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Add user and Password on Cisco Router

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Hi,
Can someone please tell me how to add another username and password to a Cisco 2600 router.
I appreciate it.
AngelaSasse
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router>enable
router#config t
router(config)#username myname password mypassword
router(config)#end
router# write mem
[OK]
router#

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How do I enable secret on that password?
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Or I should say how do I set it up so I have?

Username myname privilage 15 password my password?
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router(config)#service password-encryption
router(config)#username myname priv 15 pass password



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I totally appreciate all your help on this, and don't mean to be a pain, but I still cannot logon to the router.
Is there something else I need to do to setup my password as an enable password.
Thanks
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How are you trying to access it, from console or from telnet?
How do you have the aaa authoriztion configured?
I guess I just don't fully understand what you are trying to do..
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I am trying to telnet into the router.  I just want to set it up so my user account can have the ability to telnet into the router.
What is the aaa authorization?

:-)
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What happens when you telnet to the router now? Do you get a username prompt, or just a password prompt?

Do you have any of these commands:
  aaa new-model
  aaa authentication login default local

If you don't have these, then you should not have a username prompt when you telnet to it.
To change the telnet login, you have to change it on the line
  line vty 0 4
   password <newpassword>

Unless you setup the aaa, you can't use your own username/password

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When I telnet to the router I get a username prompt then a password prompt.
This is a Cisco 2600 router.
So currently my boss is using his username and password to connect via telnet, and I would just like to set it up so I can use mine.
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