I have access with level 1 privilege on a Cisco switch. But, I want to see all configurations and interfaces, while being able to modify nothing. I searched the internet for the proper level of privilege but found nothing. Can someone explain each level and say which level is appropriate for seeing everything but modify nothing?
There are 16 privilege levels. Usermode is level one. The highest is 15, sometimes referred to as privileged mode. There's also a level 0, which has even fewer options that usermode.
To get into level 15, where you can view configurations and modify them, type
The other levels (2-14) are used for custom access. For instance, if I have a junior admin that I want to be able to have access to the command
[This creates a login that when used will be placed in level 2 instead of the default level 1]
[This says to allow any level 2 user to have the ability to enter
[This will prompt for the username. It says to the device, "Use the local database for logging in."]
If you do this configuration, login, and then enter the