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Answers: Protecting CLI Access 2

Answers: Protecting CLI Access 2

🕔09:10, 31.Aug 2016

This lab was pretty direct: configure an ACL and use to to protect CLI access rather than filter packets being routed by the router. You know the drill – read lab, do lab, check here.

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Protecting CLI Access 2

Protecting CLI Access 2

🕔09:05, 29.Aug 2016

This latest lab is relatively straightforward while being very useful. Many enterprises make a habit of adding an ACL to filter inbound Telnet and SSH attempts into a router or switch. Today’s lab gives you a chance to work through

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Answers: Protecting CLI Access 1

Answers: Protecting CLI Access 1

🕔09:10, 16.May 2016

How do you protect the CLI by preventing Telnet and SSH access, without matching every last interface IP address on a router? Today’s lab gives you a chance to explore and practice that configuration. Check the lab requirements in the

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Protecting CLI Access 1

Protecting CLI Access 1

🕔09:05, 13.May 2016

Routers support a method to filter incoming Telnet and SSH connections to that router. That method uses ACLs, but not to filter packets coming in each and every interface, but with a configuration method tied to the vty lines that

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Answers: Login Security 1

Answers: Login Security 1

🕔09:10, 3.May 2016

This lab asks you to work through a few login security options in IOS. Should be a quick and easy lab. Check out the requirements here first, and come back to this post for the answers.

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Login Security 1

Login Security 1

🕔09:05, 2.May 2016

One of the first configuration items that becomes second nature is the configuration of basic password settings. But it is also easy to forget about the small differences in password security configuration once you get used to configuring your own

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Answers: Switch IP 1

Answers: Switch IP 1

🕔12:05, 21.Nov 2015

Cisco Catalyst switches typically allow Telnet/SSH access as a matter of habit. For practice, check out the earlier lab exercise, create your own answer, and check your answer against this blog post.

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Switch IP 1

Switch IP 1

🕔12:05, 19.Nov 2015

A layer 2 switch does not need an IP address or default gateway for its primary purpose of forwarding layer 2 Ethernet frames. However, the switch does need an IP address and a default gateway for layer 3 communication, such

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Answers: CLI Passwords 2

Answers: CLI Passwords 2

🕔12:05, 7.Nov 2015

Do you know how to configure local usernames, and enable their use for login security on a Cisco router? No more sharing the same login password among all the network engineers. If you want some quick practice, go back to

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CLI Passwords 2

CLI Passwords 2

🕔12:05, 5.Nov 2015

The simplest way to protect the CLI uses passwords shared by all, rather than a per-user username and password. Using a per-user login method improves security. The easiest option for using per-user logins in a Cisco lab is to configure

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