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Change SSH password on Cisco 4331 ISR

gci_ee asked
Last Modified: 2017-04-10
Hi all,

We've had a Cisco ISR installed and configured for us (a 4331) and the Cisco engineer has set a weak SSH password which i'd like to change. I have setup users on Cisco's before but not actually just CHANGED a password and i can't seem to see how to do it.
Could someone point me in the right direction?

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Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer Lindows


Assuming he entered the login local and the aaa newmodel al you have to do is change the local username like

Username whateveritisnow password mynewpassword
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If you are using local accounts for access you just need to issue the same command with new password (depending on login type that you are using).

old password:
username admin privilege x secret Cisco

new password:
username admin privilege x secret Cisco123

or on vty lines

old password:
line vty 0 4
password Cisco

new password:
line vty 0 4
password Cisco123

if you are using RADIUS for login, you will have to change password in RADIUS.


That's worked fine.....thanks

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