access cisco switch 3560

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I have catalyst 3560 i need to configure it ....what is the possible ways to get access to the switch ? with the steps.
ASKED: July 28, 2007  6:37 AM
UPDATED: June 4, 2012  10:18 PM

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Access it using a laptop or desktop computer with a serial cable. The cable should have a DB connector for the back of the computer and an RJ-45 connector at the other. The RJ-45 goes to the AUX port on the switch and the DB-9 goes to the PC.

If it is not the AUX port, it might be the COM port. I forget.

Use Hyperterm (hyperterminal), which is easily downloaded and free from many reputable shareware sites. Make a new connection, typically to COM1 and 9600, 8, n, 1 for the port settings.

If you don’t see a response on the port you tried, try the other. DO NOT use the Ethernet port if it can be identified.

When you have a physical connection with the PC and switch on, open Hyperterm. Open a connection and give the connection a name. With the connection open, hit Enter twice. If all is right, you will be presented with a prompt. Proceed from there.

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  • Snapper70
    Is this out-of-the box Cisco? If so, then connect a serial console connection via the blue rollover cable supplied (run a terminal emulator at 9600 baud). When you start the 3560, it'll prompt for startup dialog, and you answer the basic questions. Once you have an IP address on the box, you can then TELNET into the switch, or run HTTP:// for more detailed config. If somebody else set it up, you'll need to know the password; although it may be possible to do a "password recovery" - this normally involves the serial cable above and pressing the front button on the switch or the key while powering the switch up.
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  • Muzzamil300
    please find the config below: router> router> enable router# router# config t router(config)# line con 0 router(config-line)# logging synchronous router(config-line)# password cisco router(config-line)# login router(config-line)# transport output telnet router(config-line)#line vty 0 15 router(config-line)# password cisco router(config-line)# logging synchronous router(config-line)# login router(config-line)# transport input all router(config-line)# transport output all router(config-line)# end router# copy run start
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  • EFeliciano
    Command Line Telnet using the IP then log in
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