LANs vs. WANs

We divided the networks into two types: Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN). The two networks are generally classified on the basis of their coverage area. Typically, a local area network exists in a house or a…
Routers vs. Network Switches

If you need to choose a router or a switch to set up a network for your business, what you will take into consideration? As we known, router and network switch are necessary computer networking devices. They allow one or…
Top 10 Commands Every Cisco IOS User Should Know

As the Cisco IOS is riddled with thousands of commands, configuring it can be challenging and learning some essential commands is necessary. This quick reference describes 10 commands you’ll need to rely on when handling various configuration and troubleshooting tasks.…
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…
How to Protect Router Password?

Administrators can access a router for administrative purposes in a variety of ways. For example, as shown in Figure 3-2, a PC running terminal emulation software can telnet into a router. The Telnet connection is considered to be using a…

When an individual Company or Organization has locations that are separated by large geographical distances, it will be a matter of necessity to connect these individual locations so as to share, exchange and manager data or communication. To achieve this,…