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Enabling SSH

I know how to do it but I don't know the meaning behind these lines can somebody describe what they mean?

line con 0

no pass

exit

line vty 0 4

no pass

login local

exec-timeout 30

trans input ssh

exit

line vty 5 15

login local

trans input ssh

Thanks,

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Re: Enabling SSH

Julien

Here is what they mean:

no pass means that there is no line password configured for this line.

login local means that the login process will look for user ID and password configured on the local router (or switch) to use for authentication.

exec-timeout 30 means that you will have 30 minutes of inactivity before the router (or switch) will terminate the session because of inactivity.

transport input ssh means that remote sessions will be accepted that use SSH but remote sessions that use telnet will not be accepted.

HTH

Rick

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