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General Cisco Settings

Written by vaheeD on December 29, 2012
General Cisco Settings
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (82% score)

Hostname

configure terminal
hostname SW1
end

Enable secret password

configure terminal
enable secret 123456
end

Telnet password

configure terminal 
line vty 0 4
password 123456
login
line vty 5 15
password 123456
login
end

Console password

configure terminal 
line console 0
password 123456
login
end

Encrypt all passwords

configure terminal 
service password-encryption 
end

Disable console EXEC timeout

configure terminal 
line console 0
exec-timeout 0 0
end

Disable console logging

configure terminal 
no logging console
end

“%Error opening tftp://255.255.255.255/network-confg (Timed out)” Error Message Prevention

configure terminal
no service config
end

Prevent “Translating…. domain server (255.255.255.255)” Messages after an Invalid Command

  • First method: Disabling automatic connection with a hostname in command line
    configure terminal 
    line  console 0
    transport preferred none
    line vty 0 4
    transport preferred none
    line vty 5 15
    transport preferred none
    end
    
  • Second method: Disabling ip domian lookup
    configure terminal 
    no ip domain-lookup 
    end
    

Keyboard shotcuts

  • [Ctrl-A] : Moves to the start of a line
  • [Ctrl-E] : Moves to the end of a line
  • [Ctrl-D] : Deletes the character at the cursor
  • [Ctrl-K] : Deletes all characters from the cursor to the end of the line
  • [Ctrl-U] : Deletes all characters from the cursor to the beginning of the line
  • [Ctrl-W] : Deletes the word to the left of the cursor
General Cisco Settings
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (82% score)

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