Floating static routes are known as something different in the world of Juniper. Qualified Next Hops. It allows an independent routing preference on a route where there is two routes to the same destination. This blog here will show you…

Currently I am getting a big dose of the Juniper sauce. I like it thus far. The device that has been getting my whistle wet is the SRX110. This bad boy was plonked between my desktop and current network. I…

–Network Address Translation, ASA 8.2 NAT is required for a number of scenarios and can be used in the most unusual places. Most common is translation of a private RFC 1918 address into a globally routed public IP address. An…

–Routing on ASA– The ASA supports static and dynamic routing protocols. As of ASA code release 8.3+ most routing protocols are supported. OSPF, EIGRP, RIPv2, and static routing are the protocols the ASA can use. Static Routes Static routes are…

It was my birthday in early October. Right before Network Field Day before. I received amongst many other treats a Nexus 7 tablet. I was very spoilt. Here within is my Nexus 7 review and how I have used it.…

NAT enhancements There are a few little tricks to improve NAT performance. The first would be translation timeout. Translation timeout returns a translated address back to the pool. The default is 3:00 hours. If you have a smaller pool or…

Once again the VLAN topic comes to the forefront but immediately I know this will apply to all aspects of the blueprint. The old adage goes something like “There are many ways to skin a cat”. Lets take the example of creating…

I have been reading into learning and study techniques lately. What has become apparent to me is that people sometimes get stumped. How do I tackle the blueprint? How do I know how deep to dig? What does the exam…

The importance of time should not be under estimated. NTP allows synchronisation of clock information across your network. I am labbing my ASA inside GNS3 and want to set up a router to be the Timekeeper! The idea of this firewall…

A private VLAN allows conservation of IP and VLANs via L2 separation within a VLAN. It allows web hosts and ISPs to segregate or group devices whilst conserving IP addressing.  PVLANs restrict communication between ports and allow communication with promiscuous …

Cisco have released a new specialisation for their concentration exams. Service Provider has been on the cards for a while now. The CCIP and CCIE SP have been the logical service provider tracks on offer from Cisco for some time.…

I thought about the content and direction I want to take my blog during the week. After some styling changes and a new menu system (menu inbound shortly) I think I am going to focus on a technology drill as…