FW: Ctrl+Shift+6 then X
nick at foobar.org
Tue Feb 24 00:17:13 UTC 2009
On 23/02/2009 23:51, Tom Storey wrote:
> Erm, what does that have to do with DNS lookups? :-)
Nothing at all, except that it stops this behaviour:
> ... when you have no DNS
> servers configured and mistype "configt", or some other command that
> doesnt exist and it tries to resolve it through broadcast several times.
More specifically, IOS command mode will assume by default that any non
recognised command is actually a hostname which it should try to connect to
- a fossilised relic of times past, when routers were often terminal
servers. You can stop it doing this by using "transport preferred none" on
the appropriate line configuration.
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