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Networking Essentials, Third Edition by Piyasat Nilkaew, Jeffrey S. Beasley

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Chapter 7. Introduction to Router Configuration

Chapter Outline

7-1 Introduction

7-2 Router Fundamentals

7-3 The Console Port Connection

7-4 The Router’s User EXEC Mode (Router>)

7-5 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 with the router’s user and privileged EXEC modes

• Be able to enter basic router configuration modes

• Demonstrate that you can enable and disable certain router interfaces

• Describe what information ...

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