Outline of router configuration

1.        Create a network diagram of your scenario.

2.        Create an IP address plan as per your diagram.
a.     Subnetting
b.     VLSM

2.1    Cable your equipment as per your network diagram.

3.     Establish a basic Cisco router configuration.
a.     Host names configuration
b.     Passwords
·           Secret
·           Console
·           Terminal
·           Auxiliary
c.   Turn off the DNS so spelling mistakes will not slow you down
Router(config)# no ip domain-lookup
d.    Banners: login or MOTD banner.

4.     Configure your interfaces.
a.     IP Addresses and masks: IPv4/IPv6
b.     Clock rates for serial DCE interfaces.
c.     Create Description

5.     Create IP hostname tables for remote access.

6.     Configure IPv4 routing.
a.     Static
b.     Default
c.     Dynamic
·           OSPF
·           EIGRP

7.     Configure IPv6 routing.
·      Static
·      Default
·      Dynamic
i.     OSPF
ii.    EIGRP

8.     Configure ACLs.
a.     Standard ACL
b.     Extended ACL
c.     Named ACL

9.     Change the WAN encapsulation type.
a.     PPP (authentication  CHAP)
b.     HDLC

10.  Advanced IP configuration topics.
a.     NAT/PAT
b.     DHCP

11.  Save the Configuration.
a.     Local
b.     Remote


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