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 ...
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 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 Certification - The Definitive Guide To ARP, IARP, RARP, and Proxy ARP
The basic ARP operation is simple enough. We concentrate on IP addressing a great
deal in our studies and our jobs, but it's not enough to have a destination IP
address in order to send data; the transmitting device must have a destination MAC
address as well. 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 ...
Introduction to Cisco IOS (Cisco Internetwork Operating System)
The Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS) is a collection of network operating systems used on Cisco
network devices that to provide the network technician with an interface where they can enter commands
to configure the device to perform various networking functions. More ...
Surviving The Technical Interview
Ah, the technical interview. Nothing like it. Not only does
it cause anxiety, but it causes anxiety for several different reasons. Having been on
both sides of the technical interview table, I'd like to share some tips for those being
interviewed. In doing so, I'll share some of the more memorable interviews I've been involved in. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...