Cisco Device Basics

In this chapter, you will

•   Look at Cisco hardware and software

•   Learn about memory types

•   Connect to a Cisco device

•   Start a Cisco device

•   Learn about service-related tasks

Now that you understand networking concepts and TCP/IP addressing, let’s dive into the world of working with Cisco devices. In this chapter you will learn more about the hardware aspects and startup process of Cisco devices. Then, Chapter 7 will focus on how to navigate through the operating system and perform administrative tasks.

Working with Cisco Devices and Software

Cisco provides several families of devices that provide different features and functionalities. For example, Catalyst products include a number of models of ...

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