Cisco Switch Initial Configuration
1. Use the supplied RJ-45-to-DB-9 adapter cable to connect the Cisco
switch console port to a PC.
2. Run a terminal-emulation software, for example putty.exe.
3. Here are the example of configuring Cisco switch 2995
Would you like to enter the initial configuration dialog? [yes/no]:
Would you like to enter basic management setup? [yes/no]: yes
Enter host name [Switch]: chicagotech-swicth1
The enable secret is a password used to protect access to
privileged EXEC and configuration modes. This password, after
entered, becomes encrypted in the configuration.
Enter enable secret: scret-password
The enable password is used when you do not specify an
enable secret password, with some older software versions, and
some boot images.
Enter enable password: enable-password
The virtual terminal password is used to protect
access to the router over a network interface.
Enter virtual terminal password: virtual_terminal-password
Configure SNMP Network Management? [no]:
Current interface summary
Any interface listed with OK? value "NO" does not have a valid configuration
Interface IP-Address OK? Method Status Protocol
Vlan1 unassigned NO unset up down
FastEthernet0/1 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/2 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/3 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/4 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/5 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/6 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/7 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/8 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/9 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/10 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/11 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/12 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/13 unassigned YES unset down down
FastEthernet0/14 unassigned YES unset down down
Enter interface name used to connect to the
management network from the above interface summary: vlan1
Configuring interface Vlan1:
Configure IP on this interface? [yes]: y
IP address for this interface: 10.0.20.48
Subnet mask for this interface [255.0.0.0] : 255.255.0.0
Class A network is 10.0.0.0, 16 subnet bits; mask is /16
Would you like to enable as a cluster command switch? [yes/no]: n
The following configuration command script was created:
enable secret 5 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
enable password xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
line vty 0 15
ip address 10.0.20.48 255.255.0.0
 Go to the IOS command prompt without saving this config.
 Return back to the setup without saving this config.
 Save this configuration to nvram and exit.
Enter your selection : 2
Use the enabled mode 'configure' command to modify this configuration.
Press RETURN to get started!