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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.


Configure console access to Physical Interface Cards (PICs).


Disabled. By default, there is no password setting for console access.


encrypted-password " password"Use MD5 or other encrypted authentication. Specify the MD5 or other password. You can specify only one encrypted password.

You cannot configure a blank password for encrypted-password using blank quotation marks (" "). You must configure a password whose number of characters range from 1 through 128 characters and enclose the password in quotation marks.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

admin-control—To add this statement to the configuration.