What is the difference in setting passwords to access the console, Telnet (line vty 0 4) and other passwords in routers and switches. Are all the commands and where you set the passwords at the cmd prompts the same etc
console password is used to authenticate user when user will try to access device through console port.
Telnet password is used to authenticate user when user will telnet to the device from remotely.
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When u want authorize person to access router/switch through console then you implement console password and same criteria for telnet
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