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CCNA Practical Studies: Gaining Access to Routers and Switches

Chapter Description

Learn how to access a router and switch through a direct console connection, over the LAN via Telnet, and finally through a terminal server.

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Summary

You have now successfully completed the configuration of the terminal server. Table 4-1 summarizes the commands to maneuver between the terminal server and the lab routers, as well as manage reverse Telnet connections on the terminal server.

Table 4-1 Chapter Command Summary


Command

Purpose

show sessions

Displays all open sessions

disconnect connection #

Disconnects the desired connection

clear line line #

Clears the desired asynchronous line (1 to 16, where 1 = 2001, 2 = 2002 and so on)

Ctrl-Shift-6, x

Escapes the current session and returns to the terminal server

line 1 16

Enters line configuration mode for asynchronous lines 1 through 16 on the terminal server

line vty 0 4

Enters line configuration mode for vty lines 0 through 4

transport input protocol

Defines what protocols are allowed across the asynchronous or vty lines

ip host [hostname] [port] [ip-address]

Adds an entry to the IP host name table

Copy running-config startup-config

Copies the running configuration to the startup configuration