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Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab
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13.3 Interfaces, up and down

This section revisits the process of configuring a router terminal and serves as a reminder of the commands to use. It then delves more deeply into the information returned after a show ip interface brief command. Watch the video below (which is just over a minute and a half long) and then test your understanding by answering the questions that follow.

Interfaces, up and down

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Activity 3 Test yourself

a. 

Router>


b. 

Router(config)#


c. 

Terminal(config)


d. 

Router(config-if)#


The correct answer is b.

a. 

User executive


b. 

Privilege executive


c. 

Interface executive


d. 

Global configuration


The correct answer is d.

a. 

Name of the router


b. 

‘Save’


c. 

IP address and subnet mask


d. 

Interface ID


The correct answer is c.

a. 

The interface is faulty


b. 

The interface is switched off


c. 

The interface is not yet configured with an IP address


d. 

The interface is not connected to any devices


The correct answer is b.