Cisco Certification - The Joy Of Hex
The decimal numbering system, concerns itself with units of ten read from read from
right to left. Hex numbers are read much the same way, except the units here are
units of 16. The number "15" in hex is read as having five units of one and one unit of sixteen. More ...
Accessing a Cisco IOS Device
There are several ways to access the Cisco device's CLI (Command-Line Interface). The most common methods
are the console management port, using Telnet or SHH, or the AUX port. More ...
Cisco IOS (Internetworking Operating System)
Cisco IOS is a proprietary operating system that runs on most Cisco Systems routers and switches.
It is vital to comprehend the different prompts you can use when configuring a router or switch. More ...
Wireless Network Components - Basics of Any Wireless Network
Any client computer, laptop or wireless device with a compatible wireless client
adapter allows connectivity with an access point. The client adapter is a radio
transmitter with firmware that supports any of 802.11a/b/g signaling. That is
needed before the device can associate and authenticate with the access point. More ...
How to Configure a Cisco Router
Use a terminal emulation program to access the routers console. The router and it will show
the boot up screen in the console window. You may use this set up mode to configure the router. More ...
Cisco Certification - Taking Your First Certification Exam
Walking into a testing center for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience.
You've got enough on your mind just keeping all that new information straight
without worrying about what the testing experience will be like. Let's take a
look at what you should expect when taking your first
Cisco certification exam. More ...
Cisco Certification - Building Your Own Home Lab
CCNAs and CCNA candidates hear it all the time: "Get some hands-on experience".
There is no learning like hands-on learning. No simulator in the world is going
to give you the experience you will get cabling and configuring your own routers. More ...
How to Select a Network Switch
The network switch is the most common network device with most network infrastructure
and as such selection of new switches or upgrading is a key part of most network
design projects. Wireless designs will have switches interfacing with access points. More ...
Cisco Certification - Five Things To Do DURING Your CCNA Exam
There are plenty of articles out there about how to prepare for the CCNA exam. However,
there are also things you can do to increase your chances of success on exam day during
the most important part of the entire process - the time that you're actually taking the test. More ...
Cisco CCNA Cerfication - Should You Take The One-Exam or Two-Exam Approach?
There are now two separate paths to the CCNA certification. Candidates may take a single exam,
640-811, or two exams, 640-821 and 640-811. What's the difference? The two-exam approach
involves exams with different topics and therefore different preparation techniques. The
approach I recommend to a CCNA candidate depends on their background. More ...