The "Breakout Tool" in CML allows you to use Putty and VNC to control lab devices, but it is risky to config! The CML 2 VM labbing environment opens devices in a rather rigid and difficult to work with embedded console window like you would see in a DevNet learning lab on developer.cisco.com, fortunately they … Continue reading CML 2 Breakout Tool Configuration for Windows 10 – Step by step guide on how to enable using Putty / VNC outside of CML 2 (hooray for Putty)!
Yes it took me hours just to plan and draw this Topology in EVE, and after opening 18 CLI windows for each device, I've appreciated just opening the CLI's of one site at a time, 18 command prompts will make you feel out of chair staring at long enough 🙂 I'm calling an audible here … Continue reading Quick break from studies to configure HUGE Lab, reinforcing CCNP R/S Skills, and setting up for new ones to be labbed!
Life has knocked me out from taking the SWITCH exam towards the end of my studies due to medical issues, time to start hitting back at completion of this exam and TSHOOT for the CCNP! Route has been passed, time to knock the SWITCH exam out, and then will be right onto the TSHOOT exam. … Continue reading BACK TO THE GRIND, AND TIME TO KNOCK THIS SWITCH EXAM OUT!!!
Not for the R/S exams, but real world info that will probably help many engineers, Thank you again Marufu for this equivalency / mapping between 8.2 and 8.3+!!! @@@@@@@ PORT FORWARDONG ASA 8.2 CODE @@@@@@@@@ port forward using the outside interface to inside address of 172.16.2.14 for ports 15515 and 15516, the outside interface … Continue reading Network Job Stuff – ASA 8.2 to 8.3+ equivalent config example, ASA Anyconnect (working) Template!
Dark fiber can ruin your day in the place of work, or on the lab, if you are stuck with non-Cisco branded SFP Transceivers that are the correct model number, but not the correct make (Cisco) for the switch without this hidden service. The Cisco SFP Compatibility matrix can be found here, which I did … Continue reading non-CCNP Note (again) – How to force Cisco switch to accept non-Cisco SFP Transceiver!
I couldn't find a picture on the internet of the exact location on a physical Meraki MR device, so I wanted to post this up here in case anyone else is looking and cannot find a clear picture, the serial number is one of two bar codes on the Manufacturer sticker on the device. The … Continue reading Meraki MR / Meraki Access Point Serial Number location on device – Quick break from CCNP notes!