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The 7 Layer OSI Reference Model

Today I’m going to get back to basics and discuss the 7 layer OSI reference model and how it applies to networking.  Most experienced network engineers know the OSI model all to well and most if not all certifications will expect you to know it. So lets unwrap this 7 …

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Monitoring your network for topology changes

So, Your the senior network engineer for a nice large network. Everything is running smoothly until one day a primary link goes down and you seem to be the last one to know about it!  Everyone is running to you to find out whats going on and expecting you to …

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BGP Command “no syncronization”

When you are running BGP on two or more routers that border your network to the outside world, you will need to configure iBGP between all of these BGP peer routers. Just as a quick refresher, iBGP routers are routers that are in the same AS, eBGP routers are in …

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We are Network Engineers

As a network engineer, so much of our daily job is filled with duties that are not necessarily related to networking.  No more is our day filled with just routers and switches. We wear many hats and are asked to do many things. Often times these duties are not always …

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