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request system decrypt password



Use to display plain text versions of obfuscated ($9) or encrypted ($8) passwords. If the password was encrypted using the new $8$ method, you are prompted for the primary password.


  • decrypt—Decrypt a $8$-encrypted or $9$-encrypted password.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

When you enter this command, you are provided feedback on the status of your request.

Sample Output

Sample Output

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1X49-D50.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Evolved Release 22.4R1.