Jan
31
Today's CCENT-level challenge involves the methods that are commonly used to describe and compare modern network infrastructures regarding such things as performance and structure. Read More
Jan
26
In our recent Implement Layer 2 Technologies series, we examined Q-in-Q tunneling in great detail. In this discussion, I mentioned a big caution about the Service Provider cloud with 802.1Q trunks in use for switch to switch trunking. This caution involved the use of an untagged native VLAN. Read More
Jan
22
You will find the answer to today's CVOICE Exam Practice in the comments area of the blog approximately 24 hours after the post. Have fun! Read More
Jan
15
Beginning January 17th, 2011, Cisco will add Layer 2 Switch Troubleshooting to the 2 hour Troubleshooting section of the lab exam. Like the Layer 3 Troubleshooting that you will perform, these switches are emulated devices using Cisco's IOU product - that stands for IOS on UNIX and is a similar approach to the popular Dynamips platforms. Cisco calls the ability to emulate switches on UNIX - L2IOU. Read More
Jan
08
One of the most important technical protocols on the planet is Open Shortest Path First (OSPF). This highly tunable and very scalable Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP) was designed as the replacement technology for the very problematic Routing Information Protocol (RIP). As such, it has become the IGP chosen by many corporate enterprises. OSPF’s design, operation, implementation and maintenance can be extremely complex. The 3-Day INE bootcamp dedicated to this protocol will be the most in-depth... Read More
Dec
28
INE is happy to announce a new class dedicated to the recently introduced Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE) certification. The first CCDE Practical Bootcamp is to be run on May 1-5th in Chicago, right before the actual CCDE practical exam that is scheduled on May 6th. Our goal was designing a "last-week" refresher and booster class to finalize your CCDE exam preparation. Students are assumed to have solid theoretical knowledge of the exam's technology base prior to attending. This blog posts... Read More
Oct
21
Join me tomorrow, October 22nd at 12:00 PM PST / 3:00 PM EST, for the free vSeminar: Unified Mobility Interactions with Local Route Group and Globalization. Read More
Oct
20
CCIE instructors see the question time and time again - are we penalized for “over-configuration” in the CCIE lab exam? The answer - “not typically”. Let us walk through some examples to see exactly what we are talking about here. First of all, I encourage students to ask two questions when they are about to “over-configure” something. Question 1 - can this additional configuration I am about to make actually gain me points (might Cisco be grading for it)? Question 2 - can this additional... Read More
Sep
24
Encoding and Modulating Questions Only What form of CSMA does 802.11 use? What does DCF stand for? Your wireless station heres someone transmit and waits the duration heard plus what value? What logically seperates WLANs? Name three requirements to roam between two autonomous APS. Read More
Sep
18
When we ask students “what are your weakest areas” or “what are your biggest areas of concern” for the CCIE Lab Exam, we typically always here non-core topics like Multicast, Security, QoS, BGP, etc. As such, INE has responded with a series of bootcamps focused on these disciplines. The IPv4/IPv6 Multicast 3-Day live, online bootcamp, and the associated Class On-Demand version seeks to address the often confounding subject of Multicast. Detailed coverage of Multicast topics for the following... Read More

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