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login {announcement text;class class-name {allow-commands "regular-expression";allow-configuration "regular-expression";deny-commands "regular-expression";deny-configuration "regular-expression";idle-timeout minutes;login-tip;permissions [ permissions ]; }message text;password {change-type (set-transitions | character-set);format (md5 | sha1 | des);maximum-length length;minimum-changes number;minimum-length length;}retry-options {backoff-threshold number;backoff-factor seconds;minimum-time seconds;tries-before-disconnect number;}user username {full-name complete-name;uid uid-value; class class-name; authentication authentication;(encrypted-password "password" | plain-text-password); ssh-rsa "public-key";ssh-dsa "public-key";}}

Hierarchy Level

[edit system]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure user access to the router or switch.


The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-26

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