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Back to the Basics: Device Access Modes Part 2

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Mar 13, 2013 1:05:00 PM

By Kailin Acheson

In Part 1 of the Device Access Modes blog, we looked at some fundamentals: switches, routers, and access modes. To recap those modes quickly, user EXEC mode is represented by the Switch> prompt (or similar) and does not allow configuration changes. Privileged EXEC mode is represented by the Switch# prompt (or similar) and does allow configuration changes.

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Tags: Device Access Modes, Interface Configuration Mode, Line Configuration Mode, Router Configuration Mode, Kailin Acheson, Global Configuration Mode

Back to the Basics: Device Access Modes Part 1

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Mar 4, 2013 3:03:00 PM

By Kailin Acheson

It's been said that legendary coach Vince Lombardi once stood in front of his team of professional football players and stated, "Gentlemen, this is a football." That is starting at the beginning, with the fundamentals. Today we are going to discuss some fundamentals of networking: switches, routers, user EXEC mode, and privileged EXEC mode.

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Tags: Networking Basics, switches, user EXEC mode, Device Access Modes, routers, privileged EXEC mode, Kailin Acheson