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Password length restriction IOS 12.2(53)SE vs 12.2(46)SE

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Aug 22nd, 2012
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Hi all!


I'm wondering about a little issue configuring passwords with more than 25 chars using (by example) a WS-C2960-48TC-L with 12.2(55)SE.


In the configuration guide for 12.2(55)SE, (in the troubleshooting chapter), I can read that password can have from 1 to 25 characters. So it's ok, I can't configure a longer password with these version.


But I can configure a longer password using, by example, IOS version 12.2(46)SE with a WS-C2960-8TC-S, and I can see the same password length restriction in the configuration guide for 12.2(46)SE.


So, I don't know how accurate is the information in the configuration guide, and what i need is know to which IOS version I can upgrade the WS-C2960-48TC-L for configure longer paswords (if possible). Or, if anybody knows, if the lenght restriction is due to hardware limitations...


Within a few hours, I will try to test a WS-C2960-48TC-L with IOS 12.2(46)SE and try to configure a longer password, and I will post the results.


Thanks to all!

Regards,

Sergio.

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Sergio Muniesa ... Fri, 08/24/2012 - 00:32
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Hi all!


Update. I have done a test downgrading a WS-C2960-24TC-L to 12.2(46)SE and I have successfully configured longer passwords than 25 chars.

With same switch running 12.2(55)SE I can't configure passwords greater than 25 chars.


Thanks to all.


Regards,

Sergio.

dsolangon Fri, 08/24/2012 - 04:21
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Youcan bug scrab the iOS or check the Cisco website release notes


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