VLAN vs. Subnet

“What is the difference between a subnet and a vlan? How does a subnet and vlan work differently from each other?” “While going through the CCNP switch book of CISCO, I encountered this statement “The switch port supports one VLAN,…
Show environment Command

To display temperature, voltage, fan, and power supply information, use the show environment command in user EXEC or privileged EXEC mode. The following outputs are from Cisco 7206VXR. To display all available syntax, use the show environment? (As shown in…
Show controllers command

“I’m a little confused on what the “show controllers” commands really do… can someone clarify? Based on the output, I’m inclined to suspect that it provides mostly physical layer type information about an interface. From a troubleshooting perspective, when is…
Switchport Security & Configuration

One of the most overlooked security areas is the configuration of individual switchport security configuration. The reason may be that it requires a more granular configuration; this is because a typical configuration requires the knowledge of the specific MAC address(es)…
How to Troubleshoot OSPF?

OSPF is one of our more complicated routing protocols, and it can be pretty intimidating, especially at first. But once you have mastered how to configure this Link State Protocol, the first thing you realize is that it is built…