How to configure a VLAN

You need a RJ45 -> DB9 (serial port) cable. You connect it to the serial port of your computer. Then use HyperTerminal (on windows). Default port settings are:
baud: 9600
data: 8
parity: none
stop: 1
flow: none
Hit Enter after setting up HyperTerminal. That will get you into the command line.


Password: your password

Switch# show run                   to see your existing config

Switch# conf t


Switch(config)#interface fastethernet 0/11             say port# 11

Switch(config)#switchport access vlan 100              say vlan# 100


Switch# wr                                                  to write permanently

Switch#show run                                         to see changed config

About Raihan Al-Beruni

My Name is Raihan Al-Beruni. I am working as an Infrastructure Architect in Data Center Technologies in Perth, Western Australia. I have been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 15 years. Other than Microsoft technologies I also work on Citrix validated solution and VMware data center virtualization technologies. I have a Masters degree in E-Commerce. I am certified in Microsoft, VMware, ITIL and EMC. My core focus is on cloud technologies. In my blog I share my knowledge and experience to enrich information technology community as a whole. I hope my contribution through this blog will help someone who wants more information on data center technologies.
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