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LACP vs static link aggregation

What is static link aggregation? Static link aggregation is a method of combining or bundling of multiple switch ports or nics to form a single etherchannel. It increases throughput and redundancy for the two connecting devices. A static link aggregation…


How to setup a simple Cisco IOS Firewall

Classic Firewall There are two configuration models to setup a firewall on IOS; the classic firewall (used to be called CBAC – Context based access control) and the zone based firewall. In this post I’m going to document how to…


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NEW Cisco IOS method for configuring Radius Server

Setting up Radius using the old IOS cli If you entered the following for setting up radius server, radius-server host 192.168.1.1 you will get the following warning message informing you that you there is a new way of configuring radius…



Cisco switchport mode access vs switchport access vlan

What’s the difference between “switchport mode access” and “switchport access vlan xx”? First of all, both commands are required to set the switch to an access port. switch(config-if)# switchport mode access This above command disables DTP – Dynamic Trunking Protocol…




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Cisco ASA VPN filter tips and misc

Cisco ASA VPN filters are relatively simple to setup. However there are a few things you should know before you start configuring them. Since version 7.0(1) sysopt connection permit-ipsec is enabled by default. Meaning VPN traffic bypasses interface access-lists (Version…


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The Cisco IP Phone manual – Guide and Basics Part II

Conference Create a Standard Conference Call using Confrn 1. Call your first participant. Standard Conference Call using Confrn requires you to call each conference participant. The maximum number of participants is 6. 2. During the connected call, press the Confrn…


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The Cisco IP Phone manual – Guide and Basics

Searching for a Cisco IP phone manual? This guide will give you a detailed step by step instruction on how to use some of the most basic features. Dial From the Corporate Directory Dial From the Corporate Directory 1. Press…