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Trouble attempting to configure 2921 router

Hi all,

Not very experienced at this. Recently purchased a refurbished 2921 router from a cisco reseller.

I am currently trying to ssh into the router through the console port using a crossover cable, however, I am unable to find the host name. I tried the default of "Router" in the documentation guide, but no luck. Feeling rather stuck trying to connect and configure. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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You can't SSH into the

You can't SSH into the console port, you can SSH over IP (like on an Ethernet-based interface). Can't you just use a serial R232 (aka console cable), maybe in combination with an USB-to-serial adapter?

You can read this guide about the initial configuration of a Cisco device.

Hope this helps, please let me know if you need more support

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Thank you for the reply, I

Thank you for the reply, I will try this at the office tomorrow and let you know.

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