Login password cannot be displayed

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To protect user information, the system does not display the password that a user enters upon login, if the user configures password authentication or AAA authentication for login.

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Set user name and password as cipher text on s series switch
For S series switches (except S1700 switches) running a version earlier than V200R001, if the login password is configured as cipher text, the password is stored in cipher text in the configuration file. If the login password is configured as plain text, the password is stored in plain text in the configuration file. For S series switches (except S1700 switches) running V200R001 or a later version, the login password is stored in cipher text in the configuration file, regardless of whether the password is configured as cipher or plain text. To configure Telnet login password as cipher text, perform the following steps: [HUAWEI] user-interface vty 0 //User interface VTY0 is used as an example. The following shows how to configure the Telnet user name and password for login through the VTY0 user interface. [HUAWEI-ui-vty0] protocol inbound telnet //By default, the switch uses Telnet when running V200R006 or an earlier version, so this step can be omitted. The switch uses SSH when running V200R007 or a later version, so this step is necessary. [HUAWEI-ui-vty0] authentication-mode aaa //Configure AAA authentication, that is, you need to configure the user name and password. [HUAWEI-ui-vty0] quit [HUAWEI] aaa [HUAWEI-aaa] local-user admin123 password irreversible-cipher Huawei@123 //Set the user name and password to admin123 and Huawei@123 respectively, and configure the password to display in cipher text. For switches running old versions, the keyword cipher may be used in the command for displaying passwords in cipher text. [HUAWEI-aaa] local-user admin123 service-type telnet [HUAWEI-aaa] local-user admin123 privilege level 15 [HUAWEI-aaa] return save

Forget the login password of IAD
Forget the IAD login password has the following two ways to deal with:Log on to IAD via Telnet: enter the user name system and password login on the telnet login screen to log on to IAD, and manually restore the factory configuration and restart in global mode. Log on to the IAD through the serial port: connect the device with the serial port, and then restart the device. View the serial interface print message, when the following print, press the CTRL+R key. Press CTRL+R restore vendor-config 3S input Y or Y, the device automatically restore the factory configuration and restart to. The interface is shown as follows: Confirm to vendor-config? Restore? [Y|N]: After restart, please use the default IP address 192.168.100.1, re login system. V300R002 version of the user name is root, the password is huawei123 (the old version of the default password is admin).

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