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hi,

i have a Cisco 3845 router.  i have configured for telnet access and set a password.  i can get in just fine.  the issue is it's not prompting me for to put in "en" and prompt for password.  once i telnet in, i just type en, config t, and away i go.

i need this to prompt, i have done it before, i just can't remember the command.

thanks.
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R1>enable
R1#configure terminal
R1(config)#enable password cisco
R1(config)#enable secret router
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by:ionut_mir
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Try:

Router(config)#enable secret <your password>
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yeah i tried that:

#enable secret password

but no go.  is there something else?

when i'm on the console, it does what i want, i type en and it asked me for the password again.
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config term first
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by:TakedaT
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could you show us what you have at the bottom of your configuration for the vty lines?
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by:RPPreacher
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Did you do both of these?

R1(config)#enable password cisco
R1(config)#enable secret router

just follow those lines exactly.
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line con 0
exec-timeout 0 0
password 7 jfioewhafidhso
logging synchronous
login

line aux 0
password 7 jfdosjafiodsa
login

line vty 0 4
access-class 23 in
privilege level 15
password 7 jfdoksajfod
login

line vty 5 15
access-class 23 in
privilege level 15
password 7 fdsoafjdos
login

line vty 16 1052
password 7 jfdosajfods
login


thanks in advance
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delete the 'privilege level 15'
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I believe that the "privilege level 15" on your vty lines gives the telnet sessions full access, bypassing the need for the "enable secret" lines.  If you remove those lines from your vty lines, and add the lines that RPPreacher stated, does this help?
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Try again to add the commands:

Router#config t
Router(config)#enable secret <password> priv 15

What error do you get? Post it,if you can.
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