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Cisco Bug: CSCuj90601 - N7k - Secure password mode error in 6.1.4 - change-passwd not available

Last Modified

Feb 15, 2018

Products (5)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 4-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Switch

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Description (partial)

In 6.1.4, you cannot change your own password in role vdc-operator:

Nexus7k(config)# username user1 password 0 passwdUser1
Secure password mode is enabled. Please use "change-passwd" CLI to change the password.

The user configuring a new account is defined in the vdc-operator:

N7k# show user-account
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