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My First Born Child

I was away for some time now as my first child was born a two weeks ago, i cant tell you the joy (and sleepless nights) that it brings to the house (i am sure the parents will know what i fill).So again I apologies the delay in posting new articles as my studies where delayed also, hope to get back on track soon.


SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol a set of operations that allow us to monitor our networking devices like routers switches servers printers and what ever else you can put in your network. we have today basicly 3 versions of SNMP SNMP Version 1 defined in RFC 1157 SNMPv1 security is based on communities, that are plain-text strings that allow any SNMP-based application that knows the strings to gain access to a device's management information. also there are 3 types of communities read only - you can read information from the agent read write - you can both read and modify information on the agent trap - sent by the agent according to the policy. SNMP Version 2 defined in RFC 3416, RFC 3417, and RFC 3418 called also community-string-based SNMPv2. SNMP Version 3 latest and gratest define standard: RFC 3410, RFC 3411, RFC 3412, RFC 3413, RFC 3414, RFC 3415, RFC 3416, RFC 3417, RFC 3418, and RFC 2576. this is actually the same as SNMPv2 but with Security enhacments, meani…


Written test is being revised, v3 is released on June 19th 2007 be ready to learn some new stuff!!!Get Deep into IPv6*IPv6 Addressing and types *IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Basic *IPv6 functionality protocols *IPv6 Multicast and related Multicast protocols Tunneling Techniques *OSPFv3 *EIGRPv6 Learn some MPLS Basic*Label Switching Router (LSR) *Label Switched Path (LSP) *Route Descriptor *Label Format *Label imposition/disposition *Label Distribution And another new subject under WAN Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)

Agilent Conferance Israel

Today I have visited Agilent Conference in Israel, I love conferences! beside the good food it is a chance for you to see what company's think is the next best thing, as far as Agilent they claim to be the world leading in Electronic Measurement and Bio-Analytical Measurement, well I love the phrase world leading (I am not saying they aren't just saying who crowned them) as every company is saying I am world leading in this or that...Any WAYAgilant as I was saying have some nice products for analyzing network nodes performance and capability, mostly (from what I saw) they come to give the developer or system people the ability to check equipment like routers and switches from layer 2 - 7 mean they chcek from STP RSTP MST and IPv4 IPv6 and IGMP MLD OSPF BGP RTP RSTP and a lot more.Why do I tell you all this?! well as we are studying to become CCIE top professional level there is in IT today, I think it is very important to be familiar not only with CISCO equipment and Technolog…

CCIE Dynamips Part 1

This is part 1 out of 3 that I made to show you how easy it is to start with Dynamips on linux (my choice for better preformance) fedora core 6.