After the long nights of studying and the weekends away from your family and friends, wife and children. Many network engineers have times where they say “is the CCIE still worth it? This is a sentence I have spoken many times and for everyone the CCIE is a personal journey, one which most people will […]
These pages are no longer being updated as I passed the Lab exam in August 2015, receiving my CCIE Plaque through the post was the end to a very long journey.
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All the posts below are in chronological order from when I passed the CCIE Lab
Whilst configuring an MPLS lab I came across the force option on the MPLS LDP router-id command and was not sure what it did? After reading the documentation I will now explain the MPLS LDP router-id process and the relevance of the Force option. How the LDP Router-ID is derived If the MPLS Router-ID command […]
I have let my CCIE Written Exam expire and I need to schedule my CCIE Lab Exam! So I am going to just brush up on a few topics and get this exam passed. The topic I am going to be focussing on today is Implement IPv6 From the exam topics you need to be […]
If you are studying for the CCIE or in fact any Cisco Certification you will need access to Lab Equipment. But what CCIE Lab Equipment do you need. The current CCIE R&S v4 lab exam will test you on the following hardware Cisco 1841 Integrated Service Router, running IOS 12.4(T) Advanced Enterprise Services Cisco 3825 […]
The CCIE salary is no longer what is used to be. Working in IT in the late 90’s the CCIE was the certification to get, based on a gruelling 2 day exam with most students not passing on their first attempt anyone who passed was offered high paying jobs or were snapped up by Cisco. […]
show ip protocols summary or sh ip prot sum This very simple command will show you all the current routing protocols running on the router. If you are logging onto any router for the first time, and especially during the CCIE lab this command will instantly tell you what protocols are running and what the […]