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Cisco Bug: CSCvs57481 - ENH: Nexus does not support customised password prompt from the TACACS server.

Last Modified

Jan 23, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

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Description (partial)

In a 2FA device administration set up, we should get the second password prompt ( for two factor authentication). 
Such as below:

XXXXXXXX@PW-C02TN1VGG8WN:~$ ssh e3.hyd01
User Access Verification
Password & verification code:

Notice "password and verification code" option. 

However, in case of nexus devices we are getting the default password prompt as shown below:

XXXXXXXX@PW-C02TN1VGG8WN:~$ ssh e3.hyd01
User Access Verification

- 2FA enabled for Nexus network devices.
- Authentication done against TACACS server.
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