I honestly hope this is a really boring post as its been a long day / weekend for me! I do hope this is a very boring demonstration of my work just working this blog, as I spent Friday into Saturday AM making most of it, and have mostly been taking advantage of the beautiful … Continue reading Python3 Network Programming – Demonstrating Python script execution, link to this GNS3 Topology shown, and other useful links for GNS3 setup! (Part 2/2)
Its not too deep into complex configurations, but turning it up a notch 🙂 I am still do some no-no's like setting the "enable secret" password in plain text in the code templates, which will be something I address down the road, I've decided to add a few devices and a few old friends from … Continue reading Python3 Network Programming – Configuring a larger, more complex Topology using Python 3! All code / scripts used, devices explained, and some troubleshooting! (Part 1/2)
Will cover the three FHRP's for the CCNP R/S in the article, review some very basics of each protocol, and jump into commands to troubleshoot them on TSHOOT day! HSRP (Hot Standby Router Protocol) Review and Troubleshooting Review HSRP is Cisco Propriety HSRP works on both Layer 3 switches and Cisco Routers Hello 3 sec … Continue reading TSHOOT – HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP First Hop Redundancy Protocol review and troubleshooting!
Wanted to jot down some bullet point style notes as to the differences between the 3 FHRP's that you will see on exam day for SWITCH, and a few things you may also see on ROUTE at the bottom for Authentication and creating "Tracking objects" to increment and decrement values of the different Priority #'s … Continue reading HSRP vs VRRP vs GBLP – All Default settings, Authentication, and important quick notes for Exam day!
The above Topology will be configured in the bottom section for MHSRP / Load-Balancing, but first a quick review of the HSRP Active / Standby election, followed by Preemption and Interface tracking. HSRP Election Overview The election specifically for the "Active Router" only happens upon initial bootup of the Router Group, if the Active Router … Continue reading HSRP – Election Review, Preemption, Interface Tracking, Multiple HSRP (MHSRP) Load-Balancing, and Authentication!
Though there are two physical switches shown with local IP Addresses configured, these represent a single "Virtual Router" as seen by hosts on the LAN, with a single shared IP Address between both devices. Fundamentals of Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) / Operation explained HSRP is a Cisco proprietary protocol defined by RFC 2281, which … Continue reading HSRP – Fundamentals, Version 2 details, a basic configuration / verification of a Standby Group, and some misc gotchas!