Example configuration files
Configuration files are text files that contains commands to be merged with the running configuration. There are no special rules for naming this file. You can give it any file name you choose. The following examples illustrate some common configuration changes.
|Shutdown Interface Ethernet0/2
|Replace the Logon Banner
|banner motd $Internet-Gateway Cisco 7200Support Number: 800-555-1212Contract Number: A34511-23Serial Number: 123456789$
|Reset the Enable Password to "New*Password"
|enable password New*Password
You can change and enable secret password the same way.
Change all buffer settings
buffers smallpermanent 500buffers small max-free 1000buffers small min-free 150buffers middle permanent 500buffers middle max-free 1000buffers middle min-free 150buffers big permanent 200buffers big max-free 400buffers big min-free 150buffers verybig permanent 150buffers verybig max-free 300buffers verybig min-free 50buffers large permanent 100buffers large max-free 200buffers large min-free 50buffers huge permanent 50buffers huge max-free 100buffers huge min-free 10
By creating a single configuration file with all the new buffer settings, and then uploading the change to all your routers using Config Uploader, you can avoid many typing errors.