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How to Reset the Console Password on the Cisco Router

Question: I'm trying to require a password to be entered (i.e. cisco) when getting into the router and before even getting to the 'user exec mode' prompt.
It would seem that after I set the password 'cisco' and then run the command 'login' in order for the password to be required when getting into the router I shouldn't get the error '% Incomplete command.' and that's why when I currently console in to the router I go immediately to the 'user exec mode' prompt i.e. in my case:
r2
 
Router(config)#line console 0
Router(config-line)#password cisco
Router(config-line)#login
% Incomplete command.
 
The solution:
Added the lines:
aaa authentication login default local
aaa authorization exec default local
 
as described....
 
Using HyperTerminal (directly connected via Console) now requires the appropriate username and password combo to even get into user mode.
And both lines are in my running configuration... Solved the problems.
 
This command also works for Cisco 2901, Cisco 2951, Cisco 2921, Cisco 2911.



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elianahermione | October 23rd 2017 at 1508826509

I'm endeavoring to require a secret key to be entered cisco while getting into the switch and before getting to the 'client executive mode incite Someone Do My Essay for me It would appear that after I set the watchword cisco and afterward run the charge 'login' all together for the secret key to be required while getting into the switch I shouldn't get the mistake '% Incomplete order and that is the reason when I as of now comfort in to the switch I go instantly to the 'client executive mode provoke
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David Mitchell | November 4th 2017 at 1509780231

You can try a 30-30-30 reset. Hold down the reset button on the back of it for 30 seconds, clear the router while leaving the button held down for another 40 seconds, and plug it back in, again leaving the reset button held down for 40 seconds. I am IT manager of Done Essays UK. If you have any queries about Cisco router you may email me.

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