There is nothing as scary a times as having another person creating a login credentials of a network device then hand them over to you, or giving a number of persons your admin login credentials.
Such moments always come up when you’ll feel like “now I need to be my lord” and make your credentials your private info.
Login into your account from the cli, then follow the instructions listed below:
- Switch to configuration mode by typing: user@host> configure
You’ll be switched to a configuration mode
2. Type the next command below:
set system login user my_user_name authentication plain-text-password
3. You’ll then be prompted to enter
//type in the password you'll wanna use
4. Retype new password:
//retype the password you just typed
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