Enabling a Fast Ethernet port in 2950

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Aug 3rd, 2007
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The status of the fast ethernet port is showing err-disabled.So I need to enable a port in cisco 2950 switch.Kindly let me know how to proceed.

Correct Answer by ankbhasi about 9 years 9 months ago

Hi Friend,


You can simply shut and unshut the port and it will come up. But it is better to find out what is the reason for the interface going into errdisable state.


Can you check the logs and see if it tells you the reason? If logs does not show you you can configure errdisable detect command to detect the reason.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst2950/software/release/12.1_20_ea2/command/reference/cli1.html#wp3227150


Also this is the link to configure erridsbale recovery


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst2950/software/release/12.1_20_ea2/command/reference/cli1.html#wp2946661


Regards,


Ankur


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ankbhasi Fri, 08/03/2007 - 03:50
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Hi Friend,


You can simply shut and unshut the port and it will come up. But it is better to find out what is the reason for the interface going into errdisable state.


Can you check the logs and see if it tells you the reason? If logs does not show you you can configure errdisable detect command to detect the reason.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst2950/software/release/12.1_20_ea2/command/reference/cli1.html#wp3227150


Also this is the link to configure erridsbale recovery


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst2950/software/release/12.1_20_ea2/command/reference/cli1.html#wp2946661


Regards,


Ankur


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MUHAMMAD SHAHEEN Fri, 08/03/2007 - 03:53
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Hi


issue the following commands for example for Fa 0/1


Switch#

configure terminal

interface Fa 0/1

no shut

end


HTH


Regards

Shaheen


*****Sorry Ankur....i saw your post after posting mine. Your links are very helpful and rated accordingly. People like you make these forums very useful. thanks


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