How to Configure Telnet in Cisco Packet Tracer? – In this article, after creating a small network topology with the Cisco Packet Tracer program, we will make a Telnet connection to the Cisco Router on the local network.
How to Configure Telnet in Cisco Packet Tracer?
You can easily prepare for Cisco examsusing the Cisco Packet Tracer network simulator program. Using the Cisco Packet Tracer program, you can make the Telnet connection on the Cisco Router with a few commands.
The main benefit of enabling Telnet on the Cisco Router is that it does not require a permanent console connection to the Cisco Router. By this way, you can easily make a telnet connection to the Cisco Router over the LAN or WAN network.
For the Cisco Packet Tracer Telnet configuration, double-click Cisco Router1 to open the CLI command prompt and type No and press Enter to skip the initial configuration.
To enable Telnet on Cisco Router, execute the following commands, respectively.
Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z.
Router(config-if)#ip address 192.168.1.1 255.255.255.0
%LINK-5-CHANGED: Interface GigabitEthernet0/0, changed state to up
%LINEPROTO-5-UPDOWN: Line protocol on Interface GigabitEthernet0/0, changed state to up
Router(config)#username cisco privilege 15 password cisco123
Router(config)#line vty 0 4
Router(config-line)#privilege level 15
%SYS-5-CONFIG_I: Configured from console by console
After configuring the interfaces of Cisco Router, create a username and password for the Telnet connection. Before connecting to Cisco Router1, configure the TCP/IP configuration of Desktop1 in the workspace as follows.
To connect to Cisco Router, click on Desktop1 and then on the Desktop tab, then click CMD Command Prompt.
At the CMD prompt, type telnet 192.168.1.1 and press Enter. After typing the username and password you created on Cisco Router, you can make a Telnet connection.
After you connect to the Cisco Router, you can fully manage the Cisco Router. When you run the show line at the CMD command prompt, you can view the sessions on the Router.
You can also see the sessions opened when you apply the show line command on Cisco Router.
Show Running-Config Output Related to Configuring Telnet in Cisco Packet Tracer
[su_tab title=”R1#show running-config”]
Current configuration : 696 bytes
no service timestamps log datetime msec
no service timestamps debug datetime msec
no service password-encryption
no ipv6 cef
username cisco privilege 15 password 0 cisco123
license udi pid CISCO1941/K9 sn FTX15241Q66
spanning-tree mode pvst
ip address 192.168.1.1 255.255.255.0
no ip address
no ip address
ip flow-export version 9
line con 0
line aux 0
line vty 0 4
privilege level 15
How to Configure Telnet in Cisco Packet Tracer? ⇒ Video
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In this article, we have reviewed how to configure Cisco Telnet connection step by step. To disable Telnet on Cisco Router, you can use the transport input ssh command (Only SSH) in line vty 0 4. Thanks for following us!
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