Basic Switch Configuration

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Mar 5th, 2009
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Please provide me a link to documentation about an initial basic switch configuration for a small LAN.

Correct Answer by John Blakley about 8 years 3 months ago

Here's a link:



http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst2955/software/release/12_1_12c_ea1/configuration/guide/2955scg.html


There will be diagrams in there, and more of what you're looking for I believe.


John

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John Blakley Thu, 03/05/2009 - 12:07
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What are you wanting to know? The most basic switch config would be to power it up and connect devices. It'll just work.


If you want to manage it, you'll need to give it an IP address on it's vlan.


HTH,


John

rayroyaleverest Thu, 03/05/2009 - 13:06
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I was hoping for a link with material about basic management and configuration for a switch, with a network diagram.

rayroyaleverest Fri, 03/06/2009 - 06:44
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jblakley: Thanks for the great article. Do you know of a similar article for a basic router configuration?

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