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Setting Host Name

Description:This basic exercise illustrates the steps required to set a hostname to a switch.


1. Enter into privileged mode

2. Enter into global Configuration Mode

3. Set hostname as cisco

4. View the running-configuration on the switch using “show running-config”

SW1#configure terminal
SW1(config)#hostname cisco
Cisco(config)#show running-config

Explanation: Use the hostname command to set the name of the switch in Cisco IOS. Here host name changed from SW1 to cisco, you can verify this using “show running-config” command. The below fig shows output of “show running-config” before the hostname is changed.
Below output is from “show running-config” before the host name is changed.

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