Some useful Banner on a Cisco IOS Device

banner motd ^C
HOST: $(hostname).$(domain)
LINE: $(line)

Maybe replace the ^C with an % when you configuring the MOTD - Banner. When you see it in some configuration - you can estimate where it come from.

Useful show commands on a Cisco IOS Device during Baseline Capture

Put it there in the enable Mode
terminal length 0
terminal exec prompt timestamp
terminal width 512

Every show command displays current time and there synchronisation and the CPU utilization before the requested printout.

To disable it: terminal no exec prompt timestamp

Copyleft by Werner Fischer

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