2 Simple Commands That Could Earn You A Get Out Of Jail, Free Card

Working with Cisco’s IOS Archive and Configure Replace Commands

Get Out of Jail..We’ve all been there, it’s the middle of the night and you’re well into a network configuration change and then you get that call from your IT Service Desk “we’re starting to get calls…”. Now you have no choice but to roll back your change! But where to start, did you even remember to make a copy before you started?

Cisco’s IOS software provides two very useful commands for managing configuration files which improve greatly over the more traditional methods, which when used together can prove incredibly useful, especially when making changes within a Production Environment.

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Scenario-2.3 Branch Office Network Setup – Configure Layer 2 VLANs and Spanning Tree

This is the 3rd configuration challenge in MyVirlLabs Scenario 2 labs based around setting up a medium sized branch office network.

In this the third lab we will be configuring a number of VLANs using one of the network’s VTP servers and then we will setup Spanning Tree and in a way that switches Core-1A will act as the Primary Root Bridge for all VLANs and Core-1B as the Secondary Root Bridge.

We will also optimize Spanning Tree timers by using the optional Diameter keyword.

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