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What is the use of Configuration Register in Cisco Router or Switch

Use of the Configuration Register in Cisco Router or Switch The configuration register can be used to change Cisco Router behavior in different ways like How Router boots, Router booting process and Console speed etc. Find below some reasons to change the configuration register settings on Cisco Router. To recover a lost password To force the system into the ROM monitor or boot ROM To select a boot source and default boot filename To enable or disable the Break function To control broadcast addresses To set the console terminal baud rate To load operating software from Flash memory To enable booting from a Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) server To manually boot the system using the boot command at the bootstrap program prompt. To force the switch router to boot automatically from the system bootstrap software (boot image) or from its default system image in onboard Flash memory, and read any boot system commands that are stored […]

How to Change Configuration Register Settings on Cisco Router

The configuration register can be used to change Cisco Router behavior in different ways like How Router boots ?, Router booting process and Console speed etc. Find some examples below to change the configuration register settings on Cisco Router. Find Cisco Router Default Configuration Register value  The factory-default setting for the configuration register is 0×2102. This indicates that the router should attempt to load a Cisco IOS® software image from Flash memory and load the startup configuration with a console speed of 9600 baud. With show version command you can view the current setting of the configuration register: Cisco-Router#sh version