Copyright 2003 Verifying the Catalyst Switch Default Configuration show running-config show interface show vlan show flash show version
Copyright 2003 Switch Configuration To overwrite any existing configuration, follow these steps: 1. Remove any existing VLAN information by deleting the VLAN database file. vlan.dat from the Flash memory directory. 2. Erase the backup configuration file startup-config. 3. Reload the switch.
Copyright 2003 Managing the MAC Address Table Switches learn the MAC addresses of PCs or workstations that are connected to their switch ports by examining the source address of frames that are received on that port.
Copyright 2003 Configuring Static MAC Addresses
Copyright 2003 Managing Switch Operation An administrator should document and maintain the operational configuration files for networking devices. The most recent running-configuration file should be backed up on a server or disk. The Cisco IOS Software should also be backed up to a local server. The Cisco IOS Software can then be reloaded to Flash memory if needed.
Copyright 2003 Passwords For security and management purposes, passwords must be set on the console and vty lines. An enable password and an enable secret password must also be set.