Cisco Router 2811

Posted on 2010-08-14
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi Experts,

How do you run a diagnostic test on a cisco router 2811. The light under the letter A is blinking amber and there is no connectivity. Does anybody know what A is referring to.

Question by:Net_Admin1
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Expert Comment

by:Istvan Kalmar
ID: 33439534
There is no diagnostic test on 2811 router, where is letter A?

Please provide us:

sh ip int brief
sh int status

Author Comment

ID: 33439559
The letter A is in the front panel and it is blinking amber . I will get the information later as I do not have access to the switch right now.
How can I troubleshoot the hardware then if there is no diagnostic test on the 2811?

Expert Comment

ID: 33439589
Is the letter A next to the ethenernet socket? If you connect the blue cable to the console port and connect that to a laptop or computer. Run Hyperterminal and that should give you acces to the router.
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Author Comment

ID: 33439606
Yes it is
I meant no physical access...

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Accepted Solution

memo_tnt earned 500 total points
ID: 33439634
this indicates to the packet activity on your port...

check this document, it's very help full ,, and navigate to LED indicators

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Expert Comment

by:Istvan Kalmar
ID: 33439652
Please connect to the router via console cable 9600 8 N 1 and provide us what you see

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