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My CCNA Lab

Now that I have everything in place and I’m done working on my live network for the time being I am able to focus on setting up my CCNA Lab. I think it’s turning out pretty nice, makes the room a bit warm (and loud), but that can be dealt with as I won’t have the lab equipment on all the time.   In fact to make it easier to shut down my entire lab at once I plugged all the routers and switches that deal with just the...

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CCNA Exam 640-802

I’ll be reading over all my Cisco materials for the next two months and then at the end of February I will be taking my CCNA Exam from Cisco. I’ve taken certification exams in the past, so I have a pretty good idea of what to expect. I’ll be doing my exam first thing in the morning (which is 10 a.m. for the exam site that is near me). I’m doing this as I should be at my best mentally at that time of day. I’m...

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Starting my CCNA track

I’ve been thinking of getting my CCNA for a bit now and decided now is the time to get moving.  I have a number of books and  training material to help me out on my learning experience.  The best item I would say is my video training from Train Signal with Chris Bryant.  It’s easy to follow along with and he covers all the details that you need.  However I learn best when I can get my hands on actual equipment and make it work...

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