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

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Name

key config-key — global

Synopsis

key config-key 1 string

Configures

A private DES key for the router

Default

None

Description

This command defines a private DES key for the router. This key can be used to encrypt various parts of the router’s configuration with DES. The key itself does not appear in the configuration. If you lose the key, it can’t be recovered. The string can be from one to eight alphanumeric characters long.

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