Essay on Basic Device and Security Configuration

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Basic Device and Security Configuration Kevin Kormylo, Okoma Mita, Dan O’Donnell CIT/249 January 12, 2015 Steve Acklin Basic Device and Security Configuration When designing a network there are basic network and security configurations that one needs to consider. Choosing a hostname for each device is very important, this allows the user to know what device they are working on. Configuring interfaces with a proper IP, subnet, and descriptions are part of the basic configuration of a network device. One needs to consider the security setting for the network devices. There are some basic configurations that one can choose to use in their configuration. Passwords and a username should be used for consoling and remote access to any…show more content…
We were able to name the devices and create the banners as required. All passwords were encrypted and remote access was successful for SSH and telnet. All interfaces were assigned a description that were being used and the others not being used, were shutdown. We secured remote access by a username and password along with the rsa key. We verified our configuration by posting the running configuration in our team thread. Team A’s assignment The assignment was broken up into two parts. Each member had a device to configure Dan configured Branch1 router, Adam was assigned Branch2 router, Okoma configured the switch, PC, ISP, and Kevin configured the Core router. We did not receive a config from Adam so, Kevin was able to do that part too. Okoma and Dan provided a brief written summary of the work they performed and Kevin put the paper together. Switch1 running configuration: Current configuration : 3826 bytes ! version 12.2 no service pad service timestamps debug uptime service timestamps log uptime service password-encryption ! hostname Switch1 ! no logging console enable secret 5 $1$m1XN$lgDd.3R8lddprN/Z8Vxzu0 enable password 7 110A000712001E1F ! username admin password 7 02051D590E141A32 no aaa new-model ip subnet-zero ! ip domain-name mycompany.com ! ! crypto pki trustpoint TP-self-signed-1363906688 enrollment selfsigned subject-name cn=IOS-Self-Signed-Certificate-1363906688

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