The ‘Networking’ Archives
Posted February 9, 2004 by

Protect Against Unauthorized Switches

The following recipe contains one method to protect against the addition of unauthorized switches to a Cisco Catalyst. This refers to the 6500 series, but it may be available on other platforms as well.

Category Cisco switch

Posted January 29, 2004 by

Cisco PIX: Allow Traffic to an Internal Host

The following tech-recipe describes how to permit selected traffic to an internal host.

Category Cisco firewall

Posted January 29, 2004 by

Newer Catalyst and Router Switch Module VLAN Configuration

The following contains configuration notes for newer catalyst switches and switch modules.

Category Cisco switch

Posted January 1, 2004 by

Add static host name mappings to a Cisco router

Adding static host name to IP address mappings in a router (like a UNIX /etc/hosts file) can make life easier. These can override DNS entries for the host when needed, and can make easy references to other systems or devices that are not appropriate for DNS entries.

Category Cisco router

Posted October 27, 2003 by

SSH Configuration on PIX Firewall

This tech-recipe explains configuring encrypted remote sessions to PIX Firewalls with SSH.

Category Cisco firewall

Posted October 10, 2003 by

Configure Cisco router as a basic DHCP server

Using a Cisco router as a DHCP server can simplify a network configuration by cetralizing DHCP services in a large network or decentralizing DHCP services to the endpoint routers at satellite locations. The ease of remote management of Cisco-based DHCP services is a great advantage.

Category Cisco router

Posted September 23, 2003 by

Configure EIGRP routing on a Cisco router

EIGRP enghanced version of the IGRP that supports variable-length subnet masks and several additional features.

Category Cisco router

Posted September 23, 2003 by

Configure RIP version 2 routing

RIP routing is a distance-vector routing protocol which is simple to configure. The routing protocol determines the best path to a target by estimating the distance in number of hops or intermediate routers.

Category Cisco router

Posted September 22, 2003 by

Save Cisco router configuration

Save the router config from the command line.

Category Cisco router

Posted September 22, 2003 by

Configure IGRP routing on a Cisco router

IGRP is a proprietary routing protocol designed by Cisco and can only be used in a homogeneous network of Cisco routers. IGRP is a distance-vector protocol that considers delay, bandwidth and other optional parameters to determine the best path.

Category Cisco router

Posted September 22, 2003 by

Configure RIP routing on a Cisco router

RIP routing is a distance-vector routing protocol which is simple to configure. The routing protocol determines the best path to a target by estimating the distance in number of hops or intermediate routers.

Category Cisco router