Last Updated on May 10, 2020 by Admin
How does the service password-encryption command enhance password security on Cisco routers and switches?
- It requires encrypted passwords to be used when connecting remotely to a router or switch with Telnet.
- It encrypts passwords that are stored in router or switch configuration files.
- It requires that a user type encrypted passwords to gain console access to a router or switch.
- It encrypts passwords as they are sent across the network.
Explanation:The service password-encryption command encrypts plaintext passwords in the configuration file so that they cannot be viewed by unauthorized users.