Router Configuration and Troubleshooting Labs : Telnet

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Description: This lab is to learn establishing a telnet session between two routers.

Network Diagram:

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1. Configure R1 and then set the hostname to Router1. Use the command line vty 0 4 to access telnet lines 

2. Configure the router to require the use of login and password

3. Configure cisco as the password that will be used to establish a telnet session

4. Now, assign the IP address of to Router1’s Ethernet 0 interface, and enable the interface

5. Connect to R2 and set its host name to Router2 , then access its Ethernet 0 interface and assign its IP address to and enable it

6. From Router2, telnet into Router1’s Ethernet 0 interface

7. A password will be prompted, enter the password as cisco, now the host name changes from Router2 to Router1 which indicates a telnet session has been established

8. Type the show sessions command on Router2 to view all the active telnet sessions

9. Type the command resume and type the number of session to resume, now the host name changes to Router1

10. Now go back to Router2 and disconnect the session using disconnect command

Note: Please refer to the Network+ Lab Simulator software to try complete lab with instructions.

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