Scripting Config Changes on Ruckus/Brocade Switch

Scripting Config Changes on Ruckus/Brocade Switch – ICX7250 Scenario: Ruckus/Brocade Switch ICX7250 – Connected to HP ProCurve switch. Both switches have a single VLAN1 as default VLAN. I needed to add additional VLAN’s and add them to the uplink ports also. Challenge: I was working remotely so losing connectivity was an issue. Adding VLANs to… Continue Reading Scripting Config Changes on Ruckus/Brocade Switch

DHCP Option 43 for Cisco Access Points

Configuring DHCP Options for Cisco Access Points This is a quick reference on configuring DHCP Option 43 in Cisco IOS so that Cisco access points are able to find/join the controller residing in a different VLAN. I will use 192.168.10.0/24 network as an example where all the Cisco light weight access points will reside. Controller… Continue Reading DHCP Option 43 for Cisco Access Points

Cisco Voice Gateway not Re Registering with Cisco Call Manager

One of the Cisco router with a PRI lost its registration with the Cisco Call Manager – CUCM. None of the phones were working for outbound dialing however local extension dialing was working. When I logged into the Cisco Router and issued the following command: show ccm. I noticed that it is going back and forth trying to register with the Primary and… Continue Reading Cisco Voice Gateway not Re Registering with Cisco Call Manager

Ruckus DHCP Option 43

Calculating Ruckus DHCP Option 43 So coming from Cisco’s world I was pretty familiar with how DHCP Option 43 works with the Cisco WLAN Controllers. With Ruckus ZoneDirector and SmartZone Controllers DHCP Option 43 needs to be in Hex format. However they work a little different than Cisco. Ruckus uses the following Format: Sub-Option +… Continue Reading Ruckus DHCP Option 43

Authentication and Accounting in HiveManager

Aerohive – HiveManger Authentication and Accounting Configuration RADIUS Authentication and Accounting Priority When configuring 802.1x in HiveManager there is a section where you have to configure the RADIUS servers and then set up Authentication and Accounting. This area also give you an option to create their priority such as Primary, Backup, Backup2. Something important to… Continue Reading Authentication and Accounting in HiveManager

AeroHive Access Point Serial Number and Server IP

How to get AeroHive Access Point Serial Number and Server IP from CLI I had to recently get the serial number of an AeroHive Access Point via SSH and CLI. Coming from Cisco’s world I logged into the access point and did the usual show version. Which gave me the screen below: This gave me… Continue Reading AeroHive Access Point Serial Number and Server IP

Disable SSID Ruckus Virtual Smart Zone – High Scale

How to disable SSID in Ruckus VSZ – High Scale Working with Ruckus interface so far I am not impressed. It think Aruba and Cisco has a much better interface and I am so not impressed from their documentation. But lets see it is a start. So I am going to start adding some notes… Continue Reading Disable SSID Ruckus Virtual Smart Zone – High Scale

My CCNA Wireless Journey

CCNA Wireless Resources So finally Jan 9th, 2017 (NOTE: This is an older blog entry just showing up here because I’m migrating everything to a new blog) I was able to pass my CCNA Wireless. This has been long overdue and I have been so busy that I never had the chance to sit for… Continue Reading My CCNA Wireless Journey

Adding/Configuring a Failover Cisco ASA

These are few notes basically outlining procedures on how to add/configure a Cisco ASA Firewall Failover. There are multiple ways to accomplish this. What I am writing here relates to, Cisco ASA 5520 being used for webvpn, running 8.2(4). Lets say you have two interfaces configured on your Cisco ASA 5520 IP of gi0/0 = 192.168.1.1/24 IP of gi0/1 =… Continue Reading Adding/Configuring a Failover Cisco ASA

Basics of HSRP on a Cisco Router

Basic configuration steps for HSRP (Hot Standby Router Protocol) In this post I am going to go over some HSRP – Hot Standby Router Protocol options and basic configuration steps. HSRP – Hot Standby Router Protocol in simple terms makes two Cisco routers with two different IP addresses look like one. You would need at least three (3) IP addresses to configure HSRP –… Continue Reading Basics of HSRP on a Cisco Router

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