Category Archives: CCNP

Implementing a Trunk or Etherchannel configuration on a Cisco device

When I first started working with network equipment, it wasn’t long before I setup my first trunk network connection. Configuring single port trunk and access ports was a lot of what I did at first. Like an access port, a … Continue reading

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VirtualBox – An Introduction to the world of Virtual Machines

As I began working with the Juniper SRX100, I remembered that I would need a syslog server, a radius server and probably a tacacs+ server at some point during the learning process. In the past, I would have built another … Continue reading

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Schweitzer SEL-2924 Bluetooth to Serial adapter

I recently came into possession of a device that should be considered as being a part of everyone’s console kit regardless of if they work on Cisco, Juniper, etc. The biggest problem I run into is when I have to … 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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CCNP – TSHOOT Study Aid

While studying for the TSHOOT exam at the Bootcamp I was at last week, I found out about the NetworkTut website. It has a list of what are Trouble Tickets representative of what you might find on the exam. Several … Continue reading

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