Monitoring Passwords

Purpose

Used to display all passwords and secrets. The show secrets command displays only secrets configured by the user; it does not display inherited secrets.

Action

To display all passwords and secrets:

host1#show secrets
                 Current Password Settings                 
                 -------------------------                 
         encryption         encrypted                   
level       type         password/secret         mode   
-----   ------------   --------------------   ----------
0                                                       
1                                                       
2                                                       
3                                                       
4                                                       
5       7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   configured
6       7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 
7       7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 
8       7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 
9       7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 
10      7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 
11      7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 
12      7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 
13      7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 
14      7 (password)   zRFj_6>^]1OkZR@e!|S$   inherited 

Meaning

Table 94 lists the show secrets command output fields.

Table 94: show secrets Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

level

Privilege level

encryption type

Type of encryption

encrypted password/secret

Passwords and secrets in their encrypted form

mode

Mode:

  • configured—Configured password/secret
  • inherited— Indicates whether a secret was inherited from a lower password level

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