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CCNA Security

I finally have some extra time to continue studying for my CCNA Security certificate.  I wanted to be finished with the book before my classes start again in January, so I figured if I do two chapters a day I will do just that.  Much of it is just a review as I have had experience using Cisco Firewalls in a production environment over the past year.  I also have my Cisco routers, switches and firewalls in my home lab that I use on a day to...

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PIX-1FE card for the PIX 515E Firewall

I was looking into my PIX 515E Firewall and working on my plan to integrate it into my live network.  While reading up on some information about configuring the PIX Firewall I found I should put my email and web server in a DMZ and keep the rest of my internal network in the inside network off the inside port of the firewall. The first problem I found was my PIX only had two network interfaces, so I had to purchase this PIX-1FE card to...

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Upgrading Cisco IOS and TFTP on OS X

Upgrading Cisco IOS and TFTP on OS X

Today I was going over my Static routing and RIP materials and while following along I came upon an issue.  I first noticed the problem on Router 1 when I entered the command Router Rip and then tried the command No Auto Summarization, the router didn’t know what I was talking about.  I also looked for the version command, it didn’t exist either.  So the router could only do RIP v1, this was not going to work.  My other two...

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ICND2, Switching, PTP WAN Links, PPP and Frame Relay

I finished up my ICND1 material over the weekend and I think I’m moving along quite nicely.  I am now working on the ICND2 videos, and they  are very involved.  A lot of material to go over.  How I am going about it is to watch all the videos first, just sit back and listen and see how it all works.  This will give me something to build upon.  Once I’m done I’ll do some labs and just run through them and see how things...

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