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    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 1 lists the show secrets command output fields.

    Table 1: 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

    Published: 2014-08-12