Command:

domain-password


Mode:

Router(config-router)#


Syntax:

domain-password password
no domain-password [password]

 

Syntax Description:

password Password you assign.

 

Command Description:

To configure the IS-IS routing domain authentication password, use the domain-password command in router configuration mode. To disable a password, use the no form of this command.

Default: No password is specified and no authentication is enabled for exchange of Level 2 routing information.

This password is exchanged as plain text and thus this feature provides only limited security.

This password is inserted in Level 2 (area router level) protocol data unit (PDU) link-state packets (LSPs), complete sequence number PDUs (CSNPs), and partial sequence number PDUs (PSNPs).


Example:

The following example assigns an authentication password to the routing domain:

Router(config)#router isis
Router(config-router)# domain-password flower


Misconceptions:

None


Related Commands:

area-password
isis password

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