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Constructing CCNA Config Drills for Troubleshooting Practice

Constructing CCNA Config Drills for Troubleshooting Practice

🕔09:05, 11.Dec 2013

To answer a Sim question on the #CCNA exam, you need skills. Obviously, you need troubleshooting skills, because Sim questions generally start with a non-working network, and your job is to configure something to fix the problem. But you need

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Using the Old Books to Study for the New Exams

🕔09:05, 9.Apr 2013

The choice to move up to the new and improved Cisco exams for #CCENT and #CCNA seems to be a great option. However, you may have already spent all the $$ in your study budget on materials for the old

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Cisco Moved My Cheese #3: Sticking w/ Cisco, Just NOT R/S

🕔11:05, 3.Apr 2013

You had a plan that started with #CCENT or #CCNA, and then a mad dash to voice, or security, or wireless, or some other Cisco technology. The recent Cisco CCNA announcements left you with some confusion. Today’s post walks through

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Cisco Moved My Cheese #2: Going Deep in Routing and Switching

🕔09:05, 1.Apr 2013

Why do you care about #CCENT or #CCNA? If you answered that you want to focus on routing and switching, to get deep, to go for CCNP R/S and possible CCIE R/S, then this post is mainly for you. Should

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Cisco Moved my CCNA Cheese – Options, Part 1

🕔16:35, 28.Mar 2013

Cisco just moved the target for #CCENT and #CCNA. You’ve been studying, and now you are unsure whether to pursue the old exams, or the new. This post begins the conversation, with four posts planned. (It was going to be

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What’s Different About the New ICND2 200-101 Exam for #CCNA?

🕔10:55, 26.Mar 2013

So you’re going for the two exam path to #CCNA, and Cisco threw you either a hurdle or an opportunity with their March 26th announcements. So if you go with the new ICND2 200-101 exam, what are you up against

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What’s Different About the New ICND1 100-101 Exam for #CCENT?

🕔09:40, 26.Mar 2013

While working through revising the #CCENT/#ICND1 Cert Guide for the last 6 months, thinking hard about the revised ICND1 exam topics, some choices made sense to me, and some didn’t.  Frankly, my initial reaction was that Cisco just moved way

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Just a Place to Keep Some Polls Related to the New #CCNA and #CCENT

🕔08:55, 26.Mar 2013

Cisco announced changed to the CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications in late March, 2013. This post collects some polls I asked in different venues – web, Facebook, Twitter, etc. – and collected here, just so anyone could find

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Cisco Changes #CCENT and #CCNA for First Time in over 5 Years (Overview)

🕔08:50, 26.Mar 2013

Yep, it’s official. Cisco just announced changes to #CCENT and #CCNA, that is, the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications. This post gives the overview, and lots of links.

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$40/router to get IPv6?

$40/router to get IPv6?

🕔11:48, 24.May 2011

Today I’m just tossing out a poll before to this audience before I offer it in another context. Here’s the setup. You’re going to buy some routers for the lab you’ll use to study for CCNA. You can buy some

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