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FWSM shows snmp string & tacacs key in clear text

FWSM module loaded with IOS version 4.0(12) shows snmp string & tacacs key in clear text in show running config. Is there any solution to make it encrypted in show run.

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FWSM shows snmp string & tacacs key in clear text

Hi Bro

This cannot be done, not even in the latest Cisco FWSM 4.1.8 image. "Maybe" there's a hidden Cisco command to achieve this, which I'm not aware off.

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Ramraj Sivagnanam Sivajanam
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FWSM shows snmp string & tacacs key in clear text

Hi Samarjit,

Please do check to have service password-encryption enabled in your device.

As far as i know for snmp you are not giving any key.... you give only the string which will not get encrypted. If you have enabled the service password-encryption in your device. Then your tacacs key will get encrypted to level 7 encrption automatically. Else it will take 0 by default with plain text. But this also even it will not do md5 encryption for those password.

Please do rate if the given information helps.

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Karthik

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Re: FWSM shows snmp string & tacacs key in clear text

That does not work on Firewalls ASA or FWSM

I am also running currently with 4.1(8) version ... Can anyone tell me if the later versions resolve this issue?