Big Changes for Cisco Certifications

It's that time again! Time for a refresh. Like anything in technology, things need to evolve. Cisco is doing just that with their line of technical certifications. The key is to try to remain...

My CCIE Journey Has Come to an End

Wow... that title sounds depressing. The reality is it couldn't be further from the truth! Let's start from the beginning to show how long this journey has been and what it's come to. I have...

HSRP Version 1 vs Version 2

HSRP, or hot standby routing protocol, is very commonly used in the networking world. It is a great solution for providing redundant gateways for a wide array of networks. Over time there have been...

OSPF DR Election Process

OSPF is a routing protocol that is popular because of the compatibility between vendors, compared to EIGRP being a Cisco proprietary routing protocol. One major component of OSPF is the usa of...

BGP Best Path Selection

This is a subject that is key to the core of BGP and is something that needs to understood from the start. It is essential to everything that you will study and work with...
IPV6-DHCP-Lab

Cisco IPV6 DHCP Server Configuration

IPV6 DHCP Server configuration on a Cisco device is very similar to a normal, IPV4 configuration, but there is a big difference that you will want to make sure to not miss. Everything can...

Cisco Router IPSec VPN Tunnel Lab (with Video)

This post will cover the creation of an IPSec tunnel between two Cisco routers. If you've ever done one of these on an ASA firewall for instance, you will notice right off the bat...