enable password (Privileged EXEC)

Use the enable password configuration command to set a local password to control access to the privileged EXEC mode.

Format enable password [password [encrypted]]
Mode Privileged EXEC
Parameter Description
password Password string. Range: 8-64 characters.
encrypted Encrypted password you entered, copied from another switch configuration. The encrypted password should be 128 characters long because the assumption is that this password is already encrypted with AES.

The following shows an example of the command.

(Extreme 220) #enable password testtest
(Extreme 220) #enable password e8d63677741431114f9e39a853a15e8fd35ad059e2e1b49816c243d7e08152b052eafbf23b528d348cdba1b1b7ab91be842278e5e970dbfc62d16dcd13c0b864 encrypted
(Extreme 220) #enable password
Enter old password:********
Enter new password:********
Confirm new password:********