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Cisco Bug: CSCuo07461 - NX-OS copy weak password to startup fails with strength-check enabled

Last Modified

Feb 26, 2018

Products (8)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 4-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7700 6-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7700 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7700 10-Slot Switch

Known Affected Releases

6.2(6)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
A user cannot login with a 'weak' password that was saved into startup-config from a  text file.

Conditions:
- NX-OS device
- The default configuration 'password strength-check' is enabled.
- The "username <name> password <clear-text password>" was saved to startup from a text file.
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