Cisco Field Manual: Catalyst Switch Configuration by David Hucaby, Stephen McQuerry

By David Hucaby, Stephen McQuerry

A whole, concise reference for enforcing an important positive factors of the Cisco Catalyst family members of switches

  • Review exact and comparative configuration steps for beneficial properties of the COS and Cisco IOS software program working systems
  • Understand simple procedure and working method management
  • Configure Ethernet, EtherChannel, Token Ring, and ATM LANE interfaces
  • Deploy VLANs, inner most VLANs, trunking, VTP, and dynamic port membership
  • Understand STP operation, configuration, and tuning
  • Configure and use Cisco Catalyst for Layer three switching and redundancy
  • Discover how Cisco Catalyst switches deal with multicast site visitors and have interaction with multicast routers
  • Implement broadcast suppression, protocol filtering, person authentication, port safeguard, and VLAN entry lists
  • Set up switches for logging, SNMP and RMON administration, and port analysis
  • Configure voice gateway modules, inline energy, and QoS good points had to delivery voice traffic

Cisco Catalyst switches, a typical component in lots of campus, metropolitan, firm, and repair supplier networks, are complicated units that require many configuration steps for correct operation. not just are the necessary instructions tough to recollect, yet finding reference fabric on them additionally calls for vast study that's either time- eating and hard to accomplish within the box. Cisco box handbook: Catalyst change Configuration is a short and transportable reference consultant to the main generic good points that may be configured on Cisco Catalyst switches.

Derived from the authors' notes approximately tips to configure quite a few Cisco Catalyst beneficial properties through the process their training for the CCIE(r) examination, Cisco box handbook: Catalyst swap Configuration is an imperative software that is helping you practice the preferred deployment initiatives. From the 1st web page, the authors 0 in on quickly evidence, configuration steps, and motives of configuration strategies in every one Cisco Catalyst characteristic. different diversifications of the Cisco Catalyst working structures (COS and Cisco IOS(r) software program) are proven jointly for side-by-side comparability, making it effortless to maneuver from one Cisco Catalyst platform to a different.

The publication offers concise implementation recommendation for households of Cisco Catalyst positive factors, together with configuration basics, Layer 2 interface configuration, Layer three interface configuration, VLANs and trunking, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Layer three switching, multicast, server load balancing, entry keep watch over, change administration, caliber of carrier (QoS), and voice. extra appendixes offer you severe info on famous ports and addresses, really expert change modules, VLAN extension, and a cabling advisor. the short reference layout enables you to simply find simply the knowledge you wish with no looking through millions of pages of documentation, saving you time and supporting you to get the units up and working speedy and smoothly.

Whether you're looking for a convenient, moveable connection with extra simply configure Cisco Catalyst switches within the box, otherwise you are getting ready for CCNA(r), CCNP(r), or CCIE certification, you will discover Cisco box handbook: Catalyst swap Configuration to be an important source that may prevent hours of study time.

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Anytime you enter a valid command in any configuration mode and press Enter, the memory is immediately changed. Configuration mode is organized in a hierarchical fashion. Global configuration mode allows commands that affect the switch as a whole. Interface configuration mode allows commands that configure switch interfaces. You can move in and out of many other configuration modes depending on what is being configured. To move from a lower-level configuration mode to a higher level, type exit. To leave the global configuration mode and return to the privileged EXEC mode, type exit at the global configuration prompt.

Serveraddress6] Use this command to specify the addresses of one or more DNS servers. For COS switches, you can enter up to three different addresses using separate command-line entries. The COS keyword primary specifies the first server that will be queried. book Page 41 Friday, September 6, 2002 9:13 AM 3-2: IP Addressing & Services 41 there is no answer, the other two will be checked. For IOS switches, you can specify up to six addresses on a single command-line entry. For IOS switches, the first address is the primary.

Adding to or redesigning a large enterprise or campus network can seem complex or overwhelming. There is an accepted, organized approach to switched network design that can simplify the design process, as well as make the network more efficient and scalable. This section is organized as a quick reference “checklist” of guidelines, rules of thumb, and ideas to help you think through the overall network architecture and configuration. Many of the checklist items include a reference to the appropriate sections of this book that deal with the switch features.

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