Packet Tracer – Using the Cisco IOS Show Commands Answers

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  • Use the Cisco IOS show commands

Background / Scenario

The Cisco IOS show commands are used extensively when working with Cisco equipment. In this activity, you will use the show commands on a router located at an ISP.

Step 1: Connect to the ISP Cisco 1941 router.

In this step, you will use the terminal emulation software on ISP PC to connect to the Cisco 1941 router.

  1. Click ISP PC.
  2. Click Desktop tab. Select Terminal. Review the terminal configuration and click OK to continue.
  3. The ISPRouter > prompt indicates that you are in user EXEC mode. Press Enter if the prompt did not display.

Step 2: Explore the show commands.

Use the information displayed by these show commands to answer the following questions.

  1. Type show arp at the prompt.
    Record the MAC address and the IP address listed.__________ Answers may vary. 0060.70B4.A601: and 0002.162C.67A7:
  2. Type show flash at the prompt.
    Record the IOS image listed:_____________ c1900-universalk9-mz.SPA.151.-4.M4.bin
  3. Type show ip route at the prompt.
    How many routes are listed in the table? __________________2
  4. Type show interfaces at the prompt.
    Which interface is up and running?

    Interface Status Protocol
    GigabitEthernet 0/0 Up Up
    GigabitEthernet 0/1 Down Down
    Serial0/1/0 Down Down
    Serial0/1/1 Down Down
  5. Type show version at the prompt.
    What technology package is enabled currently on the router?__________ ipbasek9
  6. Type show ? at the prompt. List a few more show commands that are available in the user EXEC mode.
    Answers will vary: show cdp, show class-map, show clock
  7. Enter enable at the prompt to enter the privileged EXEC mode. List some additional show commands in this mode.
    Answers will vary: show aaa, show access-list, show file