Chapter 22. Remote Connectivity Using Telnet or SSH

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

Configuring a device to accept a remote Telnet connection

Using Telnet to remotely connect to other devices

Verifying Telnet

Configuring the Secure Shell protocol (SSH)

Verifying SSH

Configuring a Device to Accept a Remote Telnet Connection


The ability to telnet into a Cisco device is part of every Cisco IOS. You only need to assign passwords to allow a remote connection into a device.



A device must have two passwords for a remote user to be able to make changes to the configuration:

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