Hi - I downloaded an image for a Cat2960 that has k9 in the image name. I upgrade the ios and after sh run, I saw the crypto info. Does crypto need to be turned on? It doesn't appear to be on because my file access did not slow down. Also I want to set up crypto to another Cat2960 and Cat1841 router. Thanks - Dave
The crypto runs strictly in the switch. Having the crypto IOS allows you to establish a secure connection to the switch Via SSH, or HTTPS. The crypto image does not perform encryption to your actual data.
Hi - Thanks for the info. I have another issue with my switch and lan setup. My client computer needs to send the data across our network to connect to a vendor router. He wants to have it encrypted. Do you have any suggestions? I am going to setup "protected ports"(no forwarding of info) and "port security"(port set to mac address). This isn't encryption. Thanks - Dave
With your current setup I don't believe it can be done in a hardware configuration. Your best bet would be use a third party SSH tunneling software between the clients. I've never used this before but the only thing that came to mind.
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