After you have correctly configured the IP address of a VLAN interface for an
Ethernet switch through the console port (using the ip address command in
VLAN interface view), and added the port (that connects to a terminal) to this
VLAN (using the port command in VLAN view), you can telnet this Switch 7700
and configure it.
Connecting the PC to the Switch 7700
To connect the PC and Switch 7700 through Telnet:
1 Authenticate the Telnet user through the console port before the user logs in by
Note: By default, the password is required for authenticating the Telnet user to
log in the Ethernet switch. If a user logs in by Telnet without a password, the user
sees the message:
Password required, but none set
2 Enter system view, return to user view by pressing Ctrl+Z.
[SW7700] user-interface vty 0 4
[SW7700-ui-vty0] set authentication password simple/cipher xxxx
(xxxx is the preset login password of Telnet user)
3 To set up the configuration environment, connect the Ethernet port of the PC to
that of the Ethernet switch through the LAN. See Figure 7.
Figure 7 Setting up the Configuration Environment Through Telnet
4 Run Telnet on the PC by selecting Start > Run from the Windows desktop and
entering Telnet in the Open field, as shown in Figure 8. Click OK.
Figure 8 Run Telnet
PC (for configuring
the switch through Telnet)