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Cisco Bug: CSCvi08459 - set different words for username and password, but username shown the same as password

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Jan 25, 2020

Products (160)

  • Cisco Catalyst 3650 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 3650-24PDM-E Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3650-24PD-E Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3650-48FS-S Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 9300-48P-A Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3650-48FQ-E Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3650-12X48UQ-L Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3850-48XS-E Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3650-24TD-S Switch
  • Cisco NCS 4202
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Known Affected Releases

Denali-16.3.5 Everest-16.6.1

Description (partial)

After set different words for username and password at <initial configuration dialog>, it had been found that username shown the same as password.

  The virtual terminal password is used to protect
  access to the router over a network interface.
  Enter virtual terminal password: aaaaaaaa
Setup account for accessing HTTP server? [yes]: 
    Username  [admin]: admin								<<<<<<
%Error opening tftp:// (Timed out)		
    Password  [cisco]: cisco								<<<<<<
    Password is UNENCRYPTED.

But output from show run is as below.

username cisco privilege 15 password 0 cisco

set different words for username and password at  <initial configuration dialog>.

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Cannot access to Cisco IOS XE Denali 16.3 WebUI
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Latest activity: Apr 16, 2018
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