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
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
Sep
07
One of our CCNA students requested some command practice for ICND2 - here is one I put together for him. Please give me feedback in the comments if you find practice tools like this helpful. Read More
Sep
01
Are you a CCNP or CCIE student looking to challenge your perfect knowledge of Catalyst switchport commands? Read More
Aug
14
In the first part of this series, we subdivided the processes of EIGRP into four discrete steps, and detailed troubleshooting the first two. This is taken from the 5-Day CCNP bootcamp: Discovery of neighbors Exchange of topology information Best path selection Neighbor and topology table maintenance Let us now discuss path selection and maintenance troubleshooting. We should all remember that we can view the topology table of EIGRP with the command show ip eigrp topology. Here we can see the... Read More

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