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August 3, 2013  11:42 AM

What is EIGRP Over the Top?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco Systems, Cisco Tips, Network Technologies and Trends, Routers, What is EIGRP Over the Top?

In the recently concluded Cisco Live, Cisco made an interesting announcement about EIGRP. Yes Cisco is coming out with “EIGRP Over the Top (OTP)” which enables routers running EIGRP to peer across the service provider infrastructure without their involvement. An interesting feature which may...

April 17, 2012  5:38 AM

Data Center Security Policies and Procedures – part2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Authorized Access List, computer hardware, Data Center, Data Center access, Data Center Physical security policy, Data Center Security Policies and Practices, Electro-magnetic devices, outsourced, Radioactive materials, Routers, SANs, security solutions, Servers farms, staff access contractors access, Switches, vendors

In my previous article we came across the Data Center physical security policy and procedures and now let's see the more about the access provided to Data Centers,...


April 11, 2012  5:05 AM

Data Center Security Policies and Procedures – part1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
computer hardware, Data Center, Data Center Physical security policy, Data Center Security Polices and Procedures, Data Center Security Policies and Practices, Electro-magnetic devices, levels of access, Radioactive materials, Routers, SANs, security solutions, Servers farms, Switches

Data Centers are heart for any organization; Data Centers are the one which houses the majority of Servers farms, Switches, routers, security solutions, SANs and much more. These days we were asked to develop the Security Polices and Procedures for our Data Centre which I am going to share in...


August 27, 2011  10:22 AM

Cisco Introduces New Entry-Level Certifications – Series 3



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
640-692 RSTECH, 640-792 TPTECH, 640-893 DCTECH, CCT, Cisco CCT Data Center certification, Cisco CCT TelePresence certification, Cisco Certifications, Cisco Certified Technician, Cisco Command Line Interface (CLI) Cisco Command Line Interface (CLI) Tandberg, Cisco Learning Network Website, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Systems, Cisco TelePresence operating modes, Data Center, hot-swap, MSD 9000, Nexus 2000, Nexus 5000, Nexus 7000, Routers, SAN Switches, Supporting Cisco Data Center System Devices v1.0, Supporting Cisco Routing & Switching Network Devices v1.0, Supporting Cisco TelePresence System Devices v1.0 Cisco CCT Telepresence Certification, Switches, TAC tickets, telepresence, Telepresence business, troubleshooting

After acquiring Tandberg, Cisco Systems made a significant progress in Telepresence business. Now Telepresence is not just a mere conferencing solution this technology is widely used in entertainment business as well. Look at its popularity it was a right move by Cisco Systems to introduce the...


August 27, 2011  10:07 AM

Cisco Introduces New Entry-Level Certifications – Series 2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
640-692 RSTECH, 640-893 DCTECH, CCT, Cisco CCT Data Center certification, Cisco CCT TelePresence certification, Cisco Certifications, Cisco Certified Technician, Cisco Learning Network Website, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Systems, Data Center, hot-swap, MSD 9000, Nexus 2000, Nexus 5000, Nexus 7000, Routers, SAN Switches, Supporting Cisco Data Center System Devices v1.0, Supporting Cisco Routing & Switching Network Devices v1.0, Switches, TAC tickets, telepresence, troubleshooting

In my previous post I discussed about the introduction of Cisco Certified Technician...


August 24, 2011  7:38 PM

Cisco Introduces New Entry-Level Certifications – Series 1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
640-692 RSTECH, CCT, Cisco CCT Data Center certification, Cisco CCT TelePresence certification, Cisco Certifications, Cisco Certified Technician, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Systems, Data Center, hot-swap, Routers, Supporting Cisco Routing & Switching Network Devices v1.0, Switches, TAC tickets, telepresence, troubleshooting

Yesterday a major announcement came out from Cisco Systems. It's about the introduction of Cisco Certified Technician (CCT) to its career Certification Program. So with an introduction of


December 21, 2010  5:29 AM

What is GLBP and how it can be configured in Cisco Devices? – Series 2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
active virtual forwarder, active virtual gateway, and how to configure Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GBLP) in Cisco Routers and Cisco Catalyst Switches, and Supervisor 720 with IOS Release 12.2(17a) SX4, AVF, AVG, backup or secondary virtual forwarders, Catalyst 6500 Supervisor 2, CCNP 642-813 Exam, CCNP tips, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco proprietary protocol, Cisco Routers, Gateway Load Balancing Protocol, GBLP, Host-Dependent, Hot Standby Routing Protocol, how Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) does load balancing, HSRP, IOS Release 12.2(14) SY4, Load balancing algorithms, load balancing techniques, Round Robin, Routers, Switches, Virtual MAC address, virtual MAC addresses, Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol, VRRP, Weighted, What is GLBP and how it can be configured in Cisco Devices? - Series 1

  In my previous post I was discussing about Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP), now let's see how Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) does...


December 8, 2010  7:59 AM

What is GLBP and how it can be configured in Cisco Devices? – Series 1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
active virtual forwarder, active virtual gateway, and how to configure Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GBLP) in Cisco Routers and Cisco Catalyst Switches, and Supervisor 720 with IOS Release 12.2(17a) SX4, AVF, AVG, backup or secondary virtual forwarders, Catalyst 6500 Supervisor 2, CCNP 642-813 Exam, CCNP tips, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco proprietary protocol, Cisco Routers, Gateway Load Balancing Protocol, GBLP, Hot Standby Routing Protocol, HSRP, IOS Release 12.2(14) SY4, load balancing techniques, Routers, Switches, virtual MAC addresses, Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol, VRRP, What is GLBP and how it can be configured in Cisco Devices? - Series 1

  GLBP better known as Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GBLP) is a Cisco proprietary protocol especially designed overcome the limitations of Hot Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP) and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP). The added feature to Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP) is it can...


October 21, 2009  5:57 AM

Do you think routers are dead?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco Web Cast, ISR G2, ISR Routers, Networking, Routers, Routers Are Dead Long Live the Router, TechWise TV, Web Cast

  Cisco’s TechWise TV is webcasting a  60 minute Episode on 29th of October 2009  with a title '”Routers Are Dead. Long Live the Router!” where you can learn the Cisco integrated services router will dramatically simplify your branch architecture and greatly reduce your network...


December 13, 2008  6:27 AM

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



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Cisco 2950, Cisco 2960, Cisco 3560, Cisco 3745, Cisco 3750-E, Cisco 6500, Cisco 6500 Series Catalyst Switch, Cisco 6503, Cisco 877W Router, Cisco Catalyst 6503-E Switch, Cisco Catalyst 6506-E Switch, Cisco Catalyst 6509-E Switch, Cisco Catalyst 6509-V-E Switch, Cisco Catalyst 6513 Switch, Cisco IOS, Cisco Tips, Router Troubleshooting, Routers, Routing, Routing and Switching, Switches, Switching

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 interface fast Ethernet 0/9...


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