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Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router Quick Start Guide

Cisco One-Year Limited Hardware Warranty Terms

Overview

Hardware Configuration

Software Components

License Support

Documentation, Equipment, and Tools

Equipment

Items in Box

Items Not Included

Front Panel View

Cisco Product Identification Tool

Install Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router Chassis and Power Supply

Safety Information

Warning Definition

Installation Guidelines

Desktop Installation

Wall-Mounting the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

Attaching the Chassis and Power Supply to the Wall

Rack-Mounting the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

Attach Brackets for Rack-Mounting

Install the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router and Power Supply in a Rack

Ground the Chassis

Connect Power

Power Up the System

Verify the Hardware Configuration

Interface Numbering

Perform Initial Configuration

Initial Configuration Using Cisco Router and Security Device Manager

Initial Configuration Using Setup Command Facility

Initial Configuration Using Cisco CLI—Manual Configuration

Verify the Initial Configuration

Where to Go Next

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Quick Start Guide

Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router Quick Start Guide


INCLUDING LICENSE AND WARRANTY
First Published: September 20, 2007, 78-18306-01

1 Cisco One-Year Limited Hardware Warranty Terms

There are special terms applicable to your hardware warranty and various services that you can use during the warranty period. Your formal Warranty Statement, including the warranties and license agreements applicable to Cisco software, is available on Cisco.com. Follow these steps to access and download the Cisco Information Packet and your warranty and license agreements from Cisco.com.

1. Launch your browser, and go to this URL:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/es_inpck/cetrans.htm

The Warranties and License Agreements page appears.

2. To read the Cisco Information Packet, follow these steps:

a. Click the Information Packet Number field, and make sure that the part number 78-5235-03A0 is highlighted.

b. Select the language in which you would like to read the document.

c. Click Go.

The Cisco Limited Warranty and Software License page from the Information Packet appears.

d. Read the document online, or click the PDF icon to download and print the document in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF).


Note You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. You can download the reader from Adobe's website: http://www.adobe.com


3. To read translated and localized warranty information about your product, follow these steps:

a. Enter this part number in the Warranty Document Number field:

78-10747-01C0.

b. Select the language in which you would like to view the document.

c. Click Go.

The Cisco warranty page appears.

d. Review the document online, or click the PDF icon to download and print the document in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF).

You can also contact the Cisco service and support website for assistance:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/support/

Duration of Hardware Warranty

One (1) Year

Replacement, Repair, or Refund Policy for Hardware

Cisco or its service center will use commercially reasonable efforts to ship a replacement part within ten (10) working days after receipt of a Return Materials Authorization (RMA) request. Actual delivery times can vary, depending on the customer location.

Cisco reserves the right to refund the purchase price as its exclusive warranty remedy.

To Receive a Return Materials Authorization (RMA) Number

Contact the company from whom you purchased the product. If you purchased the product directly from Cisco, contact your Cisco Sales and Service Representative.

Complete the information below, and keep it for reference.

Company product purchased from

 

Company telephone number

 

Product model number

 

Product serial number

 

Maintenance contract number

 

2 Overview

The Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router, which is part of the Cisco 1800 series Integrated Services Router family, is a unified communications solution for small to medium-sized businesses and enterprise small branch offices that provides voice, data, voice-mail, automated attendant, video, and security capabilities while integrating with existing desktop applications such as calendar, e-mail, and customer relationship management (CRM) programs and with built-in security. It has the following core components:

Integrated Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express or Survivable Remote Site Telephony for call processing for up to 12 users

Optional Cisco Unity Express for voice messaging and automated attendant

Integrated LAN switching with Power over Ethernet (POE) expandable via Cisco Catalyst Switches

Optional support for a range of WAN interface cards

This document provides the minimum necessary information to help you install the router, power it up, and configure a network connection. This document directs you to other documents for the following information:

More detailed router installation instructions, descriptions, and specifications

Procedures for installing modules, interface cards, power supplies, and memory

Software configuration

Regulatory compliance and safety information

Product Serial Number Location

The serial number label for the Cisco 1861 router is located on the back of the chassis, under interface card slot 0.

For detailed product serial number location on the chassis, refer to the online Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router Hardware Installation Guide documentation.

Hardware Configuration

The Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router comes with various possible configurations, based on built-in ports and other hardware features of the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router and organized by model.

Table 1 lists the labels and descriptions for the WAN, LAN, voice interface card (VIC), and other interfaces, along with the values for these interfaces in the preconfigured router software configuration.


Note For information about Cisco 1861 ISR memory requirements see Cisco 1800 Series Hardware Installation (Modular).



Note In Table 1, all slots/ports are numbered right to left, unless otherwise noted.

Table 1 Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router: Interfaces 

Description
Label
Value in Software Configuration

Console/Aux port

CONSOLE

Fast Ethernet 10/100 expansion port

EXPANSION

FastEthernet0/1/8

Fast Ethernet 10/100 WAN port

WAN

FastEthernet0/0

Fast Ethernet 10/100 Power over Ethernet (PoE) ports

Power over Ethernet, and ACT 0 LNK to ACT 7 LNK

FastEthernet0/1/0 to 0/1/7

FXS (Foreign Exchange Station) ports

FXS, and
0-3

port 0/0/0 to 0/0/3

FXO (Foreign Exchange Office) ports

FXO, and
0-3

port 0/1/0 to 0/1/3

ISDN BRI ports

B0 - B1

Top-to-bottom, port 0/1/0 to 0/1/1

VLAN number for data network

Vlan1

VLAN number for voice network

Vlan100

Music-on-Hold (MoH) port

voice-port 0/4/0

Compact Flash slot

COMPACT FLASH

flash

(Factory Option) VIC: BRI*

VIC2-2BRI-NT/TE
and 0-1

port 0/2/0 to 0/2/1

(Factory Option) VIC: FXO*

VIC2-2FXO and 0-1

VIC2-4FXO and 0-3

port 0/2/0 to 0/2/1

or

port 0/2/0 to 0/2/3

(Factory Option) VIC: FXS*

VIC3-2FXS/DID and 0-1

VIC-4FXS/DID and 0-3

VIC3-4FXS/DID and 0-3

port 0/2/0 to 0/2/1

or

port 0/2/0 to 0/2/3



* Only one optional VIC can be factory installed in a Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router.

** The label on front panel is build-specific. Functionality is unaffected.

Software Components

The Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router is shipped with a factory-installed software configuration for a basic IP telephony system that enables phone users to make and receive calls using the preconfigured numbers on their IP phones within minutes after connecting the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router to the Ethernet and their IP phones to the platform. Table 2 summarizes the software components of the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router.

Table 2 Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router Software Components 

Software Component
Description
Benefits

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (Cisco Unified CME)

Entry-level call processing system that provides a wide range of IP telephony features for small to medium-sized business customers and autonomous small enterprise branch offices.

All files and configurations for IP phones are stored internally on the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router for a cost-effective, highly reliable, IP communications solution.

Cisco Unity Express

Provides voice mail and automated attendant services specifically designed for the small and medium-sized branch office environment.

Users can easily and conveniently manage their voice messages and greetings with intuitive telephone prompts and a straightforward web-based GUI that allows simple administration

Security

Protects against information theft, virus outbreaks, and application abuse, whether from known or unknown threats, internal or external sources.

Integrated for a robust array of security features.

Cisco IOS Firewall

Protects customer networks against network and application layer attacks, viruses, worms, and at the same time providing effective control on various application traffic flowing through the network.

Help businesses guarantee network uptime and security.

Cisco Secure VPN

Carries private data over a public network and extends remote access to users over a shared infrastructure.

Most cost-effective method to provide increased VPN throughput with minimal effect on processing.


License Support

The Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router supports a maximum of 12 user licenses based on different models.

3 Documentation, Equipment, and Tools

For complete platform documentation, refer to the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/access/acs_mod/1800/index.htm

All the documents referenced in this quick start guide are available on Cisco.com. See the "Where to Go Next" section. To view or print an online document in its original page format, click the PDF icon.

4 Equipment

This section contains information about the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router hardware, including the following topics:

Items in Box

Items Not Included

Front Panel View

Install Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router Chassis and Power Supply

Items in Box

The following items ship with the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router:

Accessory kit containing:

Rubber feet for desktop installation

RJ-45-to-RJ-45 Ethernet cable

Light blue RJ-45-to-DB9 console cable

Wall-mount bracket for power supply

Quick Start Guide for Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router (this guide)

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information Roadmap

A separate rack-mount kit can be ordered which includes the following:

Power supply bracket

Rack-mount brackets for chassis

Assembly hardware (screws)

Installing Components for Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

Items Not Included

You may need individual items in this list which are not shipped in the box:

Cisco Unified IP phones

Cables for connecting phones

Cable for connecting external audio device to the 3.5-mm MoH port

Cables for WAN interfaces, voice interfaces, or additional LAN interfaces

PC with Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later, for using web-based system management tools

Front Panel View

Figure 1 shows the front panel of a Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router that has a foreign exchange office (FXO) ports.

Figure 1 Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router with FXO Ports

1

WAN slot

3

Expansion switch port

2

FXO ports

   

Figure 2 shows the front panel of a Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router that has BRI ports.

Figure 2

Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

1

BRI ports

3

FXS ports

2

Power over Ethernet (PoE) ports

4

Fast Ethernet (FE) port


with BRI Ports

Cisco Product Identification Tool

The Cisco Product Identification (CPI) tool provides detailed illustrations and descriptions showing where to locate serial number labels on Cisco products. It includes the following features:

A search option that allows browsing for models using a tree-structured product hierarchy

A search field on the final results page making it easier to look up multiple products

End of sale products are clearly identified in results lists

The tool streamlines the process of locating serial number labels and identifying products. Serial number information expedites the entitlement process and is important for access to support services.

The Cisco Product Identification tool can be a ccessed at the following URL:

http://tools.cisco.com/Support/CPI/index.do

5 Install Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router Chassis and Power Supply

This section contains basic installation information including the following:

Safety Information

Warning Definition

Installation Guidelines

Desktop Installation

Wall-Mounting the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

Rack-Mounting the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

Safety Information

The Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information document for Cisco 1861 Integrated  Services Router contains translations of the warnings that appear in this guide.

For safety information you must know before working on a Cisco 1861 Integrated  Services Router, see the Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information document at Cisco.com.

Warning Definition

Warning


IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
This warning symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before you work on any equipment, be aware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and be familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents. Use the statement number provided at the end of each warning statement to locate its translation in the translated safety warnings that accompanied this device.

Note: Save these instructions.

Note: This documentation is to be used in conjunction with the specific product installation guide that shipped with the product. Please refer to the Installation Guide, Configuration Guide, or other enclosed additional documentation for further details. Statement 1071


Warning


High leakage current - permanent earth connection essential before making Telecommunication Network Connection. Statement 343

Warning


Do not work on the system or connect or disconnect cables during periods of lightning activity. Statement 1001

Warning


Read the installation instructions before connecting the system to the power source. Statement 1004

Warning


The plug-socket combination must be accessible at all times, because it serves as the main disconnecting device. Statement 1019

Warning


To avoid electric shock, do not connect safety extra-low voltage (SELV) circuits to telephone-network voltage (TNV) circuits. LAN ports contain SELV circuits, and WAN ports contain TNV circuits. Some LAN and WAN ports both use RJ-45 connectors. Use caution when connecting cables. Statement 1021

Warning


Hazardous network voltages are present in WAN ports regardless of whether power to the unit is OFF or ON. To avoid electric shock, use caution when working near WAN ports. When detaching cables, detach the end away from the unit first. Statement 1026

Warning


Blank faceplates and cover panels serve three important functions: they prevent exposure to hazardous voltages and currents inside the chassis; they contain electromagnetic interference (EMI) that might disrupt other equipment; and they direct the flow of cooling air through the chassis. Do not operate the system unless all cards, faceplates, front covers, and back covers are in place. Statement 1029

Warning


Only trained and qualified personnel should be allowed to install, replace, or service this equipment. Statement 1030

Warning


Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals unless the telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface. Statement 1037

Warning


Avoid using a telephone (other than a cordless type) during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning. Statement 1038

Warning


Ultimate disposal of this product should be handled according to all national laws and regulations. Statement 1040

Warning


This equipment must be installed and maintained by service personnel as defined by AS/NZS 3260. Incorrectly connecting this equipment to a general-purpose outlet could be hazardous. The telecommunications lines must be disconnected 1) before unplugging the main power connector or 2) while the housing is open, or both. Statement 1043

Warning


To prevent the system from overheating, do not operate it in an area that exceeds the maximum recommended ambient temperature of 40 deg. Statement 1047

Warning


Voltages that present a shock hazard may exist on Power over Ethernet (PoE) circuits if interconnections are made using uninsulated exposed metal contacts, conductors, or terminals. Avoid using such interconnection methods, unless the exposed metal parts are located within a restricted access location and users and service people who are authorized within the restricted access location are made aware of the hazard. A restricted access area can be accessed only through the use of a special tool, lock and key or other means of security. Statement 1072

Warning


No user-serviceable parts inside. Do not open. Statement 1073

 



The following statement is applicable only in Scandinavian countries.

Warning


This unit is intended for installation in restricted access areas. A restricted access area can be accessed only through the use of a special tool, lock and key, or other means of security. Statement 1017

 



Installation Guidelines

Before you install a Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router, review the Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router document on Cisco.com.

This platform is a self-contained unit. Do not remove or install any modules or interface cards unless otherwise directed.

When selecting an installation site, observe these guidelines:

Cabling is away from sources of electrical noise, such as radios, power lines, and fluorescent lighting fixtures.

Clearance to the front and back panels is such that:

Airflow around the platform and through the vents is unrestricted.

Front-panel LEDs can be easily read.

Access to ports is sufficient for unrestricted cabling.

Temperature does not exceed 104°F (40°C), humidity does not exceed 85 percent, and altitude at the installation site is not greater than 10,000 ft (3049 m).

Desktop Installation

When installing a Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router and power supply on a desktop, observe the following cautions.


Caution The Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router installation must allow unrestricted airflow for cooling. For placing the platform on a desktop, keep at least 1 in. (2.54 cm) of clear space beside the cooling inlet and exhaust vents.


Caution Do not place any items that weigh more than 10 lb (4.5 kg) on top of the chassis and do not stack.

To install a chassis on a desktop, table, or other flat surface, place the unit upside-down on a flat surface. Attach the four rubber pads to the recessed areas on the bottom of the unit. Place the unit on a desktop.


Wall-Mounting the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

You can mount the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router and power supply to a wall or other vertical surface.


Warning This unit is intended to be mounted on a wall. Please read the wall mounting instructions carefully before beginning installation. Failure to use the correct hardware or to follow the correct procedures could result in a hazardous situation to people and damage to the system. Statement 248


Attaching the Chassis and Power Supply to the Wall

The Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router has two keyholes on the bottom of the chassis for mounting the unit on a wall or other vertical surface. The power supply is mounted to the wall by using the wall-mount bracket. To mount the chassis and power supply on a wall, perform the following steps.


Tip When choosing a location for wall-mounting the router, consider cable limitations and wall structure.


Figure 3 shows the bottom of the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router and the locations of the wall-mount holes.

Figure 3 Wall-Mount Holes on Bottom of Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

1

Front panel

2

Mounting-screw holes



Step 1 Align the mounting-screw holes with a wall stud, or use wall anchors.

a. For attaching to a wall stud, use two #10 wood screws (round- or pan-head) with #10 washers, or two #10 washer-head screws. The screws must be long enough to penetrate at least 3/4 in (20 mm) into the supporting wood or into a metal wall stud.

b. For hollow-wall mounting, the wall must be at least 1/2 in (12.7 mm) thick. Use two wall anchors with washers. The wall anchors and washers must be a size suitable for the wall to which they are mounted.

Step 2 Position the chassis on the wall.

a. Orient the front and back of the chassis vertically.

b. The unit must be oriented with the front panel (TNV connection side) facing up and the connection to the power cord facing down.

Step 3 Figure 4 shows the wall-mount bracket for the power supply and the mounting-screw holes on the back of the bracket. Align the mounting-screw holes with a wall stud, or use wall anchors.

a. For attaching to a wall stud, use two #10 wood screws (round- or pan-head) with #10 washers, or two #10 washer-head screws. The screws must be long enough to penetrate at least 3/4 inch (20 mm) into supporting wood or into a metal wall stud.

b. For hollow-wall mounting, wall must be at least 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) thick. Use two wall anchors with washers. Wall anchors and washers must be a size suitable for the wall to which they are mounted.

Figure 4 Wall-Mount Bracket for Power Supply

Step 4 Position the power supply in the bracket.

a. Orient the front and back of the power supply vertically.

b. Position the end nearest the power cable at the top.


Rack-Mounting the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

Attach Brackets for Rack-Mounting

To attach the brackets to the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router, perform the following steps.


Caution Do not overtorque the screws. The recommended torque is 6 to 8 in-lb (0.7 to 0.9 N-m).


Step 1 Attach the mounting brackets to the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router chassis as shown in Figure 5, using the screws provided. Use four screws on each side. Use a number 2 Phillips screwdriver to install the bracket screws on both sides of the chassis.

Figure 5 Attaching Rack-Mount Brackets to the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

Step 2 Figure 6 shows the brackets in the rack-mount kit for the power supply.

Figure 6 Brackets for Rack-Mounting Power Supply

1

Wall-mount bracket

2

Rack-mount bracket


Step 3 Position the power supply in the wall-mount bracket.

a. Orient the front and back of the power supply vertically.

b. Position the end nearest the power cable at the top.

Step 4 Assemble the brackets for rack-mounting the power supply as shown in Figure 7, using the four screws provided. Use a number 2 Phillips screwdriver to install the bracket screws.

Figure 7 Assembling Rack-Mount Kit for the Power Supply

Install the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router and Power Supply in a Rack

To mount the chassis and power supply, perform the following steps.


Warning To prevent bodily injury when mounting or servicing this unit in a rack, you must take special precautions to ensure that the system remains stable. The following guidelines are provided to ensure your safety:
-- This unit should be mounted at the bottom of the rack if it is the only unit in the rack.
-- When mounting this unit in a partially filled rack, load the rack from the bottom to the top with the heaviest component at the bottom of the rack.
-- If the rack is provided with stabilizing devices, install the stabilizers before mounting or servicing the unit in the rack. Statement 1006



Caution Chassis installation must allow unrestricted airflow for chassis cooling.


Note Be sure to leave space above and below each unit in a rack to allow for cooling air circulation.



Step 1 Use two screws for each side (supplied with the rack) to attach Cisco 1861 Integrated  Services Router with rack-mount brackets, then power supply with rack-mount bracket to a 19" rack. Start the lower pair of screws first, resting the brackets on the lower screws while you insert the upper pair of screws.


Tip The screw slots in the brackets are spaced to line up with every second pair of screw holes in the rack. When the correct screw holes are used, the small threaded holes in the brackets line up with unused screw holes in the rack. If the small holes do not line up with the rack holes, you must raise or lower the brackets to the next rack hole.



6 Ground the Chassis


Warning This equipment must be grounded. Never defeat the ground conductor or operate the equipment in the absence of a suitably installed ground conductor. Contact the appropriate electrical inspection authority or an electrician if you are uncertain that suitable grounding is available. Statement 1024


You must connect the chassis to a reliable earth ground; the ground wire must be installed in accordance with local electrical safety standards.

For NEC-compliant grounding, use size 14 AWG (2 mm) or larger copper wire and an appropriate user-supplied ring terminal with an inner diameter of 1/4 in. (5 to 7 mm).


Note The Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router is not NEBS-compliant.



Warning This equipment needs to be grounded. Use a green and yellow 14 AWG ground wire to connect the host to earth ground during normal use. Statement 190


To connect the chassis to a reliable earth ground, perform the following steps:


Step 1 Strip one end of the ground wire to the length required for the ground lug or terminal.

For the ground lug, approximately 0.75 in. (20 mm)

For the user-provided ring terminal, as required

Step 2 Crimp the ground wire to the ground lug or ring terminal, using a crimp tool of the appropriate size.

Step 3 Attach the ground lug or ring terminal to the chassis as shown in Figure 8. Tighten the screws to a torque of 8-10 in-lb (0.9-1.1 N-m).

Figure 8 Attaching the Ground Wire to the Chassis

1

Grounding lug


Step 4 Connect the other end of the ground wire to a known reliable earth ground point. If there is any doubt as to the reliability of the ground point, contact a licensed electrician for assistance.


7 Connect Power


Warning Only trained and qualified personnel should be allowed to install, replace, or service this equipment. Statement 1030



Warning The ISDN connection is regarded as a source of voltage that should be inaccessible to user contact. Do not attempt to tamper with or open any public telephone operator (PTO)-provided equipment or connection hardware. Any hardwired connection (other than by a nonremovable, connect-one-time-only plug) must be made only by PTO staff or suitably trained engineers. Statement 23



Warning Do not work on the system or connect or disconnect cables during periods of lightning activity. Statement 1001


To connect the power supply to the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router, perform the following steps:


Step 1 Connect the AC power cord to the the power supply.

Step 2 Connect the power interface cable to the power connector port on the back of the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router.


8 Power Up the System

To power up the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router, perform the following steps:


Step 1 Verify that the AC power cord is connected to the power supply.

Step 2 There is no external Power On/Off switch on the power supply. To power up the power supply and Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router, connect the power cord plug to a grounded AC outlet.

Step 3 Verify the LED indicators on the front panel of the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router, as required. See Figure 9.

Figure 9

LEDs on the Front Panel of the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services Router

1

SYS

Solid green

Online

2

POE

Solid green

Connected

3

VM

Solid green

Online

4

WLAN

Blinking green

Connected



Verify the Hardware Configuration

Verify the router hardware configuration by entering the following commands:

show version—Displays the system hardware version; the installed software version; the names and sources of configuration files; the boot images; and the amount of installed DRAM, NVRAM, and flash memory.

show diag—Lists and displays diagnostic information about the installed controllers, interface processors, and port adapters. Typical examples are network modules, interface cards (WICs, VWICs, HWICs) and advanced integration modules (AIMs).

9 Interface Numbering

Each interface (port) on a Cisco 1861 Integrated Services router is identified by a number. The Cisco 1861 router contains the following WANLAN interface types:

One onboard Fast Ethernet LAN interface (FastEthernet0/0)

One onboard Ethernet switch

One fixed VIC slot with 4 FXS ports

One fixed VIC slot with 4 FXO or 2 BRI ports

One modular HWIC/WIC/VWIC slot

The numbering format for the slots is interface-type 0/slot-number/port-number. Table 3 summarizes the interface numbering.

Table 3 Interface Numbering 

Slot Number
Slot Type
Slot Numbering Range
Example 1

Onboard Ports

Fast Ethernet

0/0

interface fastethernet 0/0

Onboad Slot 1

Fast Ethernet Switch

0/1/0 to 0/1/7

interface fastethernet 0/1/0

Fixed HWIC slot 0

FXS

0/0/0 to 0/0/3

voice-port 0/0/0/

Fixed HWIC slot 1

FXO

0/1/0 to 0/1/3

voice-port 0/1/0

BRI

0/1/0 to 0/1/1

Modular HWIC Slot

HWIC/WIC/VWIC

0/3/0 to 0/3/x, where x depends on the card-type.

interface serial 0/0/0

1 The interfaces listed are examples only; other possible interface types are not listed.



Note On the Cisco 1861 Integrated Services router, the numbering format for configuring an asynchronous, or async, interface is 0/slot/port. To configure the line associated with an async interface, simply use the interface number to specify the async line. For example, line 0/0/0 specifies the line associated with interface serial 0/0/0 on a WIC-2A/S in slot 0. Similarly, line 0/1/1 specifies the line associated with interface async 0/1/1 on a WIC-2AM in slot 1.



Note If you have specified the use of a private line automatic ringdown (PLAR) off-premises extension (OPX) connection mode for an FXO voice port (with loop resistance less than 8000 Ohm), you must ensure that the soft-offhook option is enabled on the port.

This option allows a stepped offhook resistance during seizure which avoids overloading the circuit during offhook in the event that ringing voltage is present on the circuit at the same time as the trunk seizure. The stepped offhook resistance is initially set to 800 Ohms, then adjusts to 50 Ohms when ringing voltage is not present.

To enable soft-offhook command on the port, and to access the connection command with plar opx syntax, see the Cisco Command Lookup Tool.


10 Perform Initial Configuration

You can configure your router by using one of the following tools:

Cisco Router and Security Device Manager (SDM)—See the "Initial Configuration Using Cisco Router and Security Device Manager" section.

Setup command facility—See the "Initial Configuration Using Setup Command Facility" section.

Command-line interface (CLI)—See the "Initial Configuration Using Cisco CLI—Manual Configuration" section.

Initial Configuration Using Cisco Router and Security Device Manager

If the following messages appear at the end of the startup sequence, Cisco Router and Security Device Manager (SDM) is installed on your router:

yourname con0 is now available

Press RETURN to get started.

For instructions on configuring your router by using SDM, refer to the Cisco Router and Security Device Manager (SDM) Quick Start Guide that shipped with your router.


Tip If the messages do not appear, SDM was not installed on your router, and the Cisco Router and Security Device Manager (SDM) Quick Start Guide was not shipped with your router. If you want to use SDM, you can download the latest version of SDM and instructions for installing it on your router from the following location:

http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/sdm


Initial Configuration Using Setup Command Facility

This section shows how to use the setup command facility to configure a hostname for the router, set passwords, and configure an interface for communication with the management network.

If the following messages appear at the end of the startup sequence, the setup command facility has been invoked automatically:

--- System Configuration Dialog ---

At any point you may enter a question mark '?' for help.
Use ctrl-c to abort configuration dialog at any prompt.
Default settings are in square brackets '[]'.

Would you like to enter the initial configuration dialog? [yes/no]:

The setup command facility prompts you for basic information about your router and network, and it creates an initial configuration file. After the configuration file is created, you can use the CLI or Cisco Router and Security Device Manager to perform additional configuration.

The prompts in the setup command facility vary, depending on your router model, the installed interface modules, and the software image. The following example and the user entries (in bold) are shown as examples only.

For help with interface and port numbering, see the "Interface Numbering" section.


Note If you make a mistake while using the setup command facility, you can exit and run the setup command facility again. Press Ctrl-C, and enter the setup command at the privileged EXEC mode prompt (Router#).


To use the setup command facility, perform the following steps:


Step 1 To proceed using the setup command facility, enter yes:

Would you like to enter the initial configuration dialog? [yes/no]: yes

Step 2 When the following messages appear, enter yes to enter basic management setup:

At any point you may enter a question mark '?' for help.
Use ctrl-c to abort configuration dialog at any prompt.

Default settings are in square brackets '[]'.

Basic management setup configures only enough connectivity
for management of the system, extended setup will ask you
to configure each interface on the system

Would you like to enter basic management setup? [yes/no]: yes

Step 3 Enter a hostname for the router (this example uses Router):

Configuring global parameters:

Enter host name [Router]: Router

Step 4 Enter an enable secret password. This password is encrypted (more secure) and cannot be seen when viewing the configuration:

The enable secret is a password used to protect access to
privileged EXEC and configuration modes. This password, after
entered, becomes encrypted in the configuration.
Enter enable secret: xxxxxx

Step 5 Enter an enable password that is different from the enable secret password. This password is not encrypted (less secure) and can be seen when viewing the configuration:

The enable password is used when you do not specify an
enable secret password, with some older software versions, and
some boot images.
Enter enable password: xxxxxx

Step 6 Enter the virtual terminal password, which prevents unauthenticated access to the router through ports other than the console port:

The virtual terminal password is used to protect
access to the router over a network interface.
Enter virtual terminal password: xxxxxx

Step 7 Respond to the following prompts as appropriate for your network:

Configure SNMP Network Management? [yes]:
    Community string [public]:

A summary of the available interfaces is displayed.


Note The interface numbering depends on the type of Cisco modular router platform and on the installed interface modules and cards.


Current interface summary

Controller Timeslots D-Channel Configurable modes Status
T1 0/0/0   24        23        pri/channelized    Administratively up
T1 0/0/1   24        23        pri/channelized    Administratively up
T1 0/1/0   24        23        pri/channelized    Administratively up
T1 0/1/1   24        23        pri/channelized    Administratively up

Any interface listed with OK? value "NO" does not have a valid configuration

Interface                  IP-Address      OK? Method Status                Prol
FastEthernet0/0            unassigned      NO  unset  up                    up  

Step 8 Select one of the available interfaces for connecting the router to the management network:

Enter interface name used to connect to the
management network from the above interface summary: fastethernet0/0

Step 9 Respond to the following prompts as appropriate for your network:

Configuring interface FastEthernet0/0:
Use the 100 Base-TX (RJ-45) connector? [yes]: yes
Operate in full-duplex mode? [no]: no
Configure IP on this interface? [yes]: yes
    IP address for this interface: 172.1.2.3
    Subnet mask for this interface [255.255.0.0] : 255.255.0.0
    Class B network is 172.1.0.0, 26 subnet bits; mask is /16

The following configuration is displayed:

The following configuration command script was created:

hostname Router
enable secret 5 $1$D5P6$PYx41/lQIASK.HcSbfO5q1
enable password xxxxxx
line vty 0 4
password xxxxxx
snmp-server community public
!
no ip routing
!
interface FastEthernet0/0
speed 100
half-duplex
ip address 172.1.2.3 255.255.0.0
!
interface FastEthernet0/0
shutdown
no ip address
end

Step 10 Respond to the following prompts. Select [2] to save the initial configuration.

[0] Go to the IOS command prompt without saving this config.
[1] Return back to the setup without saving this config.
[2] Save this configuration to nvram and exit.

Enter your selection [2]: 2
Building configuration...
Use the enabled mode 'configure' command to modify this configuration.

Press RETURN to get started! RETURN

The user prompt is displayed.

Router>

Step 11 Verify the initial configuration. See the "Verify the Initial Configuration" section for verification procedures.


Initial Configuration Using Cisco CLI—Manual Configuration

This section shows how to display a command-line interface (CLI) prompt for configuration by using the CLI. The section directs you to documentation for the CLI configuration. You can use the CLI if the following messages appear at the end of the startup sequence:

--- System Configuration Dialog ---

At any point you may enter a question mark '?' for help.
Use ctrl-c to abort configuration dialog at any prompt.
Default settings are in square brackets '[]'.

Would you like to enter the initial configuration dialog? [yes/no]:

If these messages do not appear, SDM and a default configuration file were installed on your router at the factory. To use SDM to configure the router, see the "Initial Configuration Using Cisco Router and Security Device Manager" section.

For help with interface and port numbering, see the "Interface Numbering" section.


Step 1 To proceed with manual configuration using the CLI, enter no when the power-up messages end:

Would you like to enter the initial configuration dialog? [yes/no]: no

Step 2 Press Return to terminate autoinstall and continue with manual configuration:

Would you like to terminate autoinstall? [yes] Return

Several messages appear, ending with a line similar to the following:

Copyright (c) 1986-2004 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled <date> <time> by <person>

Step 3 Press Return to display the Router> prompt:

...
flashfs[4]: Initialization complete.
Router>

Step 4 Enter privileged EXEC mode:

Router> enable 
Router#

Step 5 For configuration procedures, refer to the applicable configuration instructions in the Cisco 1800 series software configuration documents. See the "Where to Go Next" section for information about accessing these documents.


Note To avoid losing work you have completed, be sure to save your configuration regularly as you proceed. Use the copy running-config startup-config command to save the configuration to NVRAM.


Step 6 When you have finished the initial configuration, verify the initial configuration. See the "Verify the Initial Configuration" section for verification procedures.


Verify the Initial Configuration

To verify that the new interfaces are operating correctly, perform the following tests:

To verify that the interfaces are operating correctly and that the interfaces and line protocol are in the correct state—up or down—enter the show interfaces command.

To display a summary status of the interfaces configured for IP, enter the show ip interface brief command.

To verify that you configured the correct host name and password, enter the show configuration command.

When you complete and verify the initial configuration, your Cisco  router is ready to configure for specific functions. See the "Where to Go Next" section for information about locating documentation for advanced configuration procedures.

11 Where to Go Next

For additional configuration procedures, refer to the appropriate Cisco 1800 series routers documentation or Cisco IOS software documentation, available online on Cisco.com.


Tip See the "Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request" section for help in locating these documents.


To access documentation on Cisco.com

For Cisco 1861 router platform documentation, begin at Cisco.com at http://www.cisco.com, and select Products & Solutions > Routers > 1800 Series Integrated Services Routers> Technical Documentation > Document type > Document.

For Cisco IOS software documentation, start on Cisco.com at http://www.cisco.com, and select Products & Solutions > IOS Software > Cisco IOS Software Releases > Your Cisco IOS software release.

To obtain updated information about platform support for features, access Feature Navigator II at http://www.cisco.com/go/fn. (Use of Feature Navigator II requires a registered account on Cisco.com.)

To access documentation using Cisco Connection Online (CCO):

For Cisco 1800 series routers platform documentation, begin at Cisco.com at http://www.cisco.com, and click the Technical Documentation tab under Quick Links. Under the Product Documentation heading, navigate to Modular Access Routers and to the documentation for your router.

For Cisco IOS software documentation, start on Cisco.com at http://www.cisco.com, and click the Technical Documentation tab under Quick Links. Under the Product Documentation heading, navigate to the Cisco IOS software documentation for the Cisco IOS software release that is installed on your router.

12 Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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