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The Cisco switch must be configured to automatically audit account removal actions.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-220522 CISC-ND-000120 SV-220522r508512_rule Medium
Account management, as a whole, ensures access to the network device is being controlled in a secure manner by granting access to only authorized personnel. Auditing account removal actions will support account management procedures. When device management accounts are terminated, user or service accessibility may be affected. Auditing also ensures authorized active accounts remain enabled and available for use when required.
Cisco IOS XE Switch NDM Security Technical Implementation Guide 2021-09-16


Check Text ( C-22237r508510_chk )
Review the switch configuration to determine if it automatically audits account removal. The configuration should look similar to the example below:

log config
logging enable

Note: Configuration changes can be viewed using the show archive log config all command.

If account removal is not automatically audited, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-22226r508511_fix)
Configure the switch to log account removal using the following commands:

SW4(config-archive)#log config
SW4(config-archive-log-cfg)#logging enable