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Cisco 3550 Config/TFTP settings

Cisco 3550 Config/TFTP settings

Postby Setesh » Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:00 pm

Hey guys, im just trying to learn some cisco stuff to study for my CCENT.
I bought a few switches (3550s) im looking at flashing an EMI Image to. I have been messing around for a few hours now and cannot get it working (TFTP).

I have my laptop connected via console, and also via ethernet cable to port 1 on the switch.

Ive read some guides but not 100% sure what im doing. it seems the switches have some kind of config on them already as my laptop keeps being automatically set to an ip of 169.254.126.107/16

I have already erased the config, deleted the vlan.dat etc and reconfigured the switch manual (not via the "wizard")

Im not 100% sure what im doing and i cannot find solid info anywhere on it.

If someone could give me a little walkthrough on how to make sure i can tftp over my .bin upgrade.
I configured Vlan 1 with an ip and a gateway. But im not sure how to get it connected to my laptop as it just keeps detecting that ip address. and nothing like ive assigned.

cheers
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Re: Cisco 3550 Config/TFTP settings

Postby Setesh » Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:02 pm

Son of a...I just manually entered the Ip to the same subnet and its working fine now. I knew i should have done that earlier. im tired haha
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