Playing with a Catalyst 6500 and a WiSM blade

On February 28, 2011, in Certification, Wireless & Radio, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

Hey, Last weekend I did some practicing with a Catalyst 6500 and a WiSM blade. In order to get more comfortable with this I created a few tasks that I think are important for the CCIE Wireless Lab. Below you will find a overview of the questions that I created and you will find a […]

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CCIE Wireless Home Lab

On January 17, 2011, in Certification, Wireless & Radio, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

Today I received equipment that I can use in order to build my CCIE Wireless Lab. The lab is not complete yet … but I can test arround 90% of the Blueprint topics of CCIE Wireless. The only topics that I won’t be able to test/learn are: – VTP – Trunking – HSRP – Dynamic […]

Installing Cisco Secure Access Server 4.2 (CSA) in VMware

On December 30, 2010, in Certification, Security, Virtualisation, Wireless & Radio, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

As Part of the CCIE Wireless lab we also need to have a CSA Server (besides the CWS server). The actual CSA software (also known as Cisco ACS) can run on a machine with Windows 2003/SP  as underlying Operating system. I am currently using a Virtual Machine that runs Windows 2003/SP2 with all latest security […]

Installing Cisco Wireless Control System 7.0 (WCS) in VMware

On December 29, 2010, in Certification, Wireless & Radio, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

As Part of the CCIE Wireless lab we need to have a WCS Server. The actual WCS software can run on a machine with Windows 2003/SP or Red Hat Linux Enterprise Server 5.X as underlying Operating system. 64-bit installations are not supported at all. I am currently using a Virtual Machine that runs Windows 2003/SP2 […]

CCIE Wireless equipment

On October 13, 2010, in Certification, Design & Architecture, Personal, Switching, Wireless & Radio, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

In this blog post I am going to explain the equipment that is used for the CCIE Wireless Lab. This is THE MOST IMPORTANT topic of the complete lab … because if you don’t know your equipment and its capabillities then you don’t know what can do what in order to configure what Cisco is […]

CCIE Wireless Written topics

On October 10, 2010, in Certification, Wireless & Radio, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

If you look at the CCIE Wireless blueprint you will see tha this blueprint exists of 5 head subjects: 1.00 Plan WLAN installations 2.00 Design WLAN installations 3.00 Implement WLAN   Installations 4.00 Operate WLAN   installations 5.00 Troubleshoot WLAN   issues Today I studied the first “chapter” and I want to give you guys an overview of […]

Packet capture of an iPhone 4 Facetime call

On October 2, 2010, in Voice Over IP, Wireless & Radio, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

This blog article is based on the blog article that was written by FryGuy. This article will explain what is happening on the low level when a Facetime call is made between 2 x iPhone 4 devices. FryGuy tested facetime and enabled packet capturing in his ASA to see what is actually happening on the […]

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