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February 9, 2015  5:08 AM

The Journey of CCIE – Work Books – Series 3

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE

In the previous post we did discussed about the Reference Materials available for CCIE R & S Lab, one thing I forgot to mention was Cisco documentation, this is a great tool and quite handy. You need to master this while preparing for the lab, try to figure out where the key topics are located...

February 8, 2015  5:09 AM

The Journey of CCIE –  Reference Materials – Series 2

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE

In my previous post we discussed about the mental preparations one should undergo before taking up the challenge of CCIE.  These posts are based on the experience I underwent  to achieve the CCIE Routing and Switching lab.

One has to read ,...


February 6, 2015  4:13 PM

The journey of CCIE  – Series 1

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE, Networking

As promised I am back here to share the journey I had, to accomplish the CCIE Routing and Switching Lab. I did received tons of emails, LinkedIN messages , phone calls, Facebook messages etc to know the approach I took. I believe the courage is what most of us lack to start the journey of CCIE....


February 2, 2015  7:50 PM

 Passed CCIE Routing & Switching Lab Exam

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE

By the grace of Almighty I passed the CCIE Routing and Switching lab exam. I have been preparing for this for almost a year and was vigorously working hard for past four months. The preparation kept me away from blogging for almost a year. My dream to peruse CCIE Routing and Switching has turned...


December 6, 2014  5:21 AM

VIRL is officially launched

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
Networking

The much awaited Cisco’s network simulation software Virtual Internet Routing Lab (VIRL) is available for all. It can be purchased from VIRL Website. We all know when it comes to practice for CCNP, CCIE or any other Cisco certifications we think of having some...


October 14, 2014  6:42 AM

What is Route Dampening?

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
Networking

In order to reduce the propagation of unstable routes also known as flapping routes, in BGP Protocol one can use the BGP feature called Route dampening. A route is considered to be flapping when its availability alternates repeatedly. Since BGP routing tables are huge, it’s not practical send...


October 2, 2014  5:31 AM

A review for “CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide Vol 1”

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
CCIE

I have been waiting eagerly and patiently for the release of the title CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide Vol 1 from Cisco Press. There were two reasons behind my...


January 27, 2014  11:22 AM

Cisco announces new CCNP Security Curriculum

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
Networking

Cisco with draws current CCNP Security curriculum by announcing the new set of Cisco CCNP Security exams namely 300-206 SENSS, 300-207 SITCS, 300-208 SISAS and 300-209...


January 17, 2014  10:42 AM

Are Catalyst 6800 Series Switches going to rule campus backbone like Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
Networking

Yesterday Cisco announced that they started shipping out their newly introduced Catalyst 6800 Series Switches. Currently they are shipping the Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL and 6880-X Switches. We all know when it comes to Campus backbone switches Cisco Catalyst...


December 13, 2008  6:27 AM

How to configure an interface to default settings in a Cisco Switch or a Cisco Router?

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco Routers, Cisco switches

This is a cool command to erase just the configuration for a particular interface in a Cisco Switch or a Cisco Router.

In the following example we will configure the...


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