Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.5

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enable sha256-password

Configure SHA-256 based password for the enable command.

Syntax
enable sha256-password [level level] [encryption-type] password

To delete a password, use the no enable sha256-password [encryption-type] password [level level] command.

Parameters
sha256-password
Enter the keyword sha256-password then the encryption-type or the password.
level level
(OPTIONAL) Enter the keyword level then a number as the level of access. The range is from 1 to 15.
encryption-type

(OPTIONAL) Enter the number 8 or 0 as the encryption type.

Enter 8 to enter the sha256–based hashed password.

password
Enter a text string, up to 96 characters long, as the clear text password.
Defaults
No password is configured. level = 15.
Command Modes
CONFIGURATION
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
9.13(0.0)
Changed the maximum length of the password from 32 to 96.
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, S6000, S6000–ON, S5000, S4810, S4820T, S3048–ON, S4048–ON, MXL, FN IOM, C9010, S3100, and Z9100-ON.
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