Switch 2950 VTY password assignment

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Description: To assign vty password for a switch for vty lines 0 to 15, choose 2950 switch from the N/W diagram, and use the following commands. Use the line vty command, followed by the password and login subcommands, to require login and establish a login password on the VTY port. By default, login is not enabled on the console or on VTY ports.

Note: The password "virtualpass" is assumed. You can use any other password.


1. Enter global configuration mode

2. Enter line sub-configuration mode for virtual terminals 0 to 15

3. Assign virtual terminal password "virtualpass" to lines 0-15

4. Enable the switch to use the password for telnet access

5. Exit line sub-configuration mode

6. Exit to privileged mode

2950#configure terminal
2950(config)#line vty 0 15
2950(config-line)#password virtualpass

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