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Senior Network Engineer, technology enthusiast, guitar and bass player. Joe Wilson is the creator of RouterFreak.com as well as other niche websites that can be found around on the Internets.

Network Engineer Interview Questions

Network Engineer Interview Questions

Are you thinking about getting a job as a Network Engineer?  Are you considering leaving your present position and getting a new networking job at a new company?  Has it been a while since you’ve interviewed for a network engineer position?  If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions …

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Cisco ASA 5505 Configuration: 6-Steps Basic Tutorial

Basic tutorial for firewall Cisco asa 5505 configuration

The Cisco ASA 5505 Firewall is the smallest model in the new 5500 Cisco series of hardware appliances. Although this model is suitable for small businesses, branch offices or even home use, its firewall security capabilities are the same as the biggest models (5510, 5520, 5540 etc). The Adaptive Security …

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Cisco Pix

Cisco PIX (Private Internet eXchange) is one of the most popular IP firewalls and network address translation (NAT) appliances. The PIX is a firewall appliance based on a hardened, specially built operating system, PIX OS, minimizing possible OS-specific security holes. The PIX runs a custom-written proprietary operating system originally called …

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Getting Going with Cisco Router Simulators

For anyone who has ever needed to test a new network architecture, implement a new routing protocol or simply study for a Cisco exam has needed access to a real live router or a router simulator.  But buying a bunch of routers just test up an idea or for study …

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MPLS in the DataCenter?

juniper networks device

MPLS in the DataCenter? According to Juniper, they say “HECK YEAH!” and I can totally see why. Most data centers have a nicely redundant, fully meshed switching architecture. Most host servers are multi-homed (or connected to two separate switches for redundancy) and the access layer switches are multi-homed to the …

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