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Configure Console Login Password on Cisco Switch

Cisco devices allow password protection of console access. This tech-recipe describes configuring the use of a password to protect the console of a Cisco switch.


To set the console password to keepout, enter the following commands from global configuration mode:

line console 0
password keepout
login

The login statement enables logins from the console.

Quinn McHenry
Quinn McHenry
Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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