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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

media-type — interface

Synopsis

media-type type
no media-type type

Configures

The type of media for specific interfaces

Default

Depends on the interface type

Description

Certain interface types can be associated with several types of ports. For example, the Ethernet module on a 4000 series or an FEIP (Fast Ethernet interface processor) on a 7000/7500 series can be associated with an AUI, 10BaseT, or 100BaseT port. The type depends on the actual interface you are configuring; the possible types are shown in Table 17-14.

Table 17-14. Media types

Type

Meaning

aui

15-pin AUI port

10baset

10BaseT RJ45 port

100baset

100BaseT RJ45 port

mii

Media-independent interface

Example

interface fastethernet0/1
   media-type 100baset

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