Category Archives: Cicso Config

How to Restrict VTY – SSH access to a specific IP

Controlling Access to a VTY via SSH to a specific IP helps improve security to your Cisco Switches or Routers. You can control who can access the virtual terminal lines (vtys) to a router or Cisco Switch by applying an access list to inbound vtys. Switch(config)#access-list 1 remark “Restrict SSH Access” Switch(config)#access-list 1 permit host… Read More »

How to configure banner MOTD on Cisco switch

In this article I show you how to configure banner MOTD on Cisco switch. To configure the message-of-the-day (MOTD) banner that displays when the user logs in to a Cisco 2900 Series switch, use the banner motd command. Switch#conf t Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z. Switch(config)# Switch(config)#banner motd ! Enter TEXT… Read More »

How to Initially Configure a Cisco Switch Tutorial

Configuring the Switch for the First Time. This guide describes how to initially configure a Catalyst 2900 series switch. To configure your switch you need a Cisco Console Cable, coupled with USB to 1 Serial (9 Pin) Port. This is totally dependent to the model of your Laptop. Step 1: Connect to your Cisco Switch… Read More »