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July 13, 2008  6:03 AM

Sample I.T. Security Policy – Internet Security

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Exchange, Internet Security, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Network Documentation, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Networking, Policies, Routers, Security, Servers, Switches

Finally we are completing this series; here we go with the last topic. It’s Internet Security Policy which is very important to have for any organization. I would welcome your comments which may encourage me to come up with more interesting stuff....

July 12, 2008  8:06 AM

Good Documentation is must for Network troubleshooting

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Fiber, Network Documentation, Network Troubleshooting, Networking, Redundency, Routers, SFP, Switches

Dear Friends

Today after a good weekend when I came back to my office, I figured out two our switches has problems with the redundant links. It would have consumed more time if I had no proper...

July 9, 2008  12:03 PM

Open Source Network Gateway

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Content Filtering, Gateway, Linux, Network Gateway, Networking, Open Source, Open VPN, Protocol Control, Spam Blocker, Untangle, VMware

In our organization internet management was a big issue, since we had no budget allocated to Internet management I was worried? How should I control our internet usage? Tried to convince the management to buy content filtering appliances, unfortunately...

July 8, 2008  8:20 AM

Sample I.T. Security Policy – Remote Access Security

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Microsoft Windows, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Network Security, Networking, Policies, Remote Access Secuirty, Security, Server Security, Servers

Finally we are almost proceeding towards the completion of the Sample I.T Security policy, we have just two more topics to cover. Coming days I will try to complete that, here we are with Remote Access Security

July 7, 2008  10:47 AM

Cisco Catalyst Switches are Certified Green!

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Certfied Green, Cisco 2950, Cisco 3560, Cisco 3560-E, Cisco 3750-E, Switches

I was just browsing Cisco website and figured out Cisco happens to be the first company to achieve the new certification, Certified Green by Miercom. Just to brief you about Miercom is a leading network product test center and consultancy firm. The...

July 6, 2008  6:25 AM

How to restrict the web access to Cisco Switches & Routers.

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
access-lists, Cisco, Cisco 3560, Cisco 3745, Cisco 6500, Routers, Switches

 Here in this example I am going to show you how to restrict the web access to any Cisco IOS Switch or Router. If web-based administration of the switch is necessary, then restrict HTTP access to the switch. Configure a standard access-list (e.g., 11) that allows only the administrators’...

July 5, 2008  11:37 AM

Fiber Runner – Great for Data Centers

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, DataCenter, Fiber Runner, Networking, Nexus, Panduit, Racks, Switches

Other Day I was in a seminar Data Center Stratergy 3.0 organised by Cisco.Leading local industry pundits attended this seminar and it was a simply great. Cisco officially launched Nexus 5000 in this part of the region. There were some good presentations and case studies on Nexus...

July 5, 2008  6:35 AM

Sample I.T Security Policy – Data Security

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Backup, Data Security, DataCenter, Exchange, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Networking, Routers, Security, Switches

As we are proceeding ahead, and we have two more topics to be covered to complete this Sample I.T Security Policy, hope fully it will be good and useful to you all. I would like to have some comments which may boost my morale to take up more interesting things in future. Here we are with Data...

July 1, 2008  11:20 AM

Cisco Cool tips- Series 4 -Show modules

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco 6500, Cisco Tips, Networking, Switches

Here is one more cool command which shows a summary of modules installed in a Cisco 6500 Switch. MBGF-DAC-6500-BB02#sho modules Mod Ports Card Type Model Serial No. --- ----- -------------------------------------- ------------------...

July 1, 2008  7:25 AM

New CCNA Certifications– CCNA Voice, CCNA Security & CCNA Wireless

Posted by: Yasir Irfan
CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, CCNA Wireless, Cisco Learning

As the network trends are changing so does Cisco, they came up with three new certifications. The hot new areas for CCNA Certifications are Voice, Security and Wireless. Intorduction of these three certifications can assure and help you to verify the specialized skills that are great demand among...

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