Labbing is an important way to improve your skills and gain experiences with new technologies! There are tons of ways to Lab with a lot of professionals transitioning from Physical to Virtual Labs especially with CML, GNS3 and EVE-NG. In my Lab, I have been using a lot of Virtual Appliances (CSR, FTDv, PALOv, ESXI, … Continue reading Automating CSR and ESXI Deployments with Ansible!
Cisco ISE – Password Policy
As I stated in my last post, i have been using Cisco ISE more and more and recently got locked out of my instance... You can read more about how I reset the local credentials here. I want to prevent this from happening again and there are two ways to complete this: 1 - Disable … Continue reading Cisco ISE – Password Policy
Cisco ISE – Resetting CLI Credentials
I have been doing more and more with Cisco ISE and it warranted a 2 node cluster at home. Everything was working great until the password on my local admin expired. To make matters worse, I forgot the CLI admin password... Thankfully there is a way to reset both! To start, you will need to … Continue reading Cisco ISE – Resetting CLI Credentials
Virtual Port Channel (VPC) – Base Configuration
Overview: In my last post, we talked about some differences between traditional port channels and virtual port channel found on the Nexus line of switches. If you have not seen it, make sure to check it out here. Now that you understand some differences, its time to jump into the required configuration. Configuration: There are … Continue reading Virtual Port Channel (VPC) – Base Configuration
Virtual Port Channel? I though it was Port Channel?
Over the past few weeks, I feel like I have been doing nothing except virtual port channels (vPC), because of that it seems right to review what they are and what they are not. Port-Channels? What are they and how do they apply to vPC? In order to talk about vPC we first need to … Continue reading Virtual Port Channel? I though it was Port Channel?
Cisco Live – Interesting Sessions
This will be my second year attending Cisco Live. 2017 was a great conference with outstanding sessions. This year the sessions look even better and I have my schedule jam packed with them. Here are a few that I am looking forward to... Branch Router Security (BRKSEC-2342) This session will demonstrate how to leverage Zone … Continue reading Cisco Live – Interesting Sessions