TSHOOT – Management Plane vs Control Plane vs Data Plane, MPP (Management Plane Protection) review for exam day!

This graphic that I created to help myself understand CEF Hardware Packet Switching is also very similar to the Management Plane vs Control Plane vs Data (Forwarding) plane. Management Protocols run at the Management Plane (hence the name Mgmt Plane) is where Management Protocols such as SSH / Telnet / SNMP / HTTP / HTTPS … Continue reading TSHOOT – Management Plane vs Control Plane vs Data Plane, MPP (Management Plane Protection) review for exam day!

TSHOOT – Mgmt Tools (NTP / Syslog / SNMP / IP SLA Tracking) review and troubleshooting for exam day!

If a trouble ticket pops up for these an issue with these protocols, to know if a protocols port # is not being forwarded correctly, or being blocked by an ACL somewhere, in addition to all the other misconfigurations that might go wrong. For IP SLA, perhaps someone can correct me here in the comments, … Continue reading TSHOOT – Mgmt Tools (NTP / Syslog / SNMP / IP SLA Tracking) review and troubleshooting for exam day!

TSHOOT – Using CLI Tools Part 2 – Ping, Extended Ping, Traceroute, Telnet, SNMP, Netflow, EEM (Embedded Event Mgr), FTP reviewed!

I was going to demonstrate some concepts in packet tracer to make writing out explanations a bit quicker, but I need to speed up my grind a bit here, so I'm just going to foot to the floor these next few explanation before I take a break from blogging to really put my nose to … Continue reading TSHOOT – Using CLI Tools Part 2 – Ping, Extended Ping, Traceroute, Telnet, SNMP, Netflow, EEM (Embedded Event Mgr), FTP reviewed!

SNMP – Refresher from ROUTE studies, important to know basic terminology and concepts, and some (long winded) syntax examples if you dare!

Thank you to Wikipedia.com for the above diagram, not sure if it entirely helps explain the data-flow, but it shows the components of SNMP (and yes I've made my donation!) This is a lot to cram into the brain with the slam of complex topics toward the end, so I'd just try to keep the … Continue reading SNMP – Refresher from ROUTE studies, important to know basic terminology and concepts, and some (long winded) syntax examples if you dare!

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) Fundamentals, very important configuration notes for exam day!

I will keep this brief and right to the points of SNMP, as it is St. Patricks Day night, and I really don't have any other better plans... I'm just tired from work and its about nap time. That being said, SNMP is a "polling" protocol used to carry network information traffic on UDP port … Continue reading SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) Fundamentals, very important configuration notes for exam day!