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

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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 […]

Enable Support for Nested 64bit & Hyper-V VMs in vSphere 5/5.5

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With the release of vSphere 5/ 5.5, one of the most sought out feature from VMware is the ability to run nested 64bit and Hyper-V guest virtual machines in a virtual ESXi instance. Previous to this, only 32bit virtual machines were supported as the VT-x/AMD-V Hardware Virtualization CPU instructions could not be virtualized and presented […]

Configuring VLAN’s in SonicOS Enhanced firmware with the SonicWALL appliances with Cisco L2 Switch

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Network Setup: Deployment Steps: Step 1: Creating Virtual Interfaces on the SonicWALL. Step 2: Configuring VLANs on Cisco L2 Switch. Step 3: How to test this scenario. Procedure: To Create the Virtual interfaces on the SonicWALL: Step 1: Creating VLAN 10 and VLAN 20 on X0 Port: 1. Login to the SonicWALL Management Interface 2. Navigate to Network > […]