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How to build a Layer 2 VPN across an uncontrolled network using cisco router?

We have two cisco 871 routers, one is in the datacenter with a fixed ip address, the other is at our office with a changing ip address(dsl with pppoe). How to build a L2 VPN for this scenario? I ...
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Cisco 887VA - Cannot open port 110

I am trying to configure a Cisco 887VA at work to open port 110, but no matter what I try, it doesn't seem to work. The router is accessed from within the building via a web UI but require CLI ...
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How to type a £ symbol over console with Cisco IOS?

I've noticed that I'm unable to type a UK-pound symbol (£) over the serial console using Cisco IOS 12.2. The symbol instead is interpreted as a hash (#). If I open the Windows character map and ...
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Cisco PIX Firewall Version 6.3(5)

I am unable to ssh to any servers. I've exhausted every possible thing except the corporate firewall. Its an old cisco pix firewall. [model] Cisco PIX 501 I'm trying to figure out 1) how to ...
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Is this a botnet? [closed]

I manage networking equipment at a small ISP for 60 highrise buildings. Each building has anywhere from 1 to 60 24 port switches, or some DSLAMs, or some coax gateways, with p2p radios on the roof, ...
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Connection to MGMNT iterface on Cisco DSC 9124-K9 lost

From some reasons i've lost connection to mgmnt interface in DSC9124-K9 - I cannot ping, cannot see MAC in arp. Fabric interfaces are working well, without problems so I do not want to reset whole ...
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Syslog does not record logs received over TCP to a file

I am trying to setup a centralized rsyslog server on CentOS 6.5 for Cisco routers and switches. On the Cisco devices, I've set the correct date/time and enabled timestamps, logging to the server over ...
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In what Cisco IOS versions is the “Show LLDP Neighbors” command available?

Could anyone help me with this? Or a place to find command and availability in versions or devices? I'm really new to networking. Thanks in advance.
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Cisco internal VLAN setup with access to public network

I have a Cisco 4948 switch that I'm dividing in half (half public, half private VLAN for NAS access). On the public side, Gi1/0 is the up-stream connection to the router, and G1/0-23 are configured ...
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What will happen if the fiber optic power budget exceed?

I know that before you use the fiber optic cable you should calculate the power budget and make sure that the total power should be below the Transceiver power budget margin to be sure that the system ...
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Wireless Router Username and Password Access

Does anyone know of a Wireless N Router that would allow me to setup Usernames and Passwords instead of an SSID and Password? The problem I am having is when my company lets an employee go I have to ...
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CISCO Catalyst switch API

I have a Cisco catalyst switch and there is a task to code some web gate which will allow billing to control ports in switch, gather different statistics, etc. What is the modern way to achieve that? ...
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How can I use SSH to run Cisco IOS commands in Global config mode?

I know about Kron, but there is supposedly no way to run global config commands: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/schedule-commands-with-cisco-ios-kron/ If I connect using Putty, Putty is able to ...
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snmpv3 EngineID for Traps in net-snmp

I'm trying to collect simple logs from Cisco devices using netsnmp with SNMP v3. I can get the messages to appear in my snmptrapd, but I have to manually add the EngineID to for them to talk. E.g., ...
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Cisco 2901 - IPSec VPN Maxing CPU

We have a Cisco 2901 on the edge of a 100Mbps/100Mbps WAN link which is providing an endpoint for an IPSec VPN to a Juniper SSG 550M. The problem is that we are seeing a max of 'only' 40Mbps over the ...
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Virtualized Linux firewall as router on the stick for cisco switch

I have got: Linux(virtual maschine on esxi) <---trunk---> cisco Switch. On virtual maschine vSwitch setup: VLAN ID 4095 Enables trunking on port group (VGT Mode) LINUX interfaces file: ...
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openconnect on startup at debian wheezy through ssh [closed]

I am trying to connect to Cisco vpn using open connect. I can do it with the terminal where it asks for my user and pass. However, is there any method for automating this on login.
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VLAN setup Cisco SG300 and SIP gateway

Hopefully someone can shed some light here. I'm quite new to networking and not too sure if I'm doing the right thing here. We are setting up a new VOIP phone system with SIP gateway for our company. ...
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Cisco 7921G IP Phone not working

Got my hands on a second hand 7921G wireless IP phone. It should be configurable via USB; but need drivers to do that ...
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SRP521W Intervlan routing and NAT

I've a Cisco SRP521W router which I've set up with two VLANs called normal_Lan and SWSVLAN. I don't want devices on each VLAN to communicate with each other so I've turned INTERVLAN Routing OFF. ...
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Cisco 2901 Inbound NAT with local IP overload

Overview We are replacing a Juniper SSG on one of our networks with a Cisco 2901. Everything has so far been quite smooth except some issues have come up with external ports needing to be opened. ...
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Cisco SG300 switch does not send RADIUS messages to server for 802.1x

I want to eventually configure the SG300 to authenticate wired clients with 802.1x and Microsoft NPS (RADIUS). I am currently testing this setup using a single port (Port 7) on my SG300, a test ...
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How do I allow data to span from port to port on a Cisco ASA [closed]

I'm running a Cisco ASA5520. I could have sworn I had this set up when I installed the system and checked the right boxes in the "Wizard" in Cisco's ASDM, but data only goes from port to port if it ...
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Cisco SG300 Switch VLAN issue

We've got Cisco SG300 switch (in L2 mode) which we use to extend our network. It's ge10 port is connected to main switch (upper level, connected to different PC and Servers with no issues) and has ...
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can't ping the GW when configure linux with two vlans?

my scenario: vlan1 <--------> [interface0/1] L3 Switch [interface0/2]<-----------> vlan2 by follow this tutorial: vlan1 have one linux machine: I Configure Linux to have 2 Virtual ...
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high cpu usage on 2811 router

there is high cpu usage and high intterupt rate on 2811 router while there is low rate traffic about 10 Mbit. How can i fix this problem. output of sh processes cpu sorted 5sec | exc 0.00 command that ...
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How To Stop Cisco ASA Spoof Attack

I have thousands of "Deny TCP reverse path check from 10.60.60.X to 10.60.6X.X on interface outside" The IP addresses for the source and destination hosts are all over the board, and the interface is ...
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Cisco 887 router as an IKEv2 VPN server?

A follow up to this question. The scenario is exactly the same, but I replaced my 877 router with a 887VA running IOS 15.4. The VPN server configuration works exactly like before, and I can ...
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Cisco CGS2520 switch to reveal MAC address when port goes active?

Is there a way to have a Cisco switch reveal the MAC address of a device via Syslog when it is plugged in? I get messages that a device is connected, but there isn't a lot of detail: Sep 9 12:50:51 ...
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Cisco 10GB-T module port duplication issue

I purchased one two port 10GB-T ports network module (C3KX-NM-10GT) for my 3750-X switch stack (4 in the stack). After powering off the entire stack, plugging the module in, re-powered everything. ...
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VLAN planning and questions

I currently manage an environment with IP addressing of 10.10.10.x/23. We have 3 VLANS set up, and I use that term very loosely. The reason I say I use the term loosely is, the 3 VLANS have full ...
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Juniper with multiple DHCP pool connected to Cisco switch

Newbie question: In our law office we have the following setup: Juniper SRX connected to Cisco L3 switch via trunk port. Cisco switch has: VLAN 5 range: 10.4.0.10 - 250 /24 VLAN 6 range: ...
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squid3 wccp2 setting up gre tunnel from squid proxy to router

I am trying to setup a gre tunnel between a squid 3.1 proxy on linux debian, and a cisco router. I want to have web requests to port 80 to pass through the proxy first. I have created a gre tunnel ...
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DNS options on Cisco switch providing DHCP

At the company work for we decided to move DHCP duties from a Windows server to our 3750-X switch stack that's the gateway for our network. I researched the commands needed and cobbled together the ...
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Connecting to Access Switches Management Console via SSH

In a typical lab setup: [USER] -> [Cisco 2960X] -> [Cisco 3560X] -> [Firewall] -> [Router] 3560X carry all the internal routing, VLANs and is the VTP server. It has below IP settings: Management ...
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Completely block access to Cisco

There is Cisco Catalyst 3850 (WS-C3850-48T-E) which is managed only via management port. There are several VLANs on the switch. Also the switch works as a DHCP server. SNMP & SSH are already ...
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Reduce Bandwidth on a cisco router (Cisco 877)

PS:Sorry for my english i'm french so i'll try to write the best as I can. I looking since a few weeks now for a command to reduce the bandwidth on a cisco router. I done try a lot off command and ...
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Freeradius and Cisco. VPN client public address attribute

Once again I am here with a FreeRADIUS question. I use RADIUS for authentication of my IPSec clients and the NAS is a Cisco router. I want RADIUS to be writing not only the NAS IP address into the ...
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How can I allow NAT from inside to outside and vise-versa when each of my clients will have only one static public IP using an ASA5525-X?

My network topology is pretty basic. My data center provides a router and added a switch just before my cage to provide connectivity to all of the racks. My rack takes the copper drop they provide and ...
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ASA failover mode switching from Active/Active to Active/Standby

We have two ASAs with failover set to Active/Active. This seems to work fine for everything we do except using VPN connections. It seems whenever the primary ASA fails over that all VPN connections ...
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Cisco 3560-X and Bind9 DDNS integration

Experts, In an infrastructure I'm currently working on, we have one Cisco 3560-X as a core switch and an internal Bind9 DNS server. The 3560 is acting as the DHCP server. BIND9 currently has names of ...
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Cisco ASA5505 Public IP Address

I am trying to configure a Cisco ASA5505. I am using the GUI start up wizard. When I assign the outside IP address to be a public IP address the configuration will work but after about 30 seconds the ...
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“dig +trace fqdn” and “dig fqdn” do not give the same result on a LAN with windows DNS server, why?

in my company LAN I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running in Virtualbox (as guest) on a Windows 7 (the host) with network interface bridged (so the Ubuntu server belongs to the LAN, with its ip: ...
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error “illegal software format” in upgrade fw .ros file of Cisco Sg200-26 small business smart switch

I own 2 cisco switches small business switches. they are both SG200-26 26-port gigabit smart switches. One has fw ver. 1.0.0.19 , while the other has version 1.1.1.8. I am now trying to upgrade ...
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Report on how many received calls on Cisco unified CM

I've been struggling with this a couple of days now and I feel like I've seen every webpage about Cisco Unity CM but just can't figure it out... The request I got sounded fairly simple: We want to ...
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Inter-VLAN Malicious Code Scanning

I am trying to find an inbuilt solution on a Cisco Catayst 3750X Switch to scan all traffic routed from one VLAN to another for malicious code. The situation is that we currently have a development ...
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Firewall Ports for Toshiba CIX server

Other then SIP ports: 5060 and 5061 what other ports need to be opened to have a phone set up in a satellite office with via external IP address. Phone Server CIX100 Firewall ASA 5510
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What could cause TFTP reloaded Cisco `running-config` on 871 to fail?

Cisco CCP Write Configuration borked my 871w config while I was trying to setup port forwarding. I went through the basic steps to reconfig the router. I looked to see if I could just reset the ...
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CISCO UCS servers and linux

I've been given a CISCO ucs server to use (for a job a raspberry pie could do) with a LSI MegaRaid card in it (4 sas drives) and I'm having no luck at all getting Linux to boot off the RAID thing. It ...
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Cisco 2600 password recovery disabled

I have a Cisco 2600 that I'm currently using as a doorstop. The reason for this, is that it has password recovery disabled, and even after following 'resolutions' online, it's still just a pretty ...