General


I bought three of the TL-SG2008 the same day I bought my EdgeRouter Lite. I’ve always wanted some form of managed switch at home to satisfy my wants and to segregate my lab environment. In my old setup, I had three unmanaged switches and all-in-one router (with switch and access point built-in). While they worked fine, […]

My Semi-Managed Switch – TL-SG2008



I mentioned about sFlow in this blog post. Today, I want to show how to configure it on Nexus 3000 series. The configuration lines covered here were tested on both Nexus 3172 and 3048. Nexus 3524/3548 is not sFlow capable so please check the Cisco’s documentation to see if the […]

How to configure sFlow on Nexus 3000



What is a proxy server? According to Wiki page, it is a server that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. There are many types of proxy servers out there and in this tutorial it will only show one type of it which allows […]

Building Your Own Proxy Server


If you’re following me on Twitter then you might have seen my tweet last week about rebooting my CCIE studies. While I am moving really slow in reading, as usual, I am also taking notes as I go along. I am changing my strategy this time since I don’t retain […]

IP Netmask Format


Cisco Network Academy students, Cisco certified folks, and network professionals know what Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) is. Ask them what LLDP is then there’s a good chance that majority of them will say “what’s that?”. For simplicity’s sake, Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is an IEEE standard discovery protocol that […]

Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)