Packet Tracer Lab Securing Router Admin Access

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The router is a key component that controls the movement of data into and out of the network and between devices within the network. It is particularly important to protect network routers because the failure of a routing device could make sections of the network or the entire network inaccessible. Controlling access to routers and enabling reporting on routers are critical to network security and should be part of a comprehensive security policy. Continue reading “Packet Tracer Lab Securing Router Admin Access” »

New Cisco IOS Requirements for Certification Exams

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Are you preparing for Cisco certification exam and need lab equipment? If so there are a few things you need to know. The new CCNA and CCNP exam is based on the latest Cisco IOS revision 15.0 this limits the number of Cisco routers model available to use in your practice labs. The Cisco 2800 series router is the most affordable model that supports the necessary IOS version. Older router models are still useable but should have at least Cisco IOS revision 12.4 installed. But in any case your lab should contain at least one router model that supports the latest Cisco IOS revision 15.0.  Continue reading “New Cisco IOS Requirements for Certification Exams” »

Free Cisco Packet Tracer Activity Network Discovery

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So far our previous labs have been dedicated to configuring and troubleshooting routing and switching. This lab is a little different but is still an essential part of the network engineer’s knowledge base. In this lab we will use tools like ping, and tracert along with show commands like show ip arp, show mac-address-table and show cdp neighbors to explore and document an existing network using nothing but a telnet session on a host PC. 

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Ultimate CCNA Packet Tracer Activity

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In this Free CCNA Lab challenge you will use Packet Tracer to configuring a small company with two sites Seattle and Tacoma, these sites are connected to the internet and their local intranet domain via a frame relay WAN. There is also a remote home office that connects to the internet and the company intranet via a DSL connection to their local ISP.

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