Packet Tracer - Configure SSH
Part 1: Secure Passwords
Part 2: Encrypt Communications
Part 3: Verify SSH Implementation
SSH should replace Telnet for management connections. Telnet uses insecure plain text communications.
SSH provides security for remote connections by providing strong encryption of all transmitted data between
devices. In this activity, you will secure a remote switch with password encryption and SSH.
Instructions Part 1: Secure Passwords
Using the command prompt on
, Telnet to
. The user EXEC and privileged EXEC password is
Save the current configuration so that any mistakes you might make can be reversed by toggling the
Show the current configuration and note that the passwords are in plain text. Enter the command that
encrypts plain text passwords:
Verify that the passwords are encrypted.