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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

key chain — global

Synopsis

key chain name
no key chain name

Configures

Enters the key chain configuration mode

Default

None

Description

This command enters the key chain configuration mode, which allows you to create authentication keys for routing protocols and other uses. Each key chain must have at least one key defined with the key command. A key chain may have as many as 2,147,483,647 keys.

Example

! Create a key chain called "ExampleKeyChain" with two keys
key chain ExampleKeyChain
  key 1
    key-string MyKey1
  key 2
    key-string MyKey2

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