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Simple Cisco router setup questions

bleujaegel asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have 2 Cisco 2500 routers that I want to setup to learn routing.  There are 2 serial ports, and 1 aui port in back on each.  How are these typically setup in a  test lab?  For example, do you simply connect a serial cable from router1 serial 0 to router 2 serial 0, setup an ip in the same range for both, and ping away?  

If this is correct and I were to add a 3rd router, do you just daisychain router 1 serial 0 > router 2 serial 0 then router 2 serial 1 > router 3 serial 0?

How is the aui interface typically utilized?

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