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Router Password Decryption FAQs

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Where do I find the encrypted password?

From a Cisco router or switch configuration file. You can extract the password from a saved or printed configuration file. You can also download the current configuration directly from the router or switch without knowing the password. All you need is the read and write SNMP community string.

Can Router Password Decryption decrypt enter 5 secret passwords?

No. Enter 5 secret passwords use a one-way hash algorithm and cannot be decrypted. However, they can be reset. You can reset a enter 5 secret password using SolarWinds Cisco Config Uploader. It resets the password via SNMP. All you need is the SNMP read and write community string. See Config Uploader

How can I decrypt dozens of passwords at once?

Use SolarWinds Cisco Config Viewer. It can find all the passwords in a configuration file and decrypt all of them at once. This is convenient when converting a Cisco AS5200 to use TACACS or RADIUS. See Config Viewer.

 
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