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The Evils of ASA Licensing

Its not a matter of if — its a matter of when. Anyone whose worked on an ASA will eventually (if no properly planned) fine themselves tshooting a issue that isnt broke at all. BTW — these new licenses are nasty! I just got my new one in and I prefer the...

OSPF Link Count field

A good tip to know when one is studying OSPF for either their CCNP or CCIE. R10#sh ip ospf data             OSPF Router with ID (150.1.10.10) (Process ID 1)                 Router Link States (Area 0) Link ID         ADV Router      Age         Seq#       Checksum...

Case of the Missing Netflow Output

Ran into a very strange issue that ultimately  turn out to be a basic CCNP R&S topic. It involved, EIGRP, BGP, Netflow, and Redistirbution…. Was a warm September day in Midtown Manhattan when I got the call of users complaining of “slow internet”...

It’s all the same crap

Found an very interesting article off of Greg Ferro’s Etherrealmind page that I would like to share with all of you http://etherealmind.com/rant-precious-snowflake-infrastructure-everywhere/ Greg brings up a VERY good point I’ve been seeing in the industry...