HSRP Authentication.

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Sep 4th, 2008
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Dear All,

Which one of the following is suitable AND BEST command for HSRP MD5 Authentication.

standby 1 authentication md5 key-chain


standby 1 authentication md5 key-string


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rsgamage1 Thu, 09/04/2008 - 01:08
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In my opinion, one key-string is sufficient and simple.

Haven't used key-chains so far.However, if you think that you'd want to tighten up the security by allowing use of different key-strings at different times then key-chain is the choice.


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