Cisco Gateway Load Balance Protocol (GLBP) Configuration

The configuration of a basic Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) implementation is not all that complex, and resembles a lot the configuration of Cisco’s Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) if the reader is more familiar with that protocol. This section first covers the configuration process steps and commands that are used to perform a basic […]

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Cisco Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) Configuration

The configuration of a basic Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) implementation is not all that complex, and resembles a lot the configuration of Cisco’s Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) if the reader is more familiar with that protocol. This section first covers the configuration process steps and commands that are used to perform a basic […]

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Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) Configuration

Once you’ve had the ability to read the first article in this series or if you have previous knowledge of Cisco’s Hot Standby Redundancy Protocol (HSRP), you should then read this article. This article takes the concepts that were covered in the initial article and offers a little more information about how the HSRP devices […]

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Tips for acing the new CCNA exams

Doesn’t it feel like vendors always update their certifications as soon as you get comfortable with them? Well, it’s happening again! Cisco has updated its main associate-level routing and switching certification, the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). But don’t fret; the content that’s getting a reboot only makes up about 25 percent of the test. […]

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What Is Virtual Networking?

The term virtual or virtualization is becoming more and more common in the overall IT marketplace. However, when people hear the terms, they typically relate it to client and server virtualization, since those have been around for some time and are considered mature by most people in the IT field. But a newer virtualization type […]

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Cisco IOS Image Security

This article discusses Cisco IOS image types and provides methods to ensure that the images are complete and have not been modified. It also briefly covers digital signatures that are possible with newer Cisco hardware. Overview The previous article talked about the different Cisco IOS image types, the image file-naming structure, and the different ways […]

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