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Networking Essentials: A CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Textbook, Fifth Edition by Jeffrey S. Beasley, Piyasat Nilkaew

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Chapter 8. Introduction to Router Configuration

Chapter Outline

8-1 Introduction

8-2 Router Fundamentals

8-3 The Router’s User EXEC Mode (Router>)

8-4 The Router’s Privileged EXEC Mode (Router#)

Summary

Questions and Problems

Objectives

  • Describe the purpose of a router

  • Describe the purpose of a gateway

  • Describe the steps (software and hardware) for connecting to a router’s console port

  • Describe the Cisco IOS command structure

  • Define the function of the command-line interface

  • Define the functional difference between a router’s user and privileged EXEC modes

  • Know how to enter basic router configuration modes

  • Demonstrate that you can enable and disable certain router interfaces

  • Describe what information is contained in the running configuration ...

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