service password-encryption

Syntax

[ no ] service password-encryption

Release Information

Command introduced before JunosE Release 7.1.0.

Description

Directs the router to encrypt passwords that are saved in the configuration file. The command should be used as a simple cipher to prevent unauthorized users from viewing passwords. The no version removes the encryption assignment.

Use of this command prevents casual observers from viewing passwords, for example, in data obtained from show config displays. The command is not intended to provide protection from serious analysis. This command does not apply to passwords set with enable secret, enable password, or password (Line Configuration mode). This command does apply to authentication key passwords and BGP neighbor passwords.

Mode

Global Configuration

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