To verify that OSPF MD5 authentication is enabled, use the show ip ospf interface privileged EXEC mode command. By verifying that the routing table is complete successful authentication can be confirmed.

Figure 1 verifies the OSPF MD5 authentication on the serial 0/0/0 interface on R1.

Figure 2 confirms that the authentication is successful.

Use the Syntax Checker in Figure 3 to verify the OSPF MD5 authentication on R2 and R3.