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EtherChannel Configuration

About EtherChannel: You can configure maximum 8 ports in single port-channel. All ports in the port-channel should be of same type (Fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet), same speed, same duplex settings In addition, incase of trunk port-channel, same VLANs and native VLAN should be permitted. It is advisable to configure switchports on Continue Reading

Configure DHCP Server on a Cisco switch or router

Configure Layer3 address on a switch interface that correlates with DHCP address scope. (config) # interface vlan 5 (config-vlan)# ip address (config-vlan)# no shut (config)#ip dhcp pool users (config-dhcp)#network (config-dhcp)#default-router (config-dhcp)#dns-server (config-dhcp)#domain-name (config-dhcp)#lease 8 (config-dhcp)#ip dhcp excluded-address By default network Continue Reading

Know about Cisco Switch and Router

Difference between enable secret password and enable password? enable secret password encrypts the password automatically using MD5 hash algorithm. enable password doesn't encrypt the password thus stores in clear text. But using service password-encryption command at global config mode encyrpts 'all' the passwords in the Cisco IOS. However enable secret password provides stronger encryption Continue Reading

Configure SSH in Cisco Switch

Step 1: Setup hostname, domain-name and Management IP address (config)# hostname corp-sw-01 (config)# ip domain-name (config)# interface vlan 101 (config-if)# ip address   Step 2: Generate RSA key (config)# crypto key generate RSA The name for the keys will be: Choose the size of the key modulus in Continue Reading