Monthly Archives: April 2012

Let your switch test your cables !

I ran into a problem recently where a server wouldn’t negotiate Gigabit Full Duplex connection with a Cisco 3750 switch. When the problem first showed up, I was assisting someone else onsite trying to fix the problem and forgot about … Continue reading

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Netflow basic troubleshooting

Setting up Netflow is pretty straightforward. For those that haven’t done it before, it can be a simple as this – ip flow-export source loopback0 ip flow-export version 5 ip flow-export destination server_ip Depending on what software you are using, … Continue reading

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CCNP – Starting to study for SWITCH exam

UPS delivered the box containing all my course material from Bootcamp on thursday. Sat down yesterday and today to map out a strategy on studying for the SWITCH exam. I started preparing today for taking the exam in two weeks. … Continue reading

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CCNP – Moving down the certification trail

Sorry that I didn’t have something to put up yesterday but I decided to devote all my energy to doing one last major push to studying for the ROUTE exam. Took it this morning and passed. Anyone can fail an … Continue reading

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CCNP – Importance of subnetting

One skill that I really needed on the CCNP exams was to remember my subnetting skills. This was one skill that took me a while to develop. I found out about Paul Browning and his training system for CCNA. What … Continue reading

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CCNP – Automatic 6to4 tunnel

This is one area that was a challenge for me on my attempts at passing the ROUTE exam. You can see on this site about my experience with setting up a Tunnel Broker connection to the folks at Hurricane Electric. … Continue reading

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Mobile Broadband – Carry Case & Inverter

During my recent trip to CCNP Bootcamp, I took the opportunity to take my Cradlepoint CTR35 and both USB broadband adapters. While I didnt need either of the Broadband adapters, it was good to have both of them just in … Continue reading

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CCNP Bootcamp – Review of the past two weeks (Part 15)

After having been gone for two weeks, it was good to be home. Should be getting all my Cisco course books towards the end of this week. I have already started getting ready to retake the ROUTE exam this coming … Continue reading

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