Posts Tagged ‘Cisco’

Stacking Cisco 3750 switches

| January 15th, 2012 | 27 Comments »
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There are a lot of articles out there on the web for Cisco's 3750 switches. However, there is no promise that those blogs will continue to stay up, so I've decided to create my own blog with my own experiences with Cisco's 3750-E's and 3750-X switches with many tips along the way! I decided to break ...

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Top Ten IT Certs

| September 17th, 2011 | 3 Comments »
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According to TechRepublic.com, SonicWALL's CSSA edges out Cisco's CCNA coming in at 5 and 6 respectively. I covered the CSSA course earlier this year that you can read here: SonicWALL CSSA I've honestly felt the last couple of years, Cisco has branched out a bit too far, this allowed other competitors into the market. With the recent downsizing ...

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SonicWALL-on-a-Stick

| September 10th, 2011 | 51 Comments »
SonicWALL on a Stick, SonicWALL-on-a-Stick

SonicWALL's never tasted so good! I touched up on this subject in my last blog titled, "Solutions to your SonicPoint WLAN Woes!" What I want to do here is go over what is traditionally known as "Router-on-a-Stick" or "ROAS". In this case, "SonicWALL-on-a-Stick" or "SOAS". The concept behind "ROAS" is that instead of taking a router and assigning ...

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Frame Relay Switch Lab#01

| June 20th, 2010 | 5 Comments »

In this lab, we're going to hit two birds with one stone. We're going to learn how to configure Cisco routers for frame relay, as well as the configuration for the actual frame relay switch. The frame relay switch will be a regular router. In this case, it's going to be a 3620 router that ...

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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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