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)

It is that time of the year again where you need to write your goals for the year. Yea, I know I am a little bit late with the post. I started it last year but wasn’t able to finish three of the goals that I’ve written down. This year, […]

My 2013 Goals