Copy Running-Config From PowerShell

powershell-logoI will be up front on this I really never had that much experience with power-shell scripts but I wanted a quick way to connect to routers and switches and issue the show run command and have that script output everything into one file. So some searching around I decided to drive into power-shell to see if I could get something to work. Continue reading “Copy Running-Config From PowerShell”

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Archive your Configuration

Hard-DriveIt is important to save your router and switch configuration but what happens if the device fails or if you saved a configuration mistake, without having to manually worry about it? Well if your Cisco router or switch has Cisco IOS 12.3T and higher you would be able to set up an auto archive within the flash memory of the unit or you can send that configuration file to a server that does either FTP, HTTP, SCP. TFTP, etc. Let’s work through on setting up the archive feature on a Cisco Router. Continue reading “Archive your Configuration”

Password Recovery – Cisco IOS Routers

 

In this post I want to cover how to recover passwords on a Cisco IOS Router. This is helpful in lab environments as well as production environments. Although this method can be used the correct “legal” way you can also use this method to break into these devices “illegally” if you have physical console access to the device. However to get into it physical power must be turned off first causing a disruption in the environment, let get started! Continue reading “Password Recovery – Cisco IOS Routers”

Cisco IOS Commands

This is the master list of some of the many Cisco IOS Commands that go with the CCNA track. This list also talks about what each command does in brief detail. You may also find that some commands may or may not be used for a CCNA level but offer some important information. If you don’t know what a command does or understand it, I would look at Cisco documentation. Continue reading “Cisco IOS Commands”