Why Is It Neccessary To Change the Password
You might be wondering why someone would need to change the password for a Cisco router, right?
Well, Cisco routers don’t have default passwords. Just like having a password for a PC, a password is used to protect a router.
As stated earlier, passwords are not already set on Cisco routers, so either a computer user or a network administrator will need to configure a password. Note: When a Cisco router is purchased, it will require somone to manually set it up to use an "Enable" password.
Note: In the upcoming sections, the article will explain how to change the password for the Console, the Virtual Teletype Terminal, and for the AUX Port. In addition, there is a section on how to "Enable" a password and a secret one too.
Attention Network Administrators: When managing Cisco routers in an office, it’s very important to set up and maintain passwords.