IGP vs EGP

AS (Autonomous System) is group of networks controlled by one administrator (With common administration), as one ISP or enterprise organisation. According to way how they exchange routes, within an AS or between them, we can divide routing protocols to IGP and EGP Continue reading “IGP vs EGP”

Enable secret

The Enable secret is used to allow security when an administrator is going from user mode to privileged mode, same as Enable password. It is used to protect privileged mode on equipment which is not physically secured. The Enable secret is an newer, encrypted command that should be in use instead of Enable password (password it is stored in startup-config file in encrypted form).

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Enable password

The Enable password is used to allow security when an administrator is going from user mode to privileged mode. It is used to protect privileged mode on equipment which is not physically secured. The Enable password is an old, non-encrypted command that should not be anymore in use (password it is stored in startup-config file non-encrypted). Continue reading “Enable password”