The products used in the Cisco Data Center Architecture

On March 27, 2012, in Certification, Data Center, Storage, Virtualisation, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

  Today’s blog post will be about “the products used in the Cisco Data Center Architecture”. In my previous blog post I explained the Cisco Data Center Architecture and this architecture is build with different components/hardware. Every piece of hardware is there for a reason, because the equipment list of the CCIE Data Center track […]

CCIE Datacenter exam now officially announced

On March 20, 2012, in Certification, Data Center, Infrastructure, Personal, Storage, Virtualisation, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

SO I woke up this morning very early and did the usual Facebook and Twitter read in bed and there it was … The CCIE Datacenter track has officially be announced. More information can be found on the website of Cisco itself of course. To summarize,: the Written CCIE Datacenter exam will have exam number […]

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 […]

My job profile and the Cisco Datacenters

As many people ask my (including my dad) what I am actually doing (work related) I decided to write a blog post about this. I am currently working for Cisco Systems in The Netherlands for the NDCS organisation in the DCNI departement. NDCS stands for “Network Data Center Services” and DCNI stands for “Data Center […]

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IPv6 with dynamic routing and redistribution – RIPng and OSPFv3

On October 3, 2010, in Certification, Design & Architecture, Routing, Service Provider, Virtualisation, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

Last year I did a project for school about IPv6 and the IPv6 dynamic routing protocols and redistributing these. Before you read this article or going to try the stuff on dynamips later on it is wise to know a little bit about IPv6 and it’s background. Maybe a wise thing is to read THIS […]

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ISP MPLS core design I (with OSPF and BGP) — complete with config files and dynamips .net file

On October 3, 2010, in Certification, Routing, Service Provider, Virtualisation, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

Due to my overall expierience with POC testing (Proof Of Concept testing) I wanted to build a solid basis to test some networking features in the future. I came up with designing and building a few template networks where I can do all of the testing that I am going to preform in the future. […]

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Full configuration files for the GNS3/Vmware CCIE Voice 3.0 Lab

On October 2, 2010, in Certification, Virtualisation, Voice Over IP, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

In my last post I told you about the CCIE Voice 3.0 lab that I am building. Well as I will keep refering to this diagram–>   ccie-voice-vmware-gns3-diagram-1.0 just make a print of this and keep this as a hardcopy. Today I will be showing you my configuration for all of the sites that are in the […]

Diagram for CCIE Voice 3.0 preperation with Vmware and Dynamips/GNS3

On October 2, 2010, in Certification, Design & Architecture, Virtualisation, Voice Over IP, by Iwan Hoogendoorn

This is my first step in preparation of the CCIE Voice 3.0 Lab Exam. I’ve created a diagram for the lab that I am building based on Vmware and Dynamips/GNS3. This setup is based on the tutorial of the various blog posts that the guys behind BLINDHOG has been writing. I will write more in […]

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