2.1.1.1.1 Set the 'hostname'

Information

The hostname is used in prompts and default configuration filenames.

Rationale:

The domain name is prerequisite for setting up SSH.

Impact:

Organizations should plan the enterprise network and identify an appropriate host name for each router.

Solution

Configure an appropriate host name for the router.

hostname(config)#hostname {<em>router_name</em>}

Default Value:

The default hostname is Router.

See Also

https://workbench.cisecurity.org/files/3801

Item Details

Category: ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

References: 800-53|AC-19, 800-53|IA-2(2), CSCv7|4.5

Plugin: Cisco

Control ID: 8b131fcf79c655b3f5e5770f2594eee78b171541c562707cde8f9599d0ab0236