My Current IWAN Analogies

My Current IWAN Analogies

I use analogies. Just how my brain works…. and how I sometimes learn and teach.  Token-ring source-route bridging analogy was “breadcrumbs thru the network”. Analogy for DLSw+ was a boat getting the breadcrumbs over water between 2 islands. I think I like analogies cause…. to be superbly honest… when I came to work at CiscoContinue Reading

Going to CiscoLive US 2016?  Don’t Forget Your Kilt!

Going to CiscoLive US 2016? Don’t Forget Your Kilt!

I don’t recall the exact details of how “#KiltedMonday” started last year at CiscoLive US 2015. I just know Erik (@ucgod), Steve (@wifijanitor), and JD (@subnetwork) were pivotal to the wonderfully fantastic and fun idea   I’m SO joining this year!  — Just ordered my kilt.   Scott (@ScottMorrisCCIE) is not only planning on joiningContinue Reading

BGP Show and Tell: Beginners

BGP Show and Tell: Beginners

This blog is a weaving together of 5 YouTube videos.  To see a video just click on the diagram for that “Show and Tell” section.  It is a link to that specific YouTube video. Since it is quite possible that not every one of the 5 may be of interest to you. I have aContinue Reading

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Understanding the BGP Table Version – Part 3: BGP Table Version & Troubleshooting

Understanding the BGP Table Version – Part 3: BGP Table Version & Troubleshooting

More on BGP Table Version – the most unknown, unexplained, unloved, and unused BGP concept/value that I rarely ever troubleshoot without This is the 3rd and final post in the 3 part series of “Understanding the BGP Table Version”. If you haven’t already read parts 1 & 2, I would strongly recommend reading them priorContinue Reading

Understanding the BGP Table Version – Part 2: BGP Table Version in Action

Understanding the BGP Table Version – Part 2: BGP Table Version in Action

More on BGP Table Version – the most unknown, unexplained, unloved, and unused BGP concept/value that I rarely ever troubleshoot without **This blog is a formatting cleanup and update to a previous blog I posted in 2012 on NetworkWorld. This is the 2nd post in the 3 part series of “Understanding the BGP Table Version”.Continue Reading