Console and vty Settings

This section covers a few small configuration settings that affect the behavior of the CLI connection from the console and/or vty (Telnet and SSH).

Banners

ImageCreating a Banner

Cisco switches can display a variety of banners depending on what a router or switch administrator is doing. A banner is simply some text that appears on the screen for the user. You can configure a router or switch to display multiple banners, some before login and some after. Table 8-2 lists the three most popular banners and their typical use with Telnet.

Table 8-2 Banners and Their Use with Telnet

The banner global configuration command can ...

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