In order to complete this lab you will need a real Cisco Router or Switch.
Prior to attempting this lab you must have a terminal emulator application installed such as HyperTerminal, Putty or SecureCRT.
To complete this lab you will perform the following objectives;
Connect your PC to your Cisco Router or Switch using the blue Cisco Console Cable.
Execute putty and connect to your Cisco Router or Switch using Serial COM1 or your respective COM port at the speed of 9600bps.
Power on your Cisco device and verify your console session by watching the device boot up on the terminal emulator.
Before you Continue
It is recommended that you attempt to complete these lab objectives the first time without looking at the Lab Instruction section.
If you are a student preparing for the Cisco CCNA Certification Exam than you are more likely to remember how to complete these objectives if you attempt to complete them the first time on your own with the use of the core knowledge section found in this lab. You should only resort to the Lab Instruction section to verify your work.