This chapter covers topics related to the management plane. These topics include password creation, user account creation, performing a password recovery, configuring banner messages, enabling management capabilities such as Telnet and Secure Socket Shell (SSH), disabling unnecessary services, configuring authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA), and how to monitor your devices using Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and syslog. Before you get started, let’s go over some introductory Cisco commands that involve the management plane (see Table 10-1).
Table 10-1. Management Commands
Cisco IOS Command ...