Enable and password protect telnet logins to Cisco routers

Posted September 18, 2003 by Quinn McHenry in Cisco router

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The ability to telnet to a Cisco router makes administration easier. This simple configuration enables telnet logins to the router and protects them with a password.

To enable telnet logins with the password PaSsWoRd:

conf t
line vty 0 4
password PaSsWoRd


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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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