Changing Passwords for Other Users on Cisco Routers

I have a strange situation. I login under user A in a cisco router, run the "password" and "enable secret" command, and yet my User A credentials remain the same. Can someone help?
JesusFreak42Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

AkinsdNetwork AdministratorCommented:
The password command or enable secret command only affects the default admin (Cisco) account

To edit your user accounts, use the following command
Username userA password password

You can also use other options
R4(config)#username UserA ?
  aaa                              AAA directive
  access-class               Restrict access by access-class
  autocommand          Automatically issue a command after the user logs in
  callback-dialstring    Callback dialstring
  callback-line              Associate a specific line with this callback
  callback-rotary         Associate a rotary group with this callback
  dnis                            Do not require password when obtained via DNIS
  nocallback-verify     Do not require authentication after callback
  noescape                  Prevent the user from using an escape character
  nohangup                 Do not disconnect after an automatic command
  nopassword             No password is required for the user to log in
  password                Specify the password for the user
  privilege                   Set user privilege level
  secret                      Specify the secret for the user
  user-maxlinks        Limit the user's number of inbound links
  view                         Set view name
  <cr>

Example

R4(config)#username UserA privilege 15 secret 0 password
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
JesusFreak42Author Commented:
Thanks!
0
JesusFreak42Author Commented:
Thanks for a very complete answer with other syntax hints.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Cisco

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.