Cisco 2811 telnet help

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    I have a new Cisco 2811 router and I have telnetted in using hyperterm, I have connected and used "enable". I now have the "yourname#" prompt and I am trying to enter a new username and password as follows:

    username "newusername" privilege 15 secret 0 "password"

    but I am getting an error: invalid input on the S in username. I am not sure what i am doing wrong. I am able to do a show ver command

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    Accepted Solution on 2007-11-08 at 14:32:11ID: 20245958

    You have to be at the configuration level to make configuration changes.

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