Category Archives Networking

When thinking about tunnelling, which is encapsulating one protocol with another and then transporting that encapsulated packet across a network, you'll soon see yourself seeing terminology such as Transport, Carrier and Passenger protocols. So what is what? The passenger protocol is the protocol you want to carry over a network that does not understand it (or you do not want the network…

For my CCNP switch studies, I created a CCNP Switch mind map to help remember the key concepts and points for most of the topics covered in the exam. Please click here for the full mind map, and I hope you find it useful. I also have other posts which can be used a quick reference to various protocols or…

NOC to Network Engineering Working in a NOC styled position is what I was used to for the previous 2 years, as well as 2 years on a help desk. A Network call/ticket comes in, I solve said issue either on the phone or shortly after, and it's done. Quick and simple. This is not the case with Engineering. I…