Monthly Archives: January 2012

IPv6 – Comparison of IPv4 with IPv6

This is a table that I have put together based on my IPv6 readings to date. In putting this together, it has helped me get a better understanding of how the two differ. As I find other differences between IPv4 … Continue reading

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iPad for Engineers – Get Console

I have been using this app more than I would have expected. While there are several apps available that you can Telnet or SSH to your Cisco devices with, this one is the first I have found that lets you … Continue reading

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IPv6 – Creating a Tunnel Broker (Part 2)

Ran a protocol capture and noticed this error in the ASDM log – regular translation creation failed for protocol 41 src Inside:192.168.1.100 dst Outside:209.51.181.2 In looking at the rules, it appears that I need an access rule to allow the … Continue reading

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IPv6 – RFC 3849 – IPv6 Address Prefix Reserved for Documentation

When I first started reading about IPv6, seeing what appeared to be incomplete addresses where x’s had been put in the address in place of the actual hex address made things a little confusing at times to keep up with. … Continue reading

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Network Toolkit – SPAN vs DIY Network TAP vs Buy ?

When to SPAN vs TAP is a discussion that everyone should have at some point in their career. Early on, I used SPAN (aka port mirroring) quite a bit and still do to this day to varying degrees. For quick … Continue reading

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iPad for Engineers – GoodReader

This is probably the first App that I found for the iPad that I use. While I use it for reading my growing library of PDF’s, it can also be used to handle TXT files such as the pile of … Continue reading

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IPv6 – Setting up a connection to a Tunnel Broker (Part 1)

I have been told that I will be involved in a migration from IPv4 to IPv6 later this year. That has me looking at learning more about IPv6 than I had anticipated. After going over the Hurricane Electric website and … Continue reading

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Evernote – Keeping Track of your certification records

For those that have been in the networking arena for several years or more will have a fair collection of certifications and accompanying exams that it took to get those certifications. When I got my first certifications almost 20 years … Continue reading

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iPad for Engineers – mSecure

The only thing that seems to grow is the number of login accounts and passwords. Add to that the collection of access codes for those 5 button door locks. You also cant forget the credit card information that you need … Continue reading

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Found a good site for learning IPv6

I am in the process of studying for my CCNP Route/Switch and think the time has come to start learning about IPv6 since I think I will probably be dealing with it sooner than later. I will start posting the … Continue reading

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