1.1.a (ii) errdisable recovery

Errdisable can be a great thing for a network as it will detect an error condition and then shut down a port from functioning to avoid any network issues. Errdisable recovery is the process...

1.1.a (i) Managing MAC address table

Starting at the bottom with this one... Well not all the way, but close. Mac Addresses are some of the most basic addresses that you will encounter and therefore need to understand when working...

CCIE Routing and Switching v5 Exam Blueprint

Over the next few months, I will be structuring my CCIE posts according to my own study path. That will mean that I will be focusing on the CCIE R&S path. I will keep...

Cisco Certification: Don’t Focus on the Exam Version

Whenever a Cisco exam version changes, there’s always a lot of chatter about it on the web. The CCNA exams are no exception. One comment I see often goes like this: ” I hear Cisco...

CCNP Switch – Lab 6 – Packet Tracer

This is a pretty straight forward lab that I was asked about. It goes over using both ISL and Dot1q trucks in a network while sharing Vlans with VTP. I chose to knock this...

CCIE R&S V5 Study Materials Released

Working on your CCIE R&S? If you are I would HIGHLY recommend taking a look at the new, version 5.0 study materials. Included are bonus cd's with additional materials like practice questions, etc. Comes...

TSHOOT Exam Tip

So this may be more of a troubleshooting tip in general, but it is something that I was taught long ago, early in my career that I found myself using a lot on the...