One should save the Running configuration (RAM) into Startup Configuration (NVRAM) so that the Startup-config is copied to Running-config when the Router gets reloaded. CORVIT-R1# copy running-config startup-config Destination filename [startup-config]? Building configuration… You could also use the following: CORVIT# copy run start OR CORVIT# write memory OR CORVIT# wr… read more →
Once the IOS is loaded and up and running, a pre-configuration (called startup-config) will be copied from NVRAM into RAM. The copy of this file will be placed in RAM and called running-configuration. 1) Displaying Running-Config NWHEAVEN> enable NWHEAVEN# show running-config Building configuration… Current configuration : 647 bytes ! version… read more →
1) Configuring Date & Time The system clock can be set from the number of sources, and in turn can be used to distribute the current time through carious mechanism to other systems. To manually set the system clock, use one of the formats of the clock EXEC command. Router#… read more →
1) Configuring HOSTNAME Assigning name to a Router helps us identify a Router. The factory-assigned default name is “Router” Router> enable Router# configure terminal Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z. Router(config)# hostname NWHEAVEN NWHEAVEN(config)# exit NWHEAVEN#
There are different configuration modes of a Cisco router. Each mode has different set of commands to execute. You can tell which configuration mode you are in by watching the CLI prompt. Some of the modes that we use frequently are show below: User Exec Mode Privilege Exec Mode Global… read more →
1) Shortcuts for Entering Commands To enhance efficiency, Cisco IOS Software has some shortcuts for entering commands. Entering a shortened form of a command is sufficient as long as there is no confusion about which command you are attempting to enter. Router> enable One can write any command out of… read more →
Equipment you need to perform this LAB 1) A working Computer 2) Cisco Router with power cable 3) Console cable / Rollover cable 1) A working Computer You can see the COM ports (DB-9 connector) on the back side of CPU.