Introduction This post will look at the steps involved in BGP convergence and how it interacts with IGP to converge. Any network of scale will use route reflectors (RRs) so this post will focus on deployments with RRs. Networks running
Network Simulation – Cisco VIRL Now Available in the Cloud
There has been a lot happening around VIRL the last few weeks. A new release of VIRL just got released and today the VIRL team announced that they are adding support for running VIRL in the cloud. Cisco has chosen
CCDE – DMVPN Crypto Design Considerations
This post will describe some of the crypto design considerations for DMVPN. DMVPN Overview and Crypto Overhead First let’s have a quick recap of what Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) is. DMVPN is an overlay technology where multi point GRE tunnels
CCDE – Introduction to GET VPN and GET VPN Design Considerations
Introduction to GET VPN GET VPN is a Cisco proprietary technology aimed for private WAN designs where there is a need to encrypt the traffic. This may be due to regulatory requirements or just a need to keep traffic private.
Firewall – Some Insight into the Cisco ASA Failover Process
I’m currently working on a design and needed to verify some failover behavior of the Cisco ASA firewall. The ASA can run in active/active or active/standby mode where most deployments I see run in active/standby mode. When in a failover
CCDE – WAN Speeds and Basic Voice Calculation
I’m preparing for the CCDE practical and I was doing a practice scenario by Jeremy Filliben and I realized that I’m not comfortable with all of the WAN speeds so I might as well write a blog post on it.