There are instances and this is fairly common to medical environments/facilities where you can't dynamically assign an IP address to a device out of security or other reasons. Most of these devices you have to ask the vendor to hard-code the IP before shipping to the customer. So if you have cisco routers onsite and … Continue reading Reserving a statically assigned IP address to a device’s mac-address
It has been challenging getting a how-to blog as I have been flogged with work. I can't even find the time for the last 2 weeks to study both for Brocade and Cisco. I have a couple of how-to's lined up once I get the chance and one of them is with regards to Opengear. … Continue reading Playing with the new OOB and stacking up Cisco/Brocade gear
For the last couple of days I have been slack with my studies. I have been smashed from work with so much tickets and provisioning work, I don't even have enough energy to even look at any notes. Every single day I get to drive at least an hour to and from work. Two hours … Continue reading Mid-week slack
There is something about the Brocades that attracts me to it. Many people thought that Juniper is Cisco's closest competitor in the networking arena, its actually this company here. Back in 2010, Brocade certs used to be ranked as the number 1 cert to have because they were so sought after. Lucas Arts, San Diego's … Continue reading BCNE is next…
Interesting scenario, Company A's router needs to allow the following IPs from a public address of 126.96.36.199/24 to access 2 servers on the LAN 192.168.1.2 and 192.168.1.3 via port 9101. It is not your typical static NAT, nor dynamic NAT would work and definitely not PAT or NAT overload. So what I did is create … Continue reading NAT + Route-map
Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit in a room together with the company's big guys to check out the CloudPBX system we are about to roll out as one of our services. If what they are saying its true, they are the first Australian own CloudPBX solution available in the market today. The company … Continue reading CloudPBX demo, revisiting QoS and my server
This afternoon I took my CCDA exam and passed. The score I got was not as amazing as what I got from my BCvRE exam but hey...this is cisco, it is not meant to be easy. The rumours are true, there are a lot of drag and drops which almost made me believe I will … Continue reading CCDA achieved!!!
I will be taking my exam this week for the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA). I have gone through the videos and study materials that I have. Gone through practice exams so I think I am set and have exhausted everything, to the point that I am beginning to feel sick again. Reminds me of … Continue reading Whats been happening May 2015