Remove a serial port from config

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Jan 16th, 2009
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I have to do some reconfigs on my routers that form my internal corporate WAN and am not sure how to remove a serial port. I'm using VWIC-2MFT-T1 cards for these specific connections that have to be torn down and rebuilt. When I install the card and it sees the T1 controllers and I issue the "channel-group 0 timeslots 1-24" which then creates the serial port.


My question is how do I delete that serial port? I need to remove one of the cards to move to a different router so I want to undo the two serial ports that are configured before I remove the card.

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Yes, and it be will like new.


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paolo bevilacqua Fri, 01/16/2009 - 08:16
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Hi, you don't need to anything in config to remove hardware on a cisco router. Just turn it off and the next time all card related stuff will go away from config, for you to save.

qbakies11 Fri, 01/16/2009 - 08:20
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So I don't need to remove the IP address or any config info related to the serial port that is going to be removed from the router? All I need to do is turn the router off, pull out the VWIC, and then when I turn it on it will be like it was never there?


When I install the VWIC in the other router is it going to carry any info from the old config with it or is going to be just like I pulled it new out of the box?

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paolo bevilacqua Fri, 01/16/2009 - 08:28
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Yes, and it be will like new.


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