If you are seriously considering taking any CCIE certification then you need the assistance of a CCIE Training provider. There are many out there but this blog post is going to review my favourite vendor and the one I am using for my CCIE Training requirements. Providing CCIE Video Training, Workbooks, Bootcamps, and forums. InternetworkExpert […]
These pages are no longer being updated as I passed the Lab exam in August 2015, receiving my CCIE Plaque through the post was the end to a very long journey.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
It was announced at Cisco Live that there will be a CCIE Datacenter cert. Or CCIE Datacentre if you are in the UK! Great blog post from Mark Snow over at INE http://blog.ine.com/2011/07/14/cisco-live-2011-future-of-ccie-voice-data-center-and-overall-ccie-program/#more-5447 Just need to pass the R&S and then maybe this might be the next one. Any cheap Nexux 7000’s on ebay?
How does OSPF work out the interface cost? By default the ospf cost calculation is based on a reference bandwidth of 100Mb The calculation is Reference BW / Configured BW So for a 100Mb interface using the default reference bandwidth of 100Mb The calculation is 100Mb / 100Mb =1 However with modern networks 100Mb is […]
If you are trying to find the BGP best path selection algorithm on the DOC CD it has been removed from the 12.4 documentation for some crazy reason! You will need to go to this link https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/ip/border-gateway-protocol-bgp/13753-25.html Let’s examine each step in detail, you will need to master this document so print it off and […]
One of the essential elements of your CCIE studies is mastery of the DOC CD If you can find any topic on the DOC CD within 15 seconds you will have all the information you need at your fingertips. Today’s DOC CD location is PPOE From the top: www.cisco.com / support / configure / products […]
I tried to book my CCIE Lab exam today for next year and the system would not let me? The reason is my current CCIE Written Exam expires on the 21st December so I am unable to schedule a lab exam past this date. So I have to get out my CCIE Routing & Switching […]
After attending the INE 12 day bootcamp in the UK earlier this month I have completely revised my CCIE study guide. I had been going along in 1st gear doing a bit here and there an now realise the level I actually need to be studying at. Which is actually about 5th gear! Meeting other […]
One of the major parts of the CCIE Lab Exam is ensuring you have full reachability in your network. How do you ping all your addresses? TCL script or “Tickle Script” as it is usually pronounced is the answer to your problems. It is a very simple process which should not take any longer than […]
After passing your CCIE written exam for any track candidates must make an initial attempt at the lab exam within 18 months. There are 10 ccie lab locations worldwide. Bangalore, Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong, RTP (USA), San Jose, Sau Paulo (Brazil), Sydney & Tokyo Obviously the thought of taking your lab in a holiday […]
I was working through INE’s Vol 3 workbook tonight and thought I would do VTP. This should have been a very simple topic to master – there are not too many commands and it is a very simple technology. Although as many of you will know to be treated with care as it can destroy […]
Well today is the day I finally start my journey to become a CCIE. I have been in networking now for about 5 years soley in the Cisco field so I have a good amount of experience. Not much in Mulitcast, IPv6, BGP and MPLS so I am looking forward to learning more about them! […]