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OSPF Configuration (Pt. 2) – Misc. Features and Multi-Area Configuration

OSPF Configuration Guide (Part 2) – Misc. Features and Multi-Area Configuration

OSPF can be implemented by using two different approaches, single-area or multi-area deployment. In a single-area design, all routers are part of the same area and are an appropriate option for small networks. Let’s not forget that in such a scenario many link-state advertisements (LS …

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Interior Routing Protocols Comparison: RIP vs EIGRP vs OSPF vs IS-IS

Interior Routing Protocols Comparison: RIP vs EIGRP vs OSPF vs IS-IS

Using a dynamic routing protocol in a network today is a common routing strategy for providing full network connectivity in enterprise environments. Simultaneously, it has many advantages over static routing and brings many additional benefits, especially in medium to large networks.

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OSPF Configuration (Part 1) – The Basics and Single-Area Configuration

OSPF Configuration Guide (Part 1) – The Basics and Single-Area Configuration

For uninterrupted network connectivity and knowledge of every single part of the network topology, the usage of dynamic routing protocols is an inevitable step. Unless there is a point-to-point or a hub-and-spoke topology where static routing is a proper fit, in any other network type …

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How Cisco Firepower Helps You Get The Most Out Of Your ASA 5500 Firewall

Cisco ASA 5500 Firewall Features and Benefits

The rapid change in the business landscape--especially in 2020 and 2021--transformed applications and provisioning environments. Your employees and users can now use recent technologies like microservices, containers, and APIs to align themselves with the pace of business changes.

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Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Standby Configuration Guide (Part 2 – Deployment)

Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Standby Configuration Guide (Part 2 – Deployment)

Welcome to Part 2 of the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewall active/standby configuration guide! In this article, we will focus on the deployment of the Cisco ASA firewall. The active/standby feature, as discussed in Part 1 of this series, has one simple goal: to provide …

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Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Standby Configuration Guide (Part 1 – Overview)

Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Standby Configuration Guide (Part 1 - Overview)

A firewall is a primary device that is used to provide security features in a network, although other complimentary devices such as an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA), Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA), and Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) …

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HPE-Aruba vs Juniper in Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

juniper vs. hpe aruba

"We won a game yesterday. If we win today, it's called "two in a row". If we win again tomorrow, it's called a "winning streak." Today we aren't talking about Major League or games for that matter, we are talking about years of being leaders in the Wired and Wireless LAN Access space …

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Brush Up On The Basic Commands for Cisco Switches

We all need a refresher once and a while! Brush up on the most fundamental switch commands for Cisco devices. For this discussion we'll be using using PuTTY!

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