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© 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public. Page 1 of 6 Packet Tracer - Configuring Initial Switch Settings Topology Objectives Part 1: Verify the Default Switch Configuration Part 2: Configure a Basic Switch Configuration Part 3: Configure a MOTD Banner Part 4: Save Configuration Files to NVRAM Part 5: Configure S2 Background In this activity, you will perform basic switch configurations. You will secure access to the command-line interface (CLI) and console ports using encrypted and plain text passwords. You will also learn how to configure messages for users logging into the switch. These banners are also used to warn unauthorized users that access is prohibited. Part 1: Verify the Default Switch Configuration Step 1: Enter privileged EXEC mode. You can access all switch commands from privileged EXEC mode. However, because many of the privileged commands configure operating parameters, privileged access should be password-protected to prevent unauthorized use. The privileged EXEC command set includes those commands contained in user EXEC mode, as well as the configure command through which access to the remaining command modes are gained. a. Click S1 and then the CLI tab. Press Enter. b. Enter privileged EXEC mode by entering the enable command: Switch> enable Switch# Notice that the prompt changed in the configuration to reflect privileged EXEC mode. Step 2: Examine the current switch configuration. a. Enter the show running-config command. Switch# show running-config
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Packet Tracer - Configuring Initial Switch Settings © 2015 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public. Page 2 of 6 b. Answer the following questions: 1) How many FastEthernet interfaces does the switch have? 2) How many Gigabit Ethernet interfaces does the switch have? 3) What is the range of values shown for the vty lines? 4) Which command will display the current contents of non-volatile random-access memory (NVRAM)?
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