BGP

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Configuring Basic BGP  Comparison with Other Scalable Routing Protocols Protocol Interior or Exterior Type Hierarchy Required? Metric OSPF Interior Link-state Yes Cost IS-IS Interior Link-state Yes Metric EIGRP Interior Advanced distance-vector No Composite BGP Exterior Path-Vector No Path-vector(attributes) When to Use BGP BGP use in an AS is most appropriate when the effects of BGP […]

EIGRP

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EIGRP (Enhanced Interior Gateway Protocol) Hybrid Protocol / Classless / Hello Packet Updates / AD of 90 Benefits Rapid Convergence – Uses Diffusing Update Algorithm (DUAL) to achieve rapid convergence.  If no appropriate backup route exists in the local routing table, EIGRP queries its neighbors to discover an alternative route Reduced bandwidth usage – EIGRP […]

OSPF

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OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) Link-State Protocol / Classless / Triggered Updates/ AD of 110 Characteristics Link-State Protocol Characteristics Responds quickly to network changes Send triggered updates when a network change occurs Send periodic updates, known as link-state refresh, at long time intervals, such as every 30 minutes. Uses a 2 layer are hierarchy Transit […]

Linux Core Virtual Appliances

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Core linux, Linux, Qemu, VirtualBox, VMware, VMware ESXI

Linux Core Network Host This part contains Qemu, VirtualBox and VMware images of the Core Linux. Depending on installed extensions,  images can be used used either as a network host or a Layer 3 switch. Thanks to this enhancement Linux Core network host can measure throughput, simulate, capture and filter network traffic. Similarly, the image with installed […]

RFC’s

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RFC’s The URL you want to visit is HERE Ethernet RFC 826 – Ethernet ARP RFC 903 – Reverse ARP RFC 894 – Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams over      Ethernet Networks RFC 2516 – A Method for Transmitting PPP Over Ethernet (PPPoE) Frame Relay RFC 1586 – Guidelines for Running OSPF Over […]

Standalone VMRC (VM Remote Console) vSphere 5.5 Update 2b

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The VMRC (VM Remote Console) has gone through several transitions from initially being available as a standalone Windows application to an integrated browser based plugin with the release of the vSphere Web Client. In the latest vSphere 5.5 Update 2b release, a new standalone VMRC has been re-introduced to provide an alternative way to launch […]