Monthly Archives: December 2008

NTP Authentication (Cisco’s Implementation)

NTP Authentication was introduced in NTP Version 3 with RFC1305.  The reason I placed “Cisco’s Implementation” in parenthesis is due to the fact that RFC did not specify the hashing algorithm that was to be used to compute the hash … Continue reading

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CCIE Pursuit Poll Result

Roughly a week ago, The Packet University posed the following question in the form of a poll, “I am pursuing or will likely pursue the following CCIE Track”.   I was quite pleased to have 15 CCIE Candidates respond to the … Continue reading

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Using Putty with Dynamips and GNS3

If you are like me, you may be cutting corners by using Dynamips and GNS3 with at least some of your preparation for the CCIE Lab.  For those of you who are not familiar with Dynamips and GNS3  and are … Continue reading

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The Start of a Journey

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 it is! That is the day I passed my CCIE Written and the day I am officially considering the start my CCIE Security journey.  At this point the focus will change and intensify.  I know the … Continue reading

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MARS First Thoughts

Cisco MARS is an interesting product.  As compared to Cisco Works VMS, I find its monitoring capabilities far more complete and useful.  I am fairly new to MARS and some of the concepts.  That being said, the more I use … Continue reading

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