While on IRC I had a request to describe my journey and the costs associated with becoming a CCIE. Becoming a CCIE is not cheap but I’ve worked for great companies that have covered all of my costs. I first
So by now you know that I passed my lab in Brussels yesterday. Here is my story. I arrived at monday in Brussels around 13.30. I took a walk in the beautiful weather to the lab location. By now I
Hey guys! I’m back from Brussels and I passed the lab! I am now CCIE #37149. I’ll write a longer post tomorrow 🙂
I’ve done a post earlier on Catalyst QoS. That described how to configure the QoS features on the Catalyst but I didn’t describe in detail how the buffers work on the Catalyst platform. In this post I will go into
This post will describe how NAT works. The reason for doing a blog post on NAT is twofold. There is a lack of good documents out there describing NAT and I want to do some learning for myself as well.
OSPF is one of the protocols where the details are very important. It has lots of bits and pieces to make it run in a proper way. I have described the forwarding address in an earlier post and this time
We start out with a basic topopology of 3 routers. R2 and R3 will peer to each others loopback. I have setup OSPF for full reachability in the network. First we test connectivity.
R2#ping 126.96.36.199 so lo0
Type escape sequence to abort.
Sending 5, 100-byte ICMP Echos to 188.8.131.52, timeout is 2 seconds:
Packet sent with a source address of 184.108.40.206
Success rate is 100 percent (5/5), round-trip min/avg/max = 40/53/80 ms
There is connectivity. We setup the
I’m back from London and it’s been a great experience. Many readers are interested in what the bootcamp is like. It is a big investment to go for so it is understandable that you want to know if it will
So we have the first 5 days completed now and it is time for some relaxing in the weekend and a bit of labbing as well. So far it has been great. Brian Dennis is both a great teacher and
Hey guys, On sunday I’m leaving for London. I’m attending INEs 10 day bootcamp. Hopefully this will be the next step in my studies. I hope to learn a lot and to meet a few new buddies as well. I’m