Below is an article I found (Got side tracked when looking up if CEF supports IPv6 or if it punts additional IP headers to the CPU - next post perhaps?) about how and when the Cisco IPS inspects traffic. I found IDS and IPS was one of the more interesting topics covered in the CCNA Security Curriculum, so much in…

I'll start off by noting that I failed the 640-554 exam late last month. I found there was quite a bit of content which I either didn't cover as much as I thought I'd need to, or the material I used to study didn't cover the knowledge as deep as I needed. After knuckling down and studying into the topics…

I've set up a very basic lab to test the AAA output for the CCNA Security exam. Both routers have direct connectivity, with R2 having AAA configured as follows: R2#show run | I aaa aaa new-model aaa authentication login default group tacacs+ group radius local aaa authentication enable default enable Note that the enable mode has been set to use…

There's a document which I found online recently on how to effectively report a fault to programmers which I found could be used when reporting almost any fault. Here's a brief snippet from the article which I found interesting.   There are a lot of things you might do when an error or bug comes up. Many of them make…