A Definitive Troubleshooting Guide: Cisco Wireless AP WLC Join Issues
by PivIT Global on Jun 30, 2022 7:09:00 AM
Your Access Point (AP) needs to be connected to the Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) via the management interface before it can serve network users. The connection is crucial because the WLC gives the AP the configuration information and firmware required for it to operate.
The Essentials of ARP Protocol & How To Protect Against Spoofing Attacks
by PivIT Global on Jun 28, 2022 7:10:00 AM
No matter how strong your security measures are, there is an attacker working to get through them. Treating this as inevitable is key to keeping your data safe and secure. In our two-part packet delivery process blogs here and here we learned a switch is involved in ARP routing. This …
Learn the Packet Delivery Process (Host-to-Host Communication) - Pt. 2
by PivIT Global on Jun 23, 2022 7:15:00 AM
In every network, data packets are exchanged among hosts through numerous networking devices along the traffic path, such as switches, routers, and firewalls among other devices, so you can comfortably perform your daily tasks. Although the traffic transfer happens instantly, the host …
Learn the Packet Delivery Process (Default Gateway and ARP) - Pt. 1
by PivIT Global on Jun 21, 2022 7:03:00 AM
For everyday network communications and using various business and entertainment applications, a vast amount of data packets is exchanged between networking devices. However, the host-to-host delivery either in the same network or between different networks is not a simple process and …
Exploring Routing Functions and the Purpose of the Routing Table
by PivIT Global on Jun 16, 2022 7:15:00 AM
For everyday network operations and proper exchange of data throughout the enterprise environment, routing functionality must be implemented on Layer 3 devices. This functionality is usually performed on routers, although it can also be provided by other devices such as firewalls and …
Why Is BGP the King of Routing Protocols?
by PivIT Global on Jun 14, 2022 7:12:00 AM
Routers must be aware of all networks within the enterprise premises and the available routes to reach them to provide full network connectivity. For that purpose, routing protocols are used such as OSPF, EIGRP, or RIP, to dynamically exchange information and perform appropriate recal …
All You Need To Know - Cisco ASR 5500 Multimedia Core Platform Review
by PivIT Global on Jun 9, 2022 7:14:00 AM
The internet has changed the way organizations operate by making it possible for businesses to reach global markets and communicate easily with their customers in different locations. However, due to these technical advancements, communication traffic has become complex and has increa …
What Is a GRE Tunnel and How Do You Configure One?
by PivIT Global on Jun 7, 2022 7:04:00 AM
Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) is a tunneling protocol for exchanging encapsulated data packets over an established tunnel. In other words, GRE creates a virtual point-to-point link between two devices in separate networks that need to communicate with each other.` The whole proc …
Back to the Basics: Is Static or Dynamic Routing Better?
by PivIT Global on Jun 2, 2022 7:04:00 AM
The TL;DR of this question: Neither. They're just different. Read on to learn when to use each routing solution. Routers are an essential piece of hardware in networks. They preserve the knowledge of the network topology and use that information to forward packets to each destination. …