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Router Configuration Modes

Updated on July 4, 2011

Global configuration commands are used to apply configuration statement that affect the system of a router. For accessing global configuration commands, you must be accessed privileged EXEC mode. Now, you have to write command configure terminal or config t. Now after accessing, a command prompt will be appeared where you can specify hostname, terminal, nvram or network. The first configuration mode is sometimes referred a global configuration mode or global config. From the global configuration mode, you can configure several things. This page will tell you some of the configuration modes that can be accessible from global configuration mode.

How to access global configuration mode

To access global configuration mode, you firstly log-in to your router. Then type enable command to access privileged EXEC mode. At last, write down the command configure terminal or config t [in short] and hit Enter key. When you finished all these, you will be prompted to "Router(config)#".

Router>enable
Router#config t
Enter configuration commands, one per line.  End with CNTL/Z.
Router(config)#

Interface Configuration Mode Prompt

Interface Configuration Mode Prompt has config-if at the end of command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-if)#

Subnterface Configuration Mode Prompt

Subinterface Configuration Mode Prompt has config-subif  at the end of the command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-subif)#

Controller Configuration Mode Prompt

Controller Configuration Mode Prompt has config-controller at the end of the command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-controller)#

Map-list Configuration Mode Prompt

Map-list Configuration Mode Prompt has config-map-list at the end of command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-map-list)#

Map-class Configuration Mode Prompt

Map-class Configuration Mode Prompt has config-map-class at the end of command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-map-class)#

Line Configuration Mode Prompt

Map-line Configuration Mode Prompt has config-line at the end of command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-line)#

Router Configuration Mode Prompt

Router Configuration Mode Prompt has config-router at the end of command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-router)#

Router Configuration Mode Prompt

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IPX-Router Configuration Mode Prompt has config-ipx-router at the end of command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-ipx-router)#

Route-map Configuration Mode Prompt

Route-map Configuration Mode Prompt has config-route-map at the end of command prompt. This prompt looks like the following:

Router(config-route-map)#

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      ok...thanks to information

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