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Stuart Fordham
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Picture the scene… We have four sites. Each site has a VPN to each of the other sites, forming a mesh, with default routes pointing to the vIOS router. Traffic from each of the PCs to the other PCs works fine. All is good, right? Here are the pings from…

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While I plan out how my lab practice will look, it would be good to have something to actually test the security side of the CCIE Security. There is a Linux build, called Kali, designed with all sorts of penetration testing in mind, making it ideal for…

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It is time to start planning how I will be practicing for the CCIE Security v5 written and lab. In this post, I will be looking at the requirements, comparing these against the v4, trying to work out if I need to buy a new ESXi server, and trying to gauge…

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I have been doing a lot of work with AnyConnect recently. I have been setting up DAP policies to lock down the environments and rolled it out cautiously. No one likes locking users out of VPNs, and after some tooing and frowing with Cisco over issues with…

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EVE-NG a brief look.

I am a bit late in looking at EVE-NG, most of my vSphere resources have been gobbled up by ACI over the last few months, but now it is time to turn off UNetLab and fire up the new version, known as EVE-NG (Emulated Virtual Environment Next Generation).…

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CCIE Security - Starting again, from the beginning #ciscochampion

It has been a while since I thought about my CCIE Security. You may recall that I attempted the lab last year, and bombed out completely. Well, after six months, it’s time to get back on that particular horse. I am going to do it right this time. There…

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It is 2017! Long-time, no see. How are you? #ACI #CiscoChampion #CyberOps #CCIE

It is now 2017! It feels like a long time since I posted. It’s been just under three months… and what a three months it’s been. 2017 is certainly shaping up to be an awesome year! So, what have I been up to, I hear you ask? New challenges: In November, I…

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X tricks to help you pass the CCIE lab #CCIE #pass #tricks

There are no fool-proof tricks to help you pass the CCIE lab. You can increase your passing changes with a couple of tricks. These tricks will help you reduce your typing error rate, and speed you through any troubleshooting sections.

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Why #Kim #Kardashian would #suck at #network #security

Unless you have been living under a rock, recently, then you will have heard that Kim Kardashian was robbed, last month, while on a trip to Paris. The search is still on for the perpetrators and to recover the stolen loot (reported to be somewhere between…

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Troubleshooting NX-OS blank session in UNetLab #nexus #nx-os #unetlab

Some you have said that you get a blank console session when connecting to an NX-OS node in UNetLab. In this post, we will look at some basic steps for troubleshooting NX-OS in UNL. Please note, though, I cannot replicate the issue and have tried with…
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