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| August 30th, 2016 | No Comments »

Yesterday during the Dell PEAK 2016 conference in Las Vegas, SonicWALL's new logo was revealed! What do you think? Read more...

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Securing a Trunk

| June 16th, 2010 | No Comments »

Here's another lab from Dave Hucaby. As always, please try to do them yourself before looking at the possible answers below: http://dhucaby.wordpress.com/2010/06/15/scenario-2-securing-a-trunk/ Dave's original question: Today’s scenario involves securing a trunk between two switches… A user PC A is located on Switch A with the interface configuration shown in the diagram below. A different user PC X is located ...

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VLAN Trunking 1

| June 12th, 2010 | 3 Comments »
VLAN 1 Trunking by Dave Hucaby

In another lab created by Dave Hucaby, we look at playing with VLAN trunking and mixing and matching native vlan's and what the effects of doing so are. As always, you can view his original lab here: http://dhucaby.wordpress.com/2010/06/11/new-scenario-vlan-trunking-1/ Here is his original question: Here’s a new scenario to think about. I haven’t built it in a lab yet, ...

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HSRP/Etherchannel and Trunks

| June 9th, 2010 | 4 Comments »

This blog is going to be an attempt to lab up one of David Hucaby's lab scenarios that he posted here: http://dhucaby.wordpress.com/2010/06/04/ccnp-switch-planning-topics/ I'm going to include as much detail as possible so you can follow every step of the way. Since I don't have all the equipment in David's scenario, I'm going to be modifying the ...

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Cisco LAN Switching Fundamentals

| June 3rd, 2010 | 3 Comments »
Cisco LAN Switching Fundamentals

Today my copy of "Cisco LAN Switching Fundamentals" has arrived. Written by CCIE's David Barnes #6563 and Basir Sakandar #6040. John Tiso CCIE #5162  is credited as contributing author. Now, when you're searching for routing books, you will get hundreds of results. There does seem to be a lack of switching books. Sure, you'll find those ...

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New drawing pad

| May 27th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
Adesso Z12

Today I received a new toy! The Adesso CyberTablet Z12. Originally this baby goes for $150 and is currently on sale for $87.23 at Amazon. I am in no way a hardcore artist who expects the best of the best. Doing a little research, there are others out there for hundreds more! And I'm sure ...

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Dave Hucaby’s new blog

| May 27th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
Dave Hucaby

Dave Hucaby has a new blog. Author of some Cisco Press Books such as: Cisco LAN Switching Configuration Handbook (2nd Edition) CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide (Exam Certification Guide) Cisco ASA, PIX, and FWSM Firewall Handbook (2nd Edition) Just to name a few. I will be pestering him. I will be asking him questions. I will be testing ...

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