Stop the Router trying to telnet to typos!

Quick config to stop the annoying problem of your cisco equipment trying to telnet to your typos like below Router#shwo Translating “shwo”…domain server (255.255.255.255) Translating “shwo”…domain server (255.255.255.255) (255.255.255.255)% Unknown command or computer name, or unable to find computer address…

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Cisco console shortcut commands

Moving around in Cisco consoles can be very repetitive and slow at times. Just couple of commands from those  available that if you remember will add up to saving a significant amount of time and frustration. Command: Ctrl + A…

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Cisco command aliases (shortcuts)

I find that (mis)typing the same commands over and over gets boring very quickly. Creating aliases for other commands on your Cisco equipment and save time and after a while become something you wont be able to live without 😉…

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Cisco ASA list all SNMP OIDs

I don’t find the cisco SNMP documentation too intuitive(slow) to navigate at the moment so a nice little command to help with ASAs and finding interesting OIDs. It does seem to be one of the “hidden” commands for some reason…Should…

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QoS fields

The QoS fields used by the network device depend on the capabilities of the device and the QoS deployments of the network. Below is a little info about a few of these fields. This post will be edited over time…

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Test AAA setup using Cisco ASA

A nice little command to test the AAA server will authenticate your users correctly (also works with PIX and FWSM). The sytax is like this: m00nies_ASA# test aaa-server [authentication|authorization] [host |] username password If the authentication is successful you’ll get-…

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Vi display line number

Quite a few times its been useful to see the line number while editing a file. Easily done too :’) Heres our poor file without an line numbering….. Now we use the command :set number (the colon is needed too)…

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Auto mount partition with fstab

To mount a partition on boot you can edit the /etc/fstab file. First create a mount point mkdir /mnt/DATA Then open /etc/fstab in vi and add something along the lines of the following at the end of the file vi…

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Grub failing to boot Windows XP

The problem: I have a separate drive for windows and linux. Grub was struggling to boot windows i would get “file system type uknown, parition type 0x7” I got this error using a grub config of root (hd1,0)1 makeactive chainloader…

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Redirect root’s email

The idea: Say to want to redirect all mail bound for root to another chosen account. Lots of things send mail to root by default so a good way to catch this easily. [user@somehost ~]# vi /etc/aliases Then PgDn to…

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General Linux Commands

Just a small collection of commands that I will add to as I find them….. Getting around + File commands cd – changes to your home directory rm -rf – removes a directory without prompting. USE WITH CAUTION!!!!!! cd /home/someguy…

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