Testing dial tone and Outbound calling from Cisco Router and FXO Card

I had a need to test and determine if there was a dial tone on the Cisco FXO Card installed into a Cisco 2911 router. I knew that telco terminated the pots lines on the 66 block but I did not know if they were plugged into the Cisco FXO card. I did not have any one onsite to give me a visual confirmation.… Continue Reading Testing dial tone and Outbound calling from Cisco Router and FXO Card

EEM Script for clearing – Cisco IOS

EEM Script example to clear stuff in Cisco IOS I had to recently clear the DHCP Conflict log from a Cisco Router as it was filling up and not allowing devices to get back on the network in a specific situation. Well instead of doing it manually I just decided to give Cisco EEM Script… Continue Reading EEM Script for clearing – Cisco IOS

EEM Script to shut and no shut BGP Neighbor – Cisco IOS

I am loving EEM Scripting so far. Had a need recently to accomplish the following with a script: EEM Script 1 – Shutdown BGP Neighbor Shut down BGP Neighbor Add a static Route Shutdown Multilink Interface Save Config EEM Script 2 – Re Enable BGP Neighbor Un shut BGP Neighbor Remove static route Re enable… Continue Reading EEM Script to shut and no shut BGP Neighbor – Cisco IOS

IP NAT Outside

IP NAT Outside NAT – Network Address Translation, at times can be a complicated process depending on what you are trying to do and how it gets configured on a Cisco Router vs Cisco ASA’s is a bit different as well. This post is about recent NAT – Network Address Translation on a Cisco Router… Continue Reading IP NAT Outside

Finding Public IP from Aerohive Command Line

How to get Public IP from Aerohive Command Line There are many sites that are web based and you can simply ask someone to go to one of these websites and grab the public IP address such as ipchicken.com or whatismyip.com etc. Hover if you have a need to accomplish the same via command line… Continue Reading Finding Public IP from Aerohive Command Line

Aerohive AP Hostnames in beacon frames

Aerohive AP host name advertisement in beacon frames This is a long awaited feature that Aerohive introduced. As of HiveOS 8.2r2 Release Notes AP host names in Beacons are supported, see below: I was pretty excited to test this out with Ekahau however during my survey I found out that no AP names are showing… Continue Reading Aerohive AP Hostnames in beacon frames

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

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