Cisco AAA Configuration

In driving, AAA is immensely helpful for travelers seeking to find their way or fixing problems. In IT, AAA — Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting — is immensely helpful as well, for network professionals on all levels seeking to find their way and fixing problems. In this article, Sean Wilkins will review AAA security functionality and […]

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Windows 7 Ad-Hoc Network Configuration

While it is not typically known by non-technical people, it is possible to connect Wi-Fi computers together without the use of a wireless router or access point; this feature is called Ad-Hoc networking. With Ad-Hoc networking, the multiple computers are connected directly to each other through the same wireless cards used to connect to the […]

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Cisco CCNP ROUTE 642-902: IPv6 Primer

A key topic on the CCNP ROUTE exam, this article helps you understand how the IPv6 protocol is structured and how the addresses are notated and organized. The use and implementation of IPv6 and its associated protocols is inevitable with the ongoing growth of worldwide connections, and it will be important for all people involved […]

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Quality of Service Configuration Basics for Cisco Professionals

When it comes to configuring Quality of Service (QoS) on Cisco equipment there are a couple of main concepts which must be understood. Cisco QoS is typically configured on modern equipment using the Modular QoS Command-line interface (MQC). With MQC, traffic is classified using the class-map and match commands, traffic policy is defined using the […]

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Windows Server 2008 R2 DirectAccess Configuration

If you read my DirectAccess overview article you know the basics of what DirectAccess is used for and generally how it is used to make life easier. This article looks a little more in depth at the configuration steps required to implement DirectAccess. To read the entire article, please follow the accompanying link: http://blog.pluralsight.com/server-2008-directaccess-configuration

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CCNP ROUTE 642-902: Basic Route Redistribution

Route redistribution is one of many concepts that are very important to understand at the professional level. The Cisco ROUTE exam has a whole section (Implement an IPv4 or IPv6 Based Redistribution Solution, given a network design and a set of requirements), which is dedicated to redistribution and it is an integral part of both […]

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Introduction to MPLS: Multiprotocol Label Switching for Cisco Professionals

In the last 15-20 years there have been a number of different technologies used to both terminate network traffic and transport this traffic from source to destination. These technologies include a number of which are well known including Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Frame Relay, Ethernet, PPP among others. All of these technologies had their various […]

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Exam Profile: CompTIA Network+ N10-004

Pearson Certification provides a variety of exam preparation tools to help our customers in their quest for certification. As part of our service to you, we have developed this Exam Profile series. Each profile is developed based on the testing experience of one of our trainers or authors. You won’t get exact questions or answers, […]

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