Fundamentals of Cisco CLI Switch Configuration

Learn Cisco CLI Switch Configuration

In this course you will learn how to access the switches CLI through an out-of-band connection, using a console cable and a terminal program. Learn how to configure a Cisco switch to connect and control resources on your network.

What you’ll learn

  • Fundamentals of Cisco CLI Switch Configuration.
  • Accessing a switch.
  • Configure the terminal program.
  • Configure a switch hostname.
  • Saving and viewing configurations.
  • Encrypting passwords.
  • Assign an IP address to a switch.
  • Explore port modes and security.
  • Create VLANs.
  • Resetting a switch.
  • Much more.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 3 lectures • 4min.
  • Accessing a Switch –> 4 lectures • 11min.
  • Global Commands –> 4 lectures • 8min.
  • Secure Management Access –> 4 lectures • 11min.
  • Switch Port Mode and Security –> 2 lectures • 9min.
  • VLANs –> 5 lectures • 19min.

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Requirements

  • Basic understanding of network fundamentals.

In this course you will learn how to access the switches CLI through an out-of-band connection, using a console cable and a terminal program. Learn how to configure a Cisco switch to connect and control resources on your network.

The Cisco switches are one of the best on the market. Versatile, reliable, flexible and powerful, the Cisco switch product line offer unparalleled performance and features.

This course explore the Cisco command-line interface using an out-of-band connection with a cable and terminal program. We will then get into how to access the switch’s three modes—user EXEC, privileged EXEC, and global configuration—and use commands to configure essential settings.

Learn about the built-in help features, help commands, and the Tab key function. I’ll then cover the basic global commands used to configure essential switch settings.

After addressing the switch and configuring a default gateway, we will explain how to modify individual port modes, secure those ports, and create and manage virtual LANs (VLANs).

Finally, at the end of the course you will learn how to verify your settings and reset the switch if necessary. We will then get into some more tips that you should know.

By the end of this course you will have a solid understanding of setting up Cisco CLI Switch Configuration.

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