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Why must you use a console connection to initially configure the switch? why is it not possible to connect to the switch via telnet or ssh?

Samantha Barber

in Computers and technology

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Ross Pratt on December 14, 2018

For a new switch, you must use the console connection to initially configure.This is because, a new switch initially has no data and not the IP address.Telnet and ssh cannot be used to connect the new switch as they both require an IP address to establish the connection.

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