Why is it important to configure a hostname on a device?

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Last Updated on January 12, 2019 by InfraExam

Why is it important to configure a hostname on a device?

  • a Cisco router or switch only begins to operate when its hostname is set
  • a hostname must be configured before any other parameters
  • to identify the device during remote access (SSH or telnet)
  • to allow local access to the device through the console port
    Explanation:It is important to configure a hostname because various authentication processes use the device hostname. Hostnames are helpful for documentation, and they identify the device during remote access.

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