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How to understand Cisco Router Interfaces and Cables?

The interfaces on a router provide network connectivity to the router. Routers also have ports for LAN and WAN connectivity. The LAN interfaces usually include Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI), or Token Ring. The AUI port is used to provide LAN connectivity.

How to understand the power of switches’ power supplies and distribute them intelligently across switches?

we use Stack Power! With this technology, you can tolerate a dead PSU in the stack, and distribute power more efficiently to PoE devices.

How to use crossover and straight through ethernet cables?

This short IT training video answers this question quickly and clearly and also describes the pinouts for sending and receiving data. This microlearning lesson is one of many that are available on the Cisco Learning Network, in our Cisco Answers IT series.

How to add IP addresses and setup internet connection on the Cisco Router 871?

The video provides procedures for configuring the basic parameters of your Cisco router, including global parameter settings, routing protocols, interfaces, and command-line access. It also describes the default configuration on startup.

How to provide a quick and basic understanding of the various ports on a Cisco Router?

In this video a Cisco 1700 router which has a variety of ports – Console, Aux, Ethernet, WAN, and Voice (RJ-11). While Console, Aux, WAN, and Ethernet ports are all RJ-45, they are very different in the functionality.+

How to Setup Basic Configuration of a Cisco 2821 to ISP Home Router?

The wireless router automatically detects if your ISP connection type is Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP and L2TP. Under some connection types, you can get a new IP address by using Enable and Disable WAN.

How to configure the QoS and start adopting the Mitel VoIP phones on the switches?

Upgrading our phone systems to VoIP and we needed to pick up some PoE switches. We got two Cisco SF300-48PP PoE+ managed switches. Had some time to do an unboxing and a quick mini configuration on one of the switches.

How to initially configure a Cisco Switch?

The video will show the step by step Initial Configuration of the switch, how to connect to the Switch, download a terminal program, get the right setting for the terminal, starting the Terminal-Emulation Software.

How to connect your computer or laptop to a Cisco Console port?

The video is basic and explains in simple terms the parts and connections you need to make to establish a console connection with a network device.

How to connect to a Cisco Switch Using Putty?

The video will show how to connect to a Cisco 2950 switch using a console cable, USB to serial cable, and putty. This is a complete step-by-step download and install the latest version of Putty on Windows 10.