Monthly Archives: April 2013

Logging Cisco Router Administration

Sometimes we notice configuration changes in our network gear. Often we may ask ourselves who made the change and when it occurred. Maybe the reason for answering these questions is to understand why the change was necessary. Alternatively, there may … Continue reading

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#WhoIS – My Newest Technical Podcast Recommendation

As many PacketU readers know, I spend quite a bit of time commuting. During my commute nothing makes the time pass faster than a good technical podcast. I recently stumbled on a podcast series that is hosted by fellow Networking … Continue reading

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Understanding Contrail Systems, Juniper’s SDN Acquisition

Those who have read and watched the previous content from Networking Field Day Five are well aware that the general theme was software defined networking, or SDN. So far, I have mentioned Cisco’s onePK, Brocade’s approach on SDN, and how … Continue reading

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Understanding The Value Of The Wireshark Certification

About two and a half years ago, I set out to obtain a new certification. This certification wasn’t only new to me, it was new to everyone.  The name of the certification was the WCNA, or Wireshark Certified Network Analyst. … Continue reading

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Affinity Networking Takes Center Stage

If you’ve been following Networking Field Day 5 or even the posts that I have derived from the content and presentations from the event, you realize that software defined networking was the major topic and theme of the event. Each … Continue reading

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Frame Buffer — April 2013

On the Wire Cisco ASA 8.4 VPN — Dealing with Internet Hairpin Traffic In the Queue More Content from Networking Field Day 5 Wireshark Certification Opinions — 2+ Years Later Did I mention I have more NFD5 Content that I … Continue reading

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Cisco ASA 8.4 VPN — Dealing with Internet Hairpin Traffic

Over the past few months, I have received a few requests regarding hairpin scenarios and the ASA. Earlier, I provided a scenario that deals with hairpinning (also known as U-Turn) traffic between two VPN spokes in a typical ASA environment. In another … Continue reading

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