Command:

set password

Mode:

Switch> (enable)


Syntax:

set password


Syntax Description:

This command has no arguments or keywords.


Command Description:

Use the set password command to change the normal (login) mode password on the switch.

Passwords are case sensitive; they may be 0 to 30 characters in length, including spaces.

The command prompts you for the old password. If the password you enter is valid, you are prompted to enter a new password and to verify the new password. A zero-length password is allowed by pressing Return.

 


Example:

This example shows how to set the normal (login) mode password:

Console> (enable) set password
Enter old password: <old_password>
Enter new password: <new_password>
Retype new password: <new_password>
Password changed.
Console> (enable)

 


Misconceptions:
None

Related Commands:
set enablepass

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