So far the blog has configured logical routing and logical switching. This has provided us connectivity between our application tiers. It has come to a point now where an administrator will determine how their application will be accessed. To provide…

Quick one today and a memory refresh for myself. Routed L3 links between a SRX and an EX2200-C. I have currently two up links connected between the two. I want to advertise a L3 VLAN across to the SRX. I…

–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…

OSPF is something that still mystifies me. I know it is a vast and large protocol and I do hope I can dispel something today for you. “Why do other areas need to connect to area 0?” Picture a tree. Nice big…

NX-OS. Nexus Operating System. This operating system has a rich pedigree with its forefathers being heavily embedded in the storage world. SAN-OS originated from the Cisco MDS offerings which has been around since early last decade! Being thrust into the…

Welcome to my new series focussing on technologies and expanding on it. Working from basic to thorough we will establish the skills and knowledge required to understand and configure each technology. Open Shortest Path First is what is known as…