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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification by Scott Bennett

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CCNA Discovery 2, Chapter 5

5.3.4: As covered on Day 10, it is important to protect configuration privileges in the Cisco IOS software on a router or switch by adding password security. You should set a password for privileged EXEC mode, console access, and virtual terminal access. Keep in mind that if the enable password and enable secret password are both set, the secret overrides the enable. The following example adds password security and encrypted password security for privileged EXEC mode on a router:

Router> enable Router# configure terminal Router(config)# enable password ciscopass Router(config)# enable secret class

To add password security for console access and virtual terminal access to a router, you would enter the following:

Router> ...

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