The Journey of a Network Engineer:

December, 2010

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December 29, 2010  3:30 AM

Certified Cisco Design Associate – CCDA

Sulaiman Syed Profile: Sulaiman Syed

This exam will touch the topics of enterprise network in a brief yet fundamentally important way. It covers all the basics from wireless, VOIP, and the enterprise model. I would recommend to study this not for the sake of certifications but the great knowledge acquired . It shows what are...

December 26, 2010  3:45 AM

How to aggregate ports?

Sulaiman Syed Profile: Sulaiman Syed

In many cases we would require higher bandwidth within the organization while we have 1GB uplinks, or we stack switches and want to have multiple uplinks from each switch, or just to keep redundant link that is unblocked by STP. All these are simple scenarios that we face and the solution is...


December 25, 2010  4:20 AM

AirWave

Sulaiman Syed Profile: Sulaiman Syed

Last week, we were contacted by Aruba networks. They were marketing their latest WiFi solutions, and Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


December 19, 2010  3:46 AM

How to manipulate BGP Routes – part 3

Sulaiman Syed Profile: Sulaiman Syed

This is the last part of BGP route manipulation. As discussed in the earlier entries, routes can be manipulated by

  • neighbor distribute-list (standard ACL / extended ACL)
  • neighbor prefix-list
  • neighbor...


December 16, 2010  4:46 AM

How to manipulate BGP Routes – part 2

Sulaiman Syed Profile: Sulaiman Syed

As discussed earlier, BPG mainly uses 4 variations to manipulate the routes

  • neighbor distribute-list (standard ACL / extended ACL)
  • neighbor prefix-list
  • neighbor filter-list
  • neighbor route-map...


December 12, 2010  1:19 AM

How to manipulate BGP Routes – part 1

Sulaiman Syed Profile: Sulaiman Syed

After knowing how BGP select the best route for the routing update, using the BGP PAs. The next step would be to manipulate these PAs to give the desired route for NLRI BPG mainly uses 4 variations to manipulate the routes:

  • neighbor distribute-list (standard ACL /...


December 7, 2010  2:59 AM

How to use IP Prefix List?

Sulaiman Syed Profile: Sulaiman Syed

IP prefix list mostly used with route filtering in IGP (OSPF, IS-IS, EIGRP) and EGP (BGP) protocols. At first sight, the command will look confusing, but it is pretty simple and straight forward. Prefix list can be used with route map, and they would be referred...


December 3, 2010  2:10 AM

How BGP selects the best route?

Sulaiman Syed Profile: Sulaiman Syed

Since, i started studying for CCIE, i would start writing technical topics that are either difficult or interesting, and present them in easy way. BGP is one of the most interesting routing protocols out there. The interesting part lies in the way routes can be manipulated. There are many Path...


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