A list of commands for adding to your configuration template the next time you configure a Cisco device.
Cisco devices functioning as a gateway can have link redundancy without running routing protocols. Configuring Integrated Routing and Bridging allows two interfaces to be bridged together along with an associated virtual interface that serves as the routed interface.
Use plink to automate sending commands and receiving information from your telnet and ssh sessions. This article will show you how to use plink to gather the configuration from an IOS device.
This article explains how to use a router and USB flash drive instead of a PC in staging areas where you need to upgrade software on other network devices before deployment.
To increase bandwidth on a given Cisco network device, typically etherchannel technology is used to accomplish this task. In most scenarios, etherchannel is used between two switches to provide additional bandwidth to the uplink connections. In less common instances, Network cards in servers that have drivers supporting the proprietary technology will be configured for etherchannel. [...]
Almost every network uses DHCP for IP address assignment. This article explains how to configure a Cisco device for an external DHCP server and also how to configure IOS to act as the DHCP server entirely by itself.
Remote Shell (rsh) services can be configured on Cisco routers and switches to allow execution of commands from a remote computer. Among other things, this could prove useful in a support role where periodic show commands needs to be run on a network device quickly without requiring a telnet/ssh session and login each time.
Banners configured on Cisco devices provide many useful functions. This article explains the five banner types and how to configure each one.
Overview of building a system backup network along with answers to common design considerations.
Many times a network engineer needs to quickly find where a particular host is plugged into the network. This article explains how to accomplish this using a manual discovery process that can be performed rather quickly,