AAA vs. pw on line stmt

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by Guest, Feb 27, 2004.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    What is the relationship between aaa authentication and the password
    statement under vty lines? This is a general IOS question, but the
    specific box is a 3750 SMI with 12.1.

    If I have a configuration with
    aaa authentication local default local
    and some username xxx statements, they seem to override whatever I put
    in the password statement under the "line vty x x" and "line cons 0". My
    question is whether I should even be coding the password -- does it ever
    get used? The reversable encoding of the pw is an exposure which I
    might as well avoid if it is never needed.

    /Chris, UCLA
     
    Guest, Feb 27, 2004
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