Lots of times we are troubleshooting cisco switches connectivity and performance. Under the stress of the moment we forget some essential IOS commands that can save us time and effort. Continue reading
The most common interface on a Cisco router is the Ethernet or FastEthernet interface. It has the form of a female RJ-45 connector.
In order to make it work we must configure it and enable it. Some of the configuration parameters are the interface ip address and the subnet mask. Continue reading
In order to manage a Cisco router or switch you have to be connected through the console port or through the ip network.
In the case of the initial power up of the device the only available option is to be connected through the console port because there is no layer 3 (IP) configuration on the router yet. Continue reading