The Airconsole 2.0 XL sold by www.get-console.com is advertised as "The only serial adapter you will ever need!" This is certainly going to be my new favourite wireless console cable. Airconsole XL 2.0 Bluetooth Console Cable The generous guys at Get-console have sent me … [Read more...] about Wireless Console Cable – Airconsole XL 2.0 Review
In my opinion F5 are the market leader in load balancing appliances. If you are just starting out and want to get some experience on the platform how do you do it? With a new F5 4000s coming in around $30,000 its not a cheap box to put in your lab. The answer is the F5 … [Read more...] about F5 Virtual Appliance – How to install the VE LTM on ESXi
Well the post that I have been dreaming of writing since the start of this blog is actually being written. I passed the CCIE Lab Exam in Routing and Switching v5 in Brussels last week and am now CCIE #50038 It has been a journey and as readers of this blog will know it is … [Read more...] about I passed the CCIE Lab Exam!
As your network grows bigger and your internet traffic grows, it starts to make sense to peer directly with other networks rather than simply pay an ISP to deliver all that traffic. Peering is one of the areas in life where the Pareto principle, also known as the 80-20 rule … [Read more...] about Peering with Route Servers
How to build CCIE V5 Lab using ESXi and CSR1000v Cloud Services Router This post will detail how to build a CCIE v5 lab using Vmware and the Cisco CSR1000v cloud services routers. It will detail the issues I faced which should hopefully help you make this build a lot … [Read more...] about CSR1000V – How to build CCIE V5 Lab with Cloud Services Router
Do you want to perform a Cisco 3850 IOS Upgrade? This short post will show you how to upgrade the software on a single Cisco 3850 switch or a 3850 stack, using TFTP and USB. The Cisco 3850 IOS upgrade procedure is very easy but it is a bit different than the usual software … [Read more...] about How to upgrade software on a Cisco 3850 Switch