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Basic Switch Setup

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What command lets you access the enable context?
enable
What command lets you access the global configuration?
configure terminal
What command lets you return to the previous context?
exit
What command lets you define a hostname?
hostname
What command lets you access an interface?
interface <int-id>
What command lets you disable an interface?
interface <int-id> disable
What command lets you enable an interface?
interface <int-id> enable
What command lets you access menu interface?
menu
What command lets you reboot the switch?
reload
What command lets you view the configuration?
show running-config
What command let you see the CPU utilization?
show cpu
What command lets you see and verify an interface's operation?
show interface <int-id>
What command lets you view a summary of the interfaces?
show interface brief
What command lets you view a list of previously executed commands?
show history
What command lets you view version information?
show version
What command lets you save the configuration?
write memory
What command lets you assign a name to an interface?
interface <int-id> name <name>
What command lets you define an IP address for a VLAN?
vlan <vid> ip address <ip-addr/prefix length>
What command lets you erase the saved configuration.
erase startup-config
What command lets you view the IP ARP table?
show arp
What command lets you view the MAC address table?
show mac-address
What command lets you view IP addressing?
show ip
What command lets you test layer 3 connectivity?
ping
What is out-of-band management?
Out-of-band management involves the use of a dedicated channel for managing network devices. Via console port.
What terminal settings are used to access the console port?
9600 bps
8 data bits
no parity
1 stop bit
no flow control
What are the 4 different context levels?
Basic, Switch>
Enable, Switch#
Global Configuration, Switch (config) #
Other command contexts, switch (vlan-1) #
What context level lets you view a limited number of statistics and configuration settings?
Basic, Switch>
What context level lets you begin switch configuration such as updating system software?
Enable, Switch#
What context level lets you make configuration changes to the system's software features?
Global Configuration, Switch (config) #
What context level lets you make configuration changes within a specific contexts such as to a VLAN, one or more ports, or routing protocols?
Other command contexts, switch (vlan-1) #
What help key lets you to auto complete commands or options?
<Tab>
What help key lets you see a brief description for all available commands at your context or view?
? or help
What help key lets you see all available commands while typing in a string?
? will show you all available commands to finish the current string you are typing
On a modular switch, what command lets you configure interface 14 on the modular slot A?
interface a14
On a non modular switch, what command lets you configure interface 14?
interface 14
What is the best way to prevent loops when initially configuring a switch that is plugged in?
Disable all interfaces
Example:
Interface a1-d10 disable