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CCNA Lab Kit
« on: February 14, 2018, 08:15:33 PM »
avoid anything that can't run IOS15 3 routers & 3 L3 switches 3560s and 2811s just to give you an idea.

https://www.reddit.com/r/ccna/comments/7xespa/recommended_hardware_for_obtaining_ccent_then_ccna/

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Re: CCNA Lab Kit Serial cables DB60 required for lab
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2019, 09:24:56 AM »
Check this out:

https://networklessons.com/cisco/ccna-routing-switching-icnd1-100-105/recommended-lab-equipment-for-cisco-ccna

Flash Memory and RAM

Routers come with flash memory and RAM. The flash memory is used to store the operating system (Cisco IOS). The RAM is required to run Cisco IOS and its processes. The latest IOS images require that you have:

    At least 64MB flash and 192MB of RAM for the 1800 series.
    At least 128MB flash and 512MB of RAM for the 2800 series.

Make sure you check this before you buy your router. It’s possible to upgrade this later but it’s easier to buy a router that already has enough RAM and flash memory.

There’s a difference between straight through and crossover cables. Modern switches and network cards support auto-sensing so it really doesn’t matter what kind of cable you use. If you are going to connect your 2950  or 3550 switches to each other make sure you buy crossover cables since they don’t support auto-sensing!
Autosensing means that the interface will figure out automatically if you connected a straight or crossover UTP cable.

There are some WAN (Wide Area Network) protocols that you will have to practice, these require serial interfaces and serial cables. It depends on your router model which interfaces and cables you will need. The picture below is a DB60 serial cable that can be used with the WIC 1-T serial interface:

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Re: CCNA Lab Kit
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2019, 09:54:47 AM »
You can connect Cisco router T1 CSU/DSU to Juniper firewall using serial link, check out

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=KB10530&cat=SECURITY&actp=LIST

Connecting 2 CSU/DSUs
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Re: CCNA Lab Kit
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2019, 01:18:55 AM »
Cisco Networking academy labs,
https:// courses.cs.ut.ee/MTAT.08.033/2015_fall/uploads/Main/6_3.pdf

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Re: CCNA Lab Kit IP Base vs IP Services image in Cisco routers
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2019, 06:35:20 AM »
IP Base Vs. IP Services image:

The IP base is for the Standard Multilayer Software Image (SMI) switches, and the IP services image is for the Enhanced Standard Multilayer Software Image (EMI) switches in Cisco IOS  Software Release 12.2(25)SEB and later.

For the Catalyst 3750 and 3560 switches, Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(25)SEA and earlier referred to the image that provides Layer 2+ (L2) features and basic Layer 3 routing as the Standard Multilayer Image (SMI). The image that provides full Layer 3 routing and advanced services was referred to as the EMI.

The inter VLAN routing feature is supported on both IP base or SMI and IP services or EMI image Layer 3 switches. For Layer 2-only switches, you require a Layer 3 routing device with any of the previous images.

The IP Base feature set includes advanced quality of service (QoS), rate limiting, access control lists (ACLs), and basic static and Routing Information Protocol (RIP) functions. Dynamic IP routing protocols (Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), BGPv4, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)) are available only on the IP services image.

The IP Services image provides a richer set of enterprise-class features, which includes advanced hardware-based IP unicast and IP Multicast routing. Support for IPv6 Layer 3 switching in hardware is also available with the addition of the Advanced IP Services license to either the IP Base or the IP Services images. Both the IP base Image and the IP services image allow for Layer 3 and Layer 4 lookups for QoS and security.

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Re: CCNA Lab Kit - Cisco IOS updates
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2019, 07:31:20 AM »
Find changes to Cisco iOS revisions below:
https://www.networkworld.com/article/2232129/cisco-subnet-new-ipv6-features-in-cisco-ios-15-0.html

Note that Cisco jumped from major revision 12 to 15. There are no 13 or 14 revisions.

12.4(2)T

    IPv6 ACL Extensions for Mobile IPv6
    IPv6 BSR-Ability to Configure RP Mapping
    IPv6 Default Router Preference
    IPv6 Source Specific Multicast (SSM) Mapping

12.4(4)T

    IPv6 IPsec Router-to-Router Tunnels
    SYSLOG over IPv6

12.4(6)T

    IPv6 IPSec on VAM2+
    Configuring EIGRP for IPv6
    GLBP Support for IPv6
    IPv6 Switching Provider Edge Router over MPLS (6PE)
    HSRP Support for IPv6

12.4(9)T

    OSPF IPv6 (OSPFv3) IPSec ESP Encryption and Authentication

12.4(11)T

    Mobile IPv6 Authentication Option Support
    Mobile IPv6 Network Access Identifier (NAI) Support

12.4(15)T

    DHCPv6 Stateless Enhancements

12.4(20)T

    Flexible NetFlow - IPv6 Unicast Flows - Removal of IPv6 NetFlow
    IPv6-CNS Agents
    IPv6-Config Logger
    IPv6-HTTP(S)
    IPv6-IP SLAs (UDP Jitter, UDP Echo, ICMP Echo, TCP Connect)
    IPv6-Netconf
    IPv6-SOAP
    IPv6-TCL
    IPv6 ACL Extensions for IPsec Authentication Header
    IPv6 over DMVPN
    IPv6 VPN over MPLS (6VPE)
    MPLS VPN-VRF CLI for IPv4 & IPv6 VPNs
    Mobile IP-Mobile IPv6 HA Phase 2 - NEMO

12.4(22)T

    IPv6 Boot Strap Router (BSR)
    IPv6 Source Specific Multicast (SSM) Mapping
    IPv6 ACL Extensions for Mobile IPv6
    IPv6 Default Router Preference

12.4(24)T

    Secure Neighbor Discovery (SeND)
    DHCPv6 Individual Address Assignment

Hopefully Cisco will continue its development of IPv6 and we can expect even more features in coming releases of IOS 15.

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Re: CCNA Lab Kit Cisco Network Academy
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2019, 03:42:47 AM »
Check this out for Cisco Network Academy discovery lessons.
http://web.nmsu.edu/~jbeasley/Cisco_Discovery_4-1/

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Re: T1/E1 Straight Cable for 1841 router
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2019, 08:17:45 AM »
Check this our for RJ48 Straight and Crossover cable pin out and connections
http://netmagie.blogspot.com/2016/07/e1t1-rj45-rj48-back-to-back-with-2mft.html

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Re: Basic Switch configuration
« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2019, 08:14:33 AM »