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Unformatted text preview: Running head: ROUTER AND SWITCH CONFIGURATION 1 Router and Switch Configuration Travis Prine IT242 October, 23 2011 Michael Sthults This paper is going to explain the basics of configuring routers, and switches. ROUTER AND SWITCH CONFIGURATION 2 Router and Switch Configuration First we need to understand that there are more then one type of switch. There are Micro Switches, and Catalyst Switches. Micro switches are Ciscos basic and most popular switches. These are 8 port 10/100 devices. The Catalyst switches come in many different series and model types. To configure and manage the switch using the command-line interface (CLI) or management console, you connect the console port to a management station. When you receive the switch there is no password assigned. You need a privileged level password in order to access the switch management interfaces. If you dont assign a password, you cant access until the switch joins the cluster or until you assign the switch a privileged level password through the...
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