Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Disable Cisco Password Recovery

Cisco devices permits to password recovery by default during the reload system. But if person has a physical access to devices he can change password.For this reason, you may want to disable password recovery procedure.

Use the “no service password-recovery” command
When you do this carefully read the warning message.

Router(config)#no service password-recovery
Executing this command will disable password recovery mechanism.
Do not execute this command without another plan for
password recovery.
Are you sure you want to continue? [yes/no]: yes

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