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Back to the Basics: Cisco ASA Firewall Configuration Guide

It's always good to get a refresher once in a while! Especially when Cisco has developed their line-up of next-generation firewalls. Cisco's most recent improvements to their next-generation firewall family are the ASA 5506-X, 5508-X, 5516-X, and 5585-X with FirePOWER modules. The new …

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Cisco IOS DHCP Server Configuration

Cisco devices running Cisco programming incorporate Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers and transfer specialist programming. The Cisco IOS DHCP server is a full usage server that allocates and oversees IP addresses from determined location pools inside the gadget to DHC …

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Comparing the 2960-XR & 3850 Switches to Step Up Your Network Capacity

We often have clients come to us looking for a Cisco Catalyst 2960XR switch, fully knowing it fits their network requirements. They’ve done their research, they’ve come to a solid understanding of how to fit their needs, and the end product is even in their budget! We love it when the …

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Deep Dive Comparison: Cisco's Catalyst 6500 & 6800 Switches

Gigabit Ethernet modules deliver the predictable performance for bandwidth in aggregation and core layer. The Cisco Catalyst 6800 and 6500 Family Switches offer a variety of 10-Gigabit Ethernet modules. These 32-port cards will help you make the transition from 1-Gb to 10-Gb through l …

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A New Bug in Cisco Kit, Stop It Before It Takes Your's Down

cisco asa bug fix from pivit global

Something is killing a number of Cisco ASAs (Adaptive Security Appliances) after 18 months, specifically ASA5508 and ASA5516 - it’s faulty register in some of them. Today we share the news behind the failure as well as an alternative to keep your system up and running at full capacity …

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6 Common Errors Engineers See Using HSRP

6 Errors in an HSRP Environment for Cisco catalyst switches from pivit global

This article covers common issues network engineers face with HSRP and ways to troubleshoot those problems. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) is a Cisco proprietary protocol, which provides redundancy for a local subnet. In HSRP, two or more routers give an illusion of a single virtu …

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