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Cisco Bug: CSCvs34994 - 9800-cl Installation Guide instructs to use password instead of secret

Last Modified

Jan 06, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controllers

Known Affected Releases

16.12.1s

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Following the guide at 9800-cl Install Guide at: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/wireless/controller/9800/9800-cloud/installation/b-c9800-cl-install-guide/booting_the_controller_and_accessing_the_console.html

The configuration steps include inputting a username and password which is deprecated in Step 4.

Conditions:
After entering the command:
username <user> privilege 15 password <password> command specified in the install guide the following warning is shown to the user:
WARNING: Command has been added to the configuration using a type 0 password. However, type 0 passwords will soon be deprecated. Migrate to a supported password type
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