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Enable Secret/Password on Nexus 5k

Posted on 2011-02-24
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In Cisco IOS, I would use the command "enable secret [LINE]" to set the the elevated priv password.

How is this done in NX-OS / on a Nexus 5k?
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switch(config)#feature privilege
switch(config)# enable secret <password>
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in nx-os, you have to enable "features" before you use them.
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How do I enable "feature privledge"?

Please reference the output below.

 
switch(config)# feature ?
  fcoe            Enable/Disable FCoE/FC feature
  fex             Enable/Disable FEX
  interface-vlan  Enable/Disable interface vlan
  lacp            Enable/Disable LACP
  private-vlan    Enable/Disable private-vlan
  ssh             Enable/Disable ssh
  tacacs+         Enable/Disable tacacs+
  telnet          Enable/Disable telnet
  udld            Enable/Disable UDLD
  vpc             Enable/Disable VPC (Virtual Port Channel)

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http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/nexus5000/sw/command/reference/rel_5_0/security_cmd_ref.html#wp1706231

Maybe this can help.

Try a "show feature-set" or "show feature" and see if its enabled already
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Things are done differently in NS-OS. Access is by "roles"

For privileged mode (on IOS platforms) access on an NX-OS platform for user "Home" with a password of "Simpson1", do the following:

username Homer password 5 Simpson1 role network-admin

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secret enabled!
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