Cisco CCNA Certification - Becoming a Truly Valuable CCNA
The CCNA is an exciting beginning to your Cisco career, but just having the certification
simply isn't enough. A recruiter or interviewer isn't going to be impressed just with the
cert; you've got to have some real-world knowledge to back it up. More ...
Cisco Certification - Suggested Toplogies For Your Home CCNA/CCNP Lab
When you make the decision to put your own home lab together for your CCNA and CCNP
studies (a very wise decision, if I may say so!), the hardest part is figuring out
how to spend your budget. Do you spend it all on the routers and go with a cheaper
switch? Do you buy a frame relay switch? Do you buy an access server? More ...
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 ...
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 ...
Cisco Routers for the Desperate: Router and Switch Management, the Easy Way
This book is MUST have for when you need to make a quick change on a cisco router and don't
have time to review. This book walks you through from logging in to making your router changes
right from the beginning of the book. More ...
Configuring Internal Cisco Router Security
Network security is a hot topic today, and will only increase in importance in the
months and years ahead. While most of the attention is paid to exterior threats,
there are some steps you can take to prevent unwanted Cisco router access from within your organization. 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 CCNA Certification - The Config Register and Password Recovery
You must be prepared to reload a router when it wants an enable password, because if
you don't, and there's no one available who does, you'll need to perform a password
recovery technique on the router - without erasing the current configuration. 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 ...
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 ...