Enable Secret Command on CISCO Router/Switch

Command

Enable Secret

Use

Sets an encrypted password for enable mode on the router.

Syntax

Router(config)#enable secret <WORD>

Example

In this example the enable password is set on R1.

R1(config)#enable secret cisco
R1(config)#

Next, we verify the encrypted enable password using the show run command.

R1(config)#do show run | i enable
enable secret 5 $1$DFaG$gio1KhCTVIYNSZHNM2KhH0

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The syntax section is wrong, it’s defining how to set a password, not a secret. The examples are correct.

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Edited, thanks pro!