Category Archives: Study Notes

CCNP ROUTE Studies – IP Routing Basics

  Before getting into the detail of the various Routing Protocols, lets go over some of the fundamental concepts and principles of IP Routing, starting with an explanation of Distance Vector routing protocols…..   Distance Vector Routing Protocols examples: RIP, IGRP, EIGRP a router using a DV protocol knows 2 things: Distance to final destination Vector […]

CCNP SWITCH Study Notes – Random Extras

This post is a collection of other random information, config examples etc. that I’ve cobbled together in preparation for the SWITCH exam: AAA TACACS+ config enable AAA gloablly on the switch switch# conf t switch# (config) aaa new-model configure the switch with the IP of the TACACS+ server switch(config)# tacacs-server host configure the encryption used […]

CCNP Study Notes – Enterprise Campus Network Design

Hierarchical Network Design predictable behavior low maintenance high availability recover from failure and topology changes in a pre-determined manner scale to support future expansion and upgrades design around traffic flows rather than a particular type of traffic keep end users at consistent distances from resources cisco approach enables designers to organize the network into distinct […]

CCNP Study Notes – Protecting The Spanning Tree Protocol Topology

Protecting The Spanning Tree Protocol Topology   There are 2 conditions that can occur to disrupt the loop free topology even when STP is running: BPDU’s suddenly being received on a port that shouldn’t be receiving them – can result in unexpected re-convergence results BPDU’s suddenly stop being received on a port that should be receiving them […]