Cisco Show Version Command

Show version: Displays information about the router’s internal components, including the IOS version, memory, configuration register information, etc. The most common use of the show version command is to determine which version of the Cisco IOS a device is running.…
Cisco Show Stacks Command

Show stacks is an exec command that is commonly used to diagnose system crash situations. The first section of this command’s output displays stack utilization of processes and interrupt routines, and the reason for the last system reboot. When a system…
OSPFv3 vs. OSPFv2 Routing Protocol

This article outlines few comparisons of OSPFv3 and OSPFv2 Routing Protocol. OSPFv3 has few similarities with that of IPv4 version i.e. OSPFv2 in some ways, like Packet Type, Interface Type, Neighbor Discovery Pattern, LSA flooding & aging. OSPFv3 and v2…
Conditional Route Origination in OSPF Domain

Cisco device uses “default-information originate” statement to generate a default route in OSPF domain. There are two ways to originate default route by using this command: 1) When you configure “default-information originate”  under OSPF process  without any argument after this statement, OSPF process…
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)…
NAC Appliances: Shortcut to Access Control

To share a article about NAC Appliances From http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/feature/NAC-appliances-Shortcut-to-access-control Infrastructures that check endpoint health before network access have generated plenty of buzz, but precious little deployment. Some companies are waiting for a winner to emerge from the chief contenders: Cisco’s Network Admission…