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C H A P T E R
Configuring the Cisco 2500
Series Access Server
This chapter describes the procedures for configuring the Cisco 2500 series access server
and contains the following sections:
To configure your console, you need to connect a terminal to the access server.
Configuration requires access to the console port.

If You Need More Information

The Cisco IOS software running the access server contains extensive features and
functionality. The effective use of many of many of these features is easier if you have more
information at hand. We recommend to you the following resources:
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Booting the Access Server for the First Time
Using the Enable Secret and the Enable Password
Configuring the Access Server
UniverCD
Cisco Information Online (CIO)
Technical Assistance Center (TAC)
Configuring the Cisco 2500 Series Access Server 4-1

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  • Page 1: If You Need More Information

    C H A P T E R Configuring the Cisco 2500 Series Access Server This chapter describes the procedures for configuring the Cisco 2500 series access server and contains the following sections: • Booting the Access Server for the First Time •...

  • Page 2: Contacting Customer Service

    If You Need More Information Additional Publications For more information on configuring the Cisco 2500 series access server, see the appendix “Internetworking Primer,” or refer to the following publications: • Access and Communication Servers Configuration Guide • Access and Communication Servers Command Reference •...

  • Page 3: Contacting The Technical Assistance Center

    Contacting the Technical Assistance Center If you are a system administrator and need personal technical assistance with a Cisco product which is under warranty or covered by a maintenance contract, contact Cisco’s Technical Assistance Center (TAC) at 800 553-2447 or 408 526-7209, or send an e-mail...

  • Page 4: Using The Enable Secret And The Enable Password

    To enter the privileged mode you must enter the enable secret password on systems running Cisco Internetwork Operating System (Cisco IOS) Release 10.2(3) or later, or the enable password on systems running Cisco IOS releases prior to 10.2(3) or when using the boot ROM monitor.

  • Page 5

    • enable password (which is a less secure, or nonencrypted, password). The enable secret password is available in Cisco IOS Release 10.2(3) or later. The enable secret password is not available before Release 10.2(3). The enable password is available in all releases. You must enter the correct password to gain access to privileged-level commands.

  • Page 6

    Connect a console terminal by following the instructions described in the section “Connecting the Console Terminal and Modem” in the chapter “Installing the Cisco 2500 Series Access Server” and then power up the access server. Step 2 When you are asked if you would like to enter the initial dialog, answer no to go...

  • Page 7

    To see the currently operating configuration, enter the command show running-config at the # prompt if you are running Cisco IOS Release 11.0 or later. Enter the command write terminal at the # prompt if you are running a Cisco IOS release earlier than 11.0: router# show running-config To see the configuration in NVRAM, enter the command show startup-config at the enable prompt.

  • Page 8

    Step 3 At the # prompt, enter the copy running-config startup-config command if you are running Cisco IOS Release 11.0 or later, or the write memory command if you are running a Cisco IOS release earlier than 11.0: Hostname# copy running-config startup-config Taking this step will save the configuration settings that the AutoInstall process created in the access server.

  • Page 9: Configuring The Global Parameters

    Connect a console terminal by following the instructions in the section Step 1 “Connecting the Console Terminal and Modem” in the chapter “Installing the Cisco 2500 Series Access Server” and then boot the access server to the EXEC prompt (Router>). Step 2 When you have booted from Flash memory, the following information will appear after about 30 seconds.

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    Copyright (c) 1986-1995 by cisco Systems, Inc. Compiled Mon 19-Jun-95 23:22 by Image text-base: 0x030200E4, data-base: 0x00001000 cisco 2500 (68030) processor (revision C) with 16380K/2048K bytes of memory. Processor board ID 2685538369 SuperLAT software copyright 1990 by Meridian Technology Corp).

  • Page 11

    Determine if you will be using DECnet on your access server. If you are configuring for DECnet, enter the appropriate values for your area number, node number, and area routing: Configure DECnet? [no]: Configuring the Cisco 2500 Series Access Server 4-11...

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    The following steps configure the lines on the access server to permit use of the asynchronous lines by the access server or remote devices: Enter yes or press Return to configure asynchronous lines: Step 1 Configure Async lines? [yes]: 4-12 Cisco 2500 Series Access Server User Guide...

  • Page 13

    ARA protocol uses an internal nonextended unique network number, and a zone name for ARA protocol clients. For additional information on configuring ARA protocol, see the section “Asynchronous Protocols” in the appendix “Internetworking Primer.” Configuring the Cisco 2500 Series Access Server 4-13...

  • Page 14

    Configure AppleTalk on this interface? [no]: yes Extended AppleTalk network? [no]: yes AppleTalk starting cable range [0]: 1 AppleTalk ending cable range [1]: 2 AppleTalk zone name [myzone]: AppleTalk additional zone name: otherzone AppleTalk additional zone name: 4-14 Cisco 2500 Series Access Server User Guide...

  • Page 15

    AppleTalk additional zone name: Configure IPX on this interface? [no]: yes IPX network number [2]: B000 Configure the second synchronous serial interface as follows: Step 3 Configuring interface Serial1: Is this interface in use? [no]: Configuring the Cisco 2500 Series Access Server 4-15...

  • Page 16

    Configuring interface Async3: Default client IP address for this interface [172.16.72.13]: Configuring interface Async4: Default client IP address for this interface [172.16.72.14]: Configuring interface Async5: Default client IP address for this interface [172.16.72.15]: 4-16 Cisco 2500 Series Access Server User Guide...

  • Page 17: Checking Your Settings

    You can check the value of the settings you have entered by entering at the # prompt the command show running-config if you are running Cisco IOS Release 11.0 or later, or the command write terminal if you are running a Cisco IOS Release earlier than 11.0:...

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    To store the configuration or changes to your startup configuration, enter at the hostname# prompt the command copy running-config startup-config if you are running Cisco IOS Release 11.0 or later, or the command write memory if you are running a Cisco IOS release earlier than 11.0:...

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