Networking OS Command Line Reference Guide.

Version
Description
9.10(0.1)
Introduced on the S6010-ON and S4048T-ON.
9.10(0.0)
Introduced on the S3148.
9.10(0.0)
Introduced on the S6100–ON.
9.8(2.0)
Introduced on the S3100 series.
9.8(1.0)
Introduced on the Z9100–ON.
9.8(0.0P5)
Introduced on the S4048-ON.
9.8(0.0P2)
Introduced on the S3048-ON.
9.7(0.0)
Introduced on the S6000-ON.
9.5(0.1)
Introduced on the Z9500.
9.0.2.0
Introduced on the S6000.
8.3.19.0
Introduced on the S4820T.
8.3.12.0
Introduced on the S4810.
8.3.11.1
Introduced on the Z9000.
Usage Information

To prevent the link state database from receiving incorrect routing information from unauthorized routers, use the area-password command on routers within an area.

The configured password injects into Level 1 LSPs, CSNPs, and PSNPs.

Related Commands
  • domain-password — set the authentication password for a routing domain.
  • isis password — configure an authentication password for an interface.

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