Monthly Archives: August 2011

NEVER use the “no exec-timeout” command!

When configuring a cisco router or switch, you may have been told that you can stop your console or telnet sessions from timing out by using the following configuration: line con 0 !(or line vty 0 4) no exec-timeout !DON’T … Continue reading

Posted in CCNA, Cisco, Labs, Router Configuration | 8 Comments

Linking your Host PC and Guest OS to devices in GNS3 WorkBench

Once you become familiar with GNS3, the thought soon strikes – how can I get my PC to talk to the routers in my GNS3 configuration? Since GNS3 WorkBench operates within a virtual machine, the process is a little more … Continue reading

Posted in GNS3, GNS3 WorkBench, Ubuntu, virtual interface, Virtual Machine, vmnet, vmnetcfg, vmnetcfg.exe, VMware, VMware Player | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments