How To Configure An IP address On A Cisco Switch

When using Cisco switches there is a need to remotely manage the switches in order to apply , monitor and change the switch configuration, to do so we need to assign the switch an IP address.

To set an IP address on the Switch:

Log onto the router using the console cable and type:

 Switch(config)#int vlan 1
Switch(config-if)#ip address 10.60.1.1 255.255.248.0
Switch(config-if)#no shut
Switch(config-if)#end

To set a new password on the Switch Type:

Switch#config t�
Switch(config)#enable secret Myint771
Switch(config)#end

Don’t forget to save the the changes using:

Switch#copy run start

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