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MD5 Encryption for router secret

I wish to set up our Routers with username ... secret 5 ... (encrypted-secret). Can you recommend any tools for generating an MD5 encrypted secret for cisco ios. Thanks in advance.

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Re: MD5 Encryption for router secret

The only way I know of creating an MD5 password for a router is to use the router. I have not heard of any 3rd party software capable of generating "secret" passwords for Cisco IOS.

HTH,

Mark

Re: MD5 Encryption for router secret

You do not need to use any additional tools. Simply add user:

(config)#username test secret test

this would look like this in configuration file:

username test secret 5 $1$6xmn$kfSZZP.K3jcKDFa7QIji3.

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