Author: Bill

Back on the Certification path 4

Back on the Certification path

Recently, I made the decision to return to my goal of Cisco Certification.  Between a crazy schedule at work and home it has been a struggle to find those extra hours to devote to certification...

NAT Overview for CCNA 0

NAT Overview for CCNA

As I prepare for the CCNA, I collected all my various notes and have tried to put the highlights here for quick reference as my test date approaches. 3 Types of NAT: Dynamic NAT...

How to configure a VTP Server and Client 0

How to configure a VTP Server and Client

VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) is Cisco’s proprietary protocal for propagating VLAN information that exists on one switch to another switch.  The advantage of VTP is that it eliminates the need to create VLANs on...

Helpful Cisco Documents 0

Helpful Cisco Documents

I always need to look up features on different Cisco routers and switches.  Cisco actually produces two documents that let you quickly see all the available models and associated features: Cisco Router Guide Cisco...

How to make a T1 loopback 0

How to make a T1 loopback

Sometimes you need a quick and easy way to test a T1 connection on a piece of equipment.  For example, you want to make sure that the T1 WIC on your router is working....

t1-crossover 5

How to make a T1 Crossover cable

In setting up my home lab, one thing that I needed to do was communicate between my routers using the T1 WICs.  For the physical cable connection it is necessary to use a T1...