Category Archives: Switch

Configuring Date and Time on a Cisco 3750G Layer 3 Switch.

The lower end of Cisco switches e.g the C3750 Layer 3, do not have a built-in system clock mechanism. As a result, the time needs to be set either manually or by an external ntp time source. The configuration below … Continue reading

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Configuring InterVLAN Routing on a Layer 3 Switch and providing DHCP to multiple subnets Part 2

In part 2 of this topic, I will show how to configure the Switch Virtual Interfaces and IP Helper addresses on the Cisco 3750G EMI: L3Switch(config)#interface vlan 20 L3Switch(config-if)# ip address 10.0.2.1 255.255.255.0 (Configure IP Address on the vlan 20 … Continue reading

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Configuring InterVLAN Routing on a Layer 3 Switch and providing DHCP to multiple subnets Part 1

In this series, I would like to post my practical experience in setting up multiple VLANs/subnets and using a Layer 3 switch to route traffic across them. The post will also include my configuration steps enabling the use of a … Continue reading

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How to Configure ssh on a Cisco Switch.

Telnet is a widely used protocol for accessing and administering Cisco devices. But this protocol is not exactly secure and transmits data over a network in plain text. Ssh is a secure protocol and it’s best practice to secure your … Continue reading

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Configuring Policy Based Routing on a Cisco 3750G EMI

So we recently restructured the Company network from a flat network to multiple Vlans. The need has arisen to route traffic for specific vlans through a different ISP for business reasons. This means routing traffic to a path different from … Continue reading

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