As the other posters have noted, if using a Windows PC, Hyperterminal can be used to access the network device's "console".
You will need to insure Hyperterminal is using the correct comm port (the one you've connected the cable to), and insure the comm parameters match your Cisco network device's settings. Parmeters 9600/8/none/1/none will likely work (NB: these might be set if you "press" the Restore Defaults button [as also noted by Ohassairi].)
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...