Solved

Password encryption

Posted on 2011-03-15
4
691 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
hi,
I'm changing enable password and password on ASA version7.0 (8) from default values as below
enable password qbClJ3kdjrGf.VAU encrypted
passwd 2KFQnbNIdI.2KYOU encrypted

I can't remove these passwords and when I setup new password and show runn then it shows plaintext such as
enable password  AbC123456 encrypted
passwd AbC123456 encrypted.

Am I doing some thing wrong? why does it not encrypt the password that I enter. Any help will be appreciated.

Rgds,
 
0
Comment
Question by:Jamilakhtar
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:sylenix
ID: 35137303
to turn on password encryption type:

config terminal
service password-encryption

Open in new window


to turn it off
no service password-encryption

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:Jamilakhtar
ID: 35137509
sylenix,
I already tried that but there's no service password-encryption in ASA 5520, there is only service password-recovery. In routers and switches I find service password encryption. any idea pleas.

Rgds,

0
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
Dave Howe earned 500 total points
ID: 35137772
leave off the word "encrypted" - that indicates that you have already encrypted the data, which clearly isn't true :)

however, enable password is depreciated - you should use enable secret now instead.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Jamilakhtar
ID: 35138476
Excellent work!
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Network Activities  please help 16 76
Trojan blocked 11 84
Sonicwall tz215 internet speed slow  help 56 540
IPS Logs NMap Scans 1 92
SHARE your personal details only on a NEED to basis. Take CHARGE and SECURE your IDENTITY. How do I then PROTECT myself and stay in charge of my own Personal details (and) - MY own WAY...
I've been an avid user and supporter of Malwarebytes Premium Version 2.x for years. It's an excellent product that runs alongside just about any Anti-Virus application without issues. It seems to have an uncanny ability to pick up many things that A…
This tutorial demonstrates a quick way of adding group price to multiple Magento products.
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

948 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now