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6500 login

We have a 6500 that is requiring a carriage return before receiving the login prompt. And then two login prompts actually appear. This seems to be the same whether or not TACACS is enabled.

What is causing this?

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Cisco Employee

Re: 6500 login

What software are you running? Can you paste output of sh ver?

New Member

Re: 6500 login

Via telnet, console, or AUX ports? Do you get the same results whether its telnet or console? What emulator are you using? Any config commands under vty 0 4, or con 0?

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Re: 6500 login

We are running CatOS for the switch. We are not using the MFSC.

show vers

WS-C6509 Software, Version NmpSW: 6.4(8)

Copyright (c) 1995-2004 by Cisco Systems

NMP S/W compiled on Jan 6 2004, 15:22:58

System Bootstrap Version: 5.3(1)

Hardware Version: 2.0 Model: WS-C6509

This is happening when trying to telnet to the device. The device is remote, so I have not been able to try a direct console connection. I have used different terminal emulators with no difference. I have also taken TACACS off, but that didn't change it. It then just gave the password prompt twice after a carriage return.

It is also causing Ciscoworks to report an Attribute error because it is not receiving the expected prompt.

Re: 6500 login

Did you configure

set banner telnet {enable | disable}

or can you set any motd and check again?

Martin

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Re: 6500 login

There is no banner telnet option, but I have cleared the motd banner but it didn't change the need for two carriage returns.

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