Apr
15
Don't Forget to tune into my Load-Balancing with PVST+ webinar tomorrow morning! When it comes to the Spanning-Tree Protocol, many people understand the basic concepts such as Root Bridge election, Root Ports and Designated Ports…and that’s it. But what happens when you have several VLANs, all of which have converged to the same Spanning-Tree topology? This can easily cause link congestion, packet latency and even dropped packets. Do you have the knowledge and skillset to adjust Spanning-Tree... Read More
Apr
02
Join me on April 16th for my next FREE live webinar - Load Balancing With PVST+ When it comes to the Spanning-Tree Protocol, many people understand the basic concepts such as Root Bridge election, Root Ports and Designated Ports…and that’s it. But what happens when you have several VLANs, all of which have converged to the same Spanning-Tree topology? This can easily cause link congestion, packet latency and even dropped packets. Do you have the knowledge and skillset to adjust Spanning-Tree... Read More
Mar
19
My Network Monitoring with SPAN & RSPAN webinar airs in one week! This webinar will introduce you to SPAN and RSPAN, two features that provide the ability to transparently monitor (by copying) select ingress traffic, while allowing the switch to continue to forward the original traffic as normal.  You can start by reading my blog post on the topic here. For those of you that would like to learn more and have some of your questions answered, you can register for my webinar next Tuesday, March... Read More
Mar
18
You can watch all 100+ Cisco training course by Keith on our All Access Pass site. Already watched Keith's courses? Be sure to check out some of his most popular blog posts such as OSPF Route Poising Techniques and Utilizing SPAN and RSPAN. You can also have all of your most pressing questions answered by Keith during our live SPAN &RSPAN Q&A webinar next week!  Read More
Mar
06
OSPF Route Poisoning Techniques When first learning about IGP Routing Protocols, much time is spent learning about how routers form neighborships (if they do at all) and how new routing updates are exchanged. Little, if any, time is spent describing the process by which routers inform each other of prefixes that have gone down, and the mechanics involved in doing so. This blog post seeks to rectify that situation with regards to the OSPFv2 Routing Protocol. Every standardized routing protocol... Read More
Feb
22
In the world of network monitoring, SPAN and RSPAN are useful features that can be implemented on Cisco switches. These two features provide the ability to transparently monitor (by copying) select ingress traffic, while allowing the switch to continue to forward the original traffic as normal. Both SPAN and RSPAN require the selection of one-or-more SPAN Source ports (typically physical interfaces, but entire VLANs can also be selected) as well as one-or-more SPAN Destination ports (where... Read More
Jan
23
For those who begin their studies of computer networking, a common question is the one posed above in the title. What is the reason behind why a device (connected to an Ethernet network) needs to have two identifiers? Read More
Dec
12
Head over to your All Access Pass members account and login to watch Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) & Digital Certificates.     About The Course: This course will explain the components of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and introduce you to several of its critical elements such as; Asymmetric Key Encryption, Hash Algorithms, Trusted Root Certificate Authorities, how to view Digital Certificates and understand the fields within them, Certificate Revocation methods, and much, much more. Read More
Aug
13
Keith Bogart is one of INE’s most esteemed and experienced instructors. Keith has been with INE for 4 years designing and instructing videos and bootcamps, as well as hosting live web-series, designing workbooks, and contributing to our IEOC Forum and INE Blog. Keith has a CCNA in Routing and Switching, CCIE in Dial-ISP, CWNA and is currently working towards his CCNA Security certification. Read More
Jul
31

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