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New Website Launch - Ultimate Cisco Lab

May 09, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

In the Connecting Your PC to Your Virtual GNS3 Routers post I provided basic instructions explaining how you can connect your PC to your GNS3 topology, allowing you to connect to the virtual routers as if they were real physical routers. Next, in my Virtual Equipment + Physical Equipment = Big Lab post I expanded on the above idea and explained...

Shape Average Vs Shape Peak - Part 2

April 02, 2013 | 4 minute read

Note: If you haven’t read Shape Average Vs Shape Peak - Part 1 already, I suggest you read it first and then return to this entry. Three Types of Shaping There are three types of shaping, and they are called: Shape Average Shape Peak Shaping with no Excess Using the following details, I will explain how each shaping type answers the ...

Shape Average Vs Shape Peak - Part 1

March 29, 2013 | 5 minute read

When I first started looking in to the differences between Shape Average and Shape Peak, I soon found myself getting lost in all of the acronyms - Tc, Bc, Be, CIR, PIR, and so on. However, after some research and labbing, it all became much clearer. I plan to put together my notes and lab tests in a series of blog posts in the hope that they wil...

StackExchange - Network Engineering

March 23, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Just a quick post in case you haven’t seen it already - we’re trying to get a “Network Engineering” site going over at StackExchange. If you’re interested, please commit to it by following this link. Thank you!

Virtual Equipment + Physical Equipment = Big Lab

December 01, 2012 | 1 minute read

I have posted a few entries covering GNS3 and how you can use it to help you with your studies. And, in the Connecting Your PC to Your Virtual GNS3 Routers I showed you how it was possible to break your GNS3 routers out of the Virtual world and bring them in to the Physical world. In this post, I am to show you how I used this technique in my la...