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July 1, 2008  11:20 AM

Cisco Cool tips- Series 4 -Show modules



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco 6500, Cisco Tips, Networking, Switches

Here is one more cool command which shows a summary of modules installed in a Cisco 6500 Switch. MBGF-DAC-6500-BB02#sho modules Mod Ports Card Type Model Serial No. --- ----- -------------------------------------- ------------------...

June 30, 2008  6:28 AM

Good Bye CCNA Prep Center. CCNP Prep Center



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
CCDA, CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, Certifications, Cisco, Cisco Learning, Cisco Tips, Routers, Switches

Do you know Cisco is closing the CNNA Prep Center,CCNP Prep Center, Certifications Community Site and the Cisco Learning Connection sites and will not be accessible after July 25, 2008. They came up with a new portal known as Cisco Learning Network which has lot of resources, which are helpful to...


June 24, 2008  1:19 PM

Cisco Cool tips- Series 3 -Show Controller Utilization



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco 3560, Cisco Tips, Networking, Switches

Here is one more cool command which shows a summary of port utilization on all ports,including percentage and backplane/fabric utilization: The show controllers utilization command on the Cisco catalyst 3560 (other IOS switches probably support this) running Cisco IOS Software Release...


June 23, 2008  8:27 AM

Cisco Cools tips – Series 2,Using Privilege Mode Commands in Global Configuration Mode



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco 6500, Cisco Tips, Networking, Routers, Switches

Begining with IOS version 12.3, Cisco has finally added a command to the IOS that allows you to view the configuration and statistics from within configuration mode. Here’s a handy tip when using the show, ping, and telnet commands. Instead of switching back and forth between global...


June 22, 2008  12:59 PM

Cisco Cool Tips – Series 1-Cutting and Pasting config via Hyperterminal



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco Tips, HyperTerminal, Network Documentation Policy, Networking, Routers, Switches

If you cut and paste your config onto an IOS-based switch using Hyperterminal, it breaks down about midway. This occurs because Hyperterminal sends the text too quickly for the switch, particularly if a command returns a message, such as portfast. To avoid this, in Hyperterminal, select File –...


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