4 Feb 2013

Routing protocols - configure connection between routers

In this post I will put in practice everything that we have learned so far. I will start by making the basic router configuration and then I will continue with the following commands:

Logging Synchronous - If you enable this command all router status messages to be displayed on a new line
Service Password-Encryption - when you configure this command, all passwords configured on the device are encrypted.
No ip domain lookup - disable the local DNS lookup
line vty 0 4 - configure the virtual lines (used when you telnet or ssh on the router)
login local
Logging Synchronous

After the basic configuration is done, I will show you how to configure a fast Ethernet interface and a serial one:
interface fastethernet0/1 - selects the first fastethernet interface, to see all interfaces type show ip                                               
                                             interface brief
ip address ip mask - this command assigns an ip address and a subnet mask to the Ethernet interface
no shutdown - this command enables an interface (brings it up)

interface serial0/1 - selects the serial interface to be configured
ip address ip mask
clock rate number - sets the serial line clock rate ( I usually use 56000)
no shutdown 


About me

After finishing a Computer Science University I've started working as an IT support technician for an Outsourcing company. Since then, I've changed my profile a couple of times and now I work as a System Administrator at one of the biggest companies in the gaming industry. I'm constantly learning new things in this domain so I thought of creating this website for sharing my experiences. Until now, I've taken the Cisco Certificate Network Associate exam and several Microsoft certifications. Now, I am in the process of learning Unix and enhance my programming skills.


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