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Posted February 10, 2004 by

Configure Frame Relay on a Cisco Router

Frame relay is an attractive choice for wide-area network (WAN) connections. It offers simple configuration and allows one telco circuit to connect many locations. The following tutorial decribes configuring a frame relay.

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Posted January 1, 2004 by

Add static host name mappings to a Cisco router

Adding static host name to IP address mappings in a router (like a UNIX /etc/hosts file) can make life easier. These can override DNS entries for the host when needed, and can make easy references to other systems or devices that are not appropriate for DNS entries.

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Posted October 10, 2003 by

Configure Cisco router as a basic DHCP server

Using a Cisco router as a DHCP server can simplify a network configuration by cetralizing DHCP services in a large network or decentralizing DHCP services to the endpoint routers at satellite locations. The ease of remote management of Cisco-based DHCP services is a great advantage.

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Posted October 10, 2003 by

Configuring OSPF on a Cisco router

This recipe describes configuring OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) in a Cisco router. OSPF was created to provide a more scalable dynamic routing solution than RIP. OSPF utilizes less bandwidth because, once established, it only sends routing table updates when there are changes.

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Posted September 23, 2003 by

Configure EIGRP routing on a Cisco router

EIGRP enghanced version of the IGRP that supports variable-length subnet masks and several additional features.

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Posted September 23, 2003 by

Configure RIP version 2 routing

RIP routing is a distance-vector routing protocol which is simple to configure. The routing protocol determines the best path to a target by estimating the distance in number of hops or intermediate routers.

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Posted September 22, 2003 by

Save Cisco router configuration

Save the router config from the command line.

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Posted September 22, 2003 by

Configure IGRP routing on a Cisco router

IGRP is a proprietary routing protocol designed by Cisco and can only be used in a homogeneous network of Cisco routers. IGRP is a distance-vector protocol that considers delay, bandwidth and other optional parameters to determine the best path.

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Posted September 22, 2003 by

Configure RIP routing on a Cisco router

RIP routing is a distance-vector routing protocol which is simple to configure. The routing protocol determines the best path to a target by estimating the distance in number of hops or intermediate routers.

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Posted September 18, 2003 by

Add a login banner to your Cisco router

A login banner is displayed whenever someone connects to the router by telnet or console connections.

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Posted September 18, 2003 by

Set the hostname of a Cisco router

The router hostname alters the prompt that is displayed while connected to the router. It does not affect routing or name resolution but can make administration safer in an environment with multiple routers.

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