How to Enable a Web Interface on a Cisco Catalyst
Cisco Catalyst switches include remote configuration options such as connecting through telnet, SSH and web interface. If you are configuring a Cisco Catalyst switch but are uncomfortable with the Cisco command line (CLI), enabling configuration access through a web browser is a logic choice.
Things You'll Need
- Cisco Catalyst switch with telnet access enabled
- Privileged Exec mode password
- Telnet access password
- IP address of the Cisco Catalyst switch
- Microsoft Windows computer with Microsoft telnet client software installed
Click the "Start" button, then click the "Run" box (Windows XP) or click the "Search" box (Windows 7 or Vista). Type "cmd" in the "Run" or "Search" box, and then press the "Enter" key. The command line window will appear.
Type "telnet x.x.x.x" and substitute the IP address of the Cisco Catalyst switch for the "x.x.x.x," and then press the "Enter" key.
Type the password when requested to connect to the Cisco Catalyst.
Type "enable" and press the "Enter" key. Type the Privileged Exec password when requested, and press the "Enter" key.
Type "config t" and press the "Enter" key.
Type "ip http server" and press the "Enter" key.
Type "end" and press the "Enter" key.