Easy steps to configure SNMPv3 on Cisco devices
Difference between SNMP Versions v1, v2c and v3
This article explains you in detail about NTP configuration on Cisco devices. There are two ways to configure. First I explain about simple NTP configuration without authentication. Second, I explain about NTP configuration with MD5 authentication that is more secure than first one.
If you experience something like your Cisco Switch or Router is not prompting for enable password and directly logs into privilege mode then you have configured "privilege level 15" for the user account.
How to view and recover Cisco Switch ports from err-disabled state
#show interface summary command provides bandwidth utilization of each Cisco switch interface, VLAN and port channels. You can either measure bits per sec using RXBS/TXBS fields or packets per sec using RXPS/TXPS fields. Additionally you also get to know counts of pkts dropped in the interface. #show interface gi1/0/40 Continue Reading
You need to calculate the power requirements for all the powered devices that you plan to connect to switch. Also be careful while laying longer network cable, as some power is lost over the length of cable.
To display Cisco debug output on the current SSH or Telnet session switch# logging on // enabled by default switch# logging monitor //command to enable logging on VTY lines switch# terminal monitor //unless you issue this command, you cannot see logs on your SSH or Telnet Continue Reading
As a Network Engineer, you need to perform regular upgrade of your Cisco Stack Switch to latest and stable IOS version in order to fix bugs and security concerns. Follow these simple steps to upgrade your Cisco Stack Switches:- Search for stable .bin image of your Cisco Switch model in Continue Reading