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Cisco Bug: CSCta84728 - Console locked for 2 mins after booting with system accounting

Last Modified

Feb 22, 2014

Products (1)

  • Cisco Catalyst 3750 Series Switches

Known Affected Releases


Description (partial)

When an IOS system is configured with "aaa accounting system  guarantee-first", (default 
behavior) then users may be prevented from  starting an exec  session on the console or terminal 
lines(regardless if  they use or not use  authentication) for some time(2-3 minutes), after the 
system reloads. This  is happening when AAA server is not reachable at boot time.

There are 3 bugs in 12.4 train related to this bug:

CSCec24846 creates a hidden command called "aaa accounting system guarantee-first". 
CSCed45778 un-hide the command. Finally, CSCsy20392 change the default behavior; so that "no
aaa accounting system guarantee" is the default behavior is the default behavior. This bug
requests to commit the above 3 bugs into 12.2SE train.

This bug affects from 12.2(44)SE to 12.2(50)SE.
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