6 Modes of Cisco Routers You Should Know

by linknewnet.com Writer : Zheng Hong Trade

The Cisco router is the world's leading router brand. It contains 6 modes:Normal mode,Privilege mode, Global mode, Port mode, Line mode and Routing engine mode. Let's describe how to enter and exit these modes.

How to Get into Normal mode

Router>
The router is in the user command state. At this time, the user can see the connection status of the router, access other networks and hosts, but cannot see and change the settings of the router.
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How to enter Privilege mode

Router#
Type enable at the router> prompt, the router enters the privileged command state router#, and the router is in privileged mode.
Privileged mode, which can execute all user commands, as well as see and change the settings of the router.

How to access Global mode

Router(config)#
At the router# prompt, type configure terminal and the prompt router(config)# appears, at which point the router is in global mode.
Global mode, you can set the global parameters of the router.


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How to enter Port mode

Router(config-if)#
Type interface e0/0 at the router# prompt and the prompt Router(config-if)# appears. The router is in port mode.
Port mode is the configuration of the router port.

How to access Line mode

Router(config-line)#
Type line console 0 at the router(config)# prompt and the prompt Router(config-line)# appears. The router is in line mode.


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How to get into Routing engine mode

Router(config-router)#
At the router(config)# prompt, type router rip and the prompt Router(config-router)# appears. The router is in the routing engine mode.

How to exit Cisco Router modes

The exit command is to return to the previous operating mode.
The end command is directly returned to privileged mode.


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