Jul
10

In order to provide the best possible service to our customers, and to the CCIE community as a whole, we have implemented a new combination web forum / mailing list server as a free service. Internetwork Expert's Online Community (http://www.IEOC.com) officially replaces our previous Discussion Forum as a place where you can discuss both general CCIE topics for all tracks as well as Internetwork Expert specific products.

IEOC allows you to create new posts and reply to other posts like a normal web forum, but you can also read and submit posts via email! For example if you email ccie-rs@ieoc.com your message will be sent out to all users subscribed to the "CCIE Routing & Switching Technical" email feed, plus posted on the web forum as viewable and searchable content. Personally this is my favorite feature of the new server, as I dread checking web forums daily, but I am completely obsessed with checking my email every five minutes. ;)

Also keep in mind that this new service is not designed to be just for product specific support. All users, customers and guests alike, are welcome to join and participate. Simply visit http://www.IEOC.com, sign up for an account with a valid email address, then click on the Forum Subscriptions link from the main page. Forums are organized per topic basis for CCIE tracks, and per product basis for IE specific support. On this page you'll see the unique email address that is used to post or reply to that forum, and a yes/no selection under Subscribe to add yourself to the email feed.

All CCIE tracks are also broken down into separate "General" and "Technical" forums, so if you want to spend endless hours debating the merits of CCIE vs. PhD, please feel free to do so in the "General" forum. :)

A good starting place for most candidates would be the CCIE Routing & Switching Technical forum (ccie-rs@ieoc.com). This forum, amongst the others, is going to be actively monitored by not only myself, but also Brian Dennis, Scott Morris, and Petr Lapukhov.

If you are interested in any custom forums or mailing lists please feel free to contact me directly.

Thanks!

Brian McGahan, CCIE #8593, CCDE #2013::13
About Brian McGahan, CCIE #8593, CCDE #2013::13

At the age of 20, Brian McGahan earned his first CCIE in Routing & Switching, and became known as the “youngest engineer in the world.” He continued on to earn CCIE certifications in Security, Service Provider, and Data Center. Brian has developed and taught for INE since 2002, setting the bar for CCIE training and helping thousands of engineers obtain their own certifications--we’re proud to have such an accomplished and driven instructor on the INE team. When he is not developing new products for INE, he consults with large ISPs and enterprise customers. You may contact Brian McGahan at bmcgahan@ine.com or find him helping others in INE’s IEOC Community Forum.

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