Cisco Catalyst 3500XL basic configuration

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Basic Cisco 3500XL switch configuration

The Cisco 3500XL switch has a few ways to manage IP addresses. One of these ways is to use the setup program, and the other is to manually enter and remove IP addresses. The procedure below will describe the second method. On the Cisco 3500XL VLAN management is also possible using the second method outlined below.

Manually Entering IP Information
1. Enter EXEC mode
2. Type the configure terminal command to enter global configuration mode
3. Type the interface <vlan #> command
This enters interface configuration mode and allowing the use the VLAN you wish to configure.
4. Type the IP address <IP address subnet mask> command
5. Type the exit command to return to global configuration mode
6. Type the IP default-gateway <IP address> command and use the IP address of the default router
7. Type the end command to return to EXEC mode
8. To verify the IP address got enter use the show running-config command

Managing VLANs
1. Enter EXEC mode
2. Type the configure terminal command to enter global configuration mode
3. Type the cluster management-vlan vlanid to change the management VLAN for the cluster.
This will end the session. Move the port through which you are connected to the switch to a
port in the new management VLAN.
4. Type the show running-config command to verify everything went smoothly ')}

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