Back to the Grind! Finished review, bullet points of major details of most topics covered up to GLBP segment!

Not sure why the Batman slapping Robin picture, but I just had to use it 🙂 For the sake of lighting a fire under myself to get back on the grind to finish my CCNP, I've paid for the 300-115 SWITCH exam in 6 weeks, so I will be pounding through some review each day … Continue reading Back to the Grind! Finished review, bullet points of major details of most topics covered up to GLBP segment!

SDM – Switching Database Manager Template configuration and demonstration (Not Security Device Mgr)!

I think that used to be my favorite questions on the old CCNA exam, because Security Device Manager was so intuitive to navigate the GUI, there is a similar tool ASDM for ASA's that can make life so much easier on them but getting that exact Java version / OS down for it to work … Continue reading SDM – Switching Database Manager Template configuration and demonstration (Not Security Device Mgr)!

Switching Frame Decision – To Filter, Flood, or Forward as the MAC table is built, and a brief look at Layer 2 history!

Lets start from the verrrrry beginning of Switching time, when Dinosaurs roamed the internet. First came the Hub (and Bridge) that acted as one single Collision and Broadcast domain, so all nodes on the network used essentially a shared medium, which was made possible by something called CSMA/CD. What is CSMA/CD? I'm glad you asked. … Continue reading Switching Frame Decision – To Filter, Flood, or Forward as the MAC table is built, and a brief look at Layer 2 history!