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  1. Thank you Rene I understand the concept of “login” and “login local” but my question about password encryption let me explain to you my question in another way:
    login local refers to a local database on the router or switch with usernames / passwords as you said but the password possible to be encrypted or not if I configure it in plain text how can I change it to encrypted Text or vice versa ,
    this is my question?

    *when I try to change it this message appears to me :

    SW3(config)#us hussein pa 121212
    ERROR: Can not have both a user password and a user secret.
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  2. We will need more information. What IP are you trying to reach on the switch? Is this IP an SVI or assigned to a physical interface? What IP are you making the connection from? What are the details of your access-list 23? Have you tried making your connection on the same subnet as the IP to which you are trying to connect? When say it is refusing the connection, is the port open, but actively rejecting your attempt, or you get no response at all? If you are using SSH, I assume you have done a crypto key generate rsa?

  3. Hello I Ian

    Looking over your config and your comments, I suggest you check the following:

    1. Since you can ping the IP address, routing to the device is successful, so no problems there.
    2. There’s no timeout, so it can’t be busy ports
    3. A refusal of connection with this message that you report means that something, such as a lack of ssh or telnet configuration, is not allowing you to connect.
    4. Are there any restrictions on the SVI interface such as access lists?

    The quickest way to solve this would probably be to do a password recovery via a console and check the co

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