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VLAN Tagging Traffic on Cisco Switch

I have a situation where I'm setting up multiple VLANS on a pfSense firewall on the same physical interface for a client. So in pfSense, I now have VLAN 100 (employees) and VLAN 200 (students - ...
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CISCO WS-C4948-10GE SFP+?

I have a pair of CISCO WS-C4948-10GE's that we need to connect to a new switch that has SFP+ and QSFP ports. Is there an X2 module that supports this? If so, can someone name the part number that will ...
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PIMD daemon needs long time to send PIM join message

I am using the PIMD daemon on Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 (32-bit). When it receives IGMPv2 membership report for certain group, it takes sometimes two, sometimes five seconds to send PIM join message to its ...
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Turn Linux into Router (Cisco-like) [closed]

how you doing? I have two Sophos UTM 220 Appliance for study. They have 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports and the hardware is like a common PC (Intel Motherboard, Processor and DDR2 Memory). I would like to ...
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MTU between Juniper and Cisco, cause of packet loss?

This office has a network consisting of Cisco Catalyst and Juniper EX L3 switch. Cisco Router and Juniper L3 switch share a OSPF area in between them. Hosts on Juniper side are running FTP servers ...
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VRF Internet Gateway Multiple External IP's 1 Internal IP to AWS

Trying to setup VRF for the first time and its not working for me even though I keep reading everything online. IP's are different to real life. I have an Internet connection which I can ping to my ...
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Voice VLAN Configuration on Cisco SG300

We currently have a single Cisco SG300 switch on our data network. We are introducing a hosted VoIP system. As such we will be installing a second Cisco SG300 (to account for growth and new phones) ...
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Cisco UC Integration for Lync does not switch back Lync status after a call

We use Cisco UC Integration for Microsoft Lync with Office 2013. The integration does not seem to be as good as with Office 2010 (we have a separate icon for the running program, not the expected ...
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Switch to switch encryption over a wireless bridge (TrustSec?)

I am planning to connect an existing Cisco 3750 switch to a 3560C switch over a wireless PTP bridge. The bridge will be WPA2 protected, but I am looking for an additional measure of security between ...
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configure HTTPS server on a cisco router

For the past week I was trying to configure an HTTPS server on a cisco 2900 router, I've used the following commands and assigned a username and password to privilege 15 however, when Im trying to ...
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Text on Cisco ASA console is garbled/missing letters

I've actually looked up a number of solutions for this problem and none of them work. There's this Cisco ASA 5505 that I'd like to use, that outputs mildly garbled text with missing characters. I did ...
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Cisco router: expired translations not timing out

Why would a Cisco router stop removing expired translations from the NAT table? For example: #show ip nat translations tcp verbose tcp <loopback>:60576 <inside>:60576 ...
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SPAN port only shows multicast traffic on Cisco switch

I'm trying to set up a cheap network forensics solution; I have a Cisco Catalyst as my main switch connected to my router. I have mirrored the port that is running to the ASR to a different port which ...
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Cisco IOS - Stuck in Read Only Mode

I can't figure out what happened but I can not enable privileged mode in my Cisco 3750. At first, I tried: enable to enter EXEC mode. My password would not work and it kicked me out after 3 ...
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How to push configurations to multiple Cisco Switches

Assume I have around 50 Cisco IE2000 Switches connected together and I want to reconfigure some settings, the same settings for every switch. Normally I would open a command line session via Putty ...
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Native VLAN mismatch and missing VLAN?

I'm trying to wrap my head around what exactly is going on here with a new site's configuration of their networking stack. This particular piece I am working is pretty simple but I having a hard time ...
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How to statically configure DNS servers on a Cisco router when the WAN interface uses DHCP?

I have a Cisco router (model 887VA, IOS 15.4) used to connect a LAN to the Internet via ADSL. The WAN interface uses DHCP: interface ATM0.1 point-to-point ip address dhcp I need the router to use ...
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Several hcAlarmVariable fields in hcFallingAlarm and hcRisingAlarm snmp notifications

I'm a little bit confused about several hcAlarmVariable fields in hcFallingAlarm/hcRisingAlarm snmp notifications from Cisco devices. Actually, I have to send notification when receive such kind of ...
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FreeRadius and Cisco 2600 Terminal Server [IOS 12.1(3)T]

I'm using FreeRadius 2 and Cisco 2600 Terminal server to coordinate access to cisco routers based on time‏ ranges. Basically we are an education/training environment where we have some students ...
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Does Cisco IOS XRv support logging of TCP connection (e.g. built and/or teardown)?

I have a demo of Cisco IOS XRv and I would like to setup logging for connections. E.g. for ASA "show logging" shows log messages for every TCP connection built or teardown: Jun 11 12:29:31 ...
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Packet loss on between firewall and uplink?

I have a moderately complex network topology between my external firewall and the internet, as shown below. Every so often - I haven't found a pattern yet - we're getting a significant degree of ...
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Cisco 887VA Port Forwarding Not Working

I have a Cisco 887VA connected to our BT Business Broadband line. We also have another modem on a seperate connection which also handles our DHCP. The Cisco is plugged into our network switch, as is ...
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Cisco VoIP telephony - Can't save Night Service Bell Configuration

When trying to save "Night Service Bell Configuration" settings under Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express the following error message pops up. Configuration change failed. Please report the ...
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Are Cisco admins expected to understand classful networks?

While studying for the CCENT exam, my reference materials have made an alarming number of references to class A/B/C networks. Thankfully they just treat Class A/B/C as shorthand for /8, /16, and /24 ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 No LAN access through VPN

I have been fighting with this ASA 5505 for a days now. I am verly new to networking and need support by the community! I have completely configured the CISCO 5505 allowing me to browse the internet ...
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How can I add ACL entry comments on a Cisco 3750?

I'm trying to find the best way to add comments into my access-lists. For the moment, the only maneer I found is the following one: switch#conf t switch(config)#ip access-list extended VLAN-TEST3 ...
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Enabling Jumbo Frame on Cisco 2960G

I'm having issue with enabling jumbo frame on my Cisco 2960G. Here is what I tried, and what I got: Switch(config)#system mtu jumbo 9000 vb:: Read-only file system Changes to the system jumbo MTU ...
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Create two users with access to privilege level 15 on Cisco IOS

I have a Cisco router running IOS 12.4. What's the simplest way to: have two users (e.g. user1 and user2), each with his own password both of which can log in via telnet remotely both of which have ...
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3750s not logging mac address changes?

I have enabled mac address change logging on my Cisco 3750s but I'm not getting any results. What am I missing? I've moved hardware a couple times and set up a couple new VMs with totally new MAC ...
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Is there an optimal NAT configuration in Cisco IOS for peer to peer applications?

The Cisco router in my organisation is set up to use Port Address Translation (PAT) for Internet connectivity. ie All outbound internet connections are from the ip address or the border Cisco ...
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How do I make Cisco phones use <user>@<domain> instead of <user>@<ip> in SIP messages

I am using Cisco 8000 and 9000 series IP phones and registering them to Opensips. The problem is that I want to communicate with the proxy using @ instead of @ so I can have multiple domains on one ...
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Trouble with EMC vNXE and Cisco Catalyst Configuration for vSphere 5.5

Good afternoon, we have recently purchased -two Cisco Catalyst 2960-x switches -two Dell PowerEdge 320R server -1 EMC vNXE 3300-1 storage device I'm having a difficult time configuring the ...
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Cisco switch VLANing based on MAC address

Is it possible (or advisable) to tell a Cisco switch to VLAN based on MAC address? If so, how? I know it can be done on a port-by-port basis, but I'd like more granularity than that. We're using ...
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Reading .pcap files by CISCO ASA5515-X

I have .pcap file that already includes thousands of packets. I want to analyze these packets via CISCO ASA5515-X to observe how much of them are possible to be an attack packet (malicious). However, ...
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Fixed ip to specific lan port

How should I go forth to set a fixed/static ip dedicated to one lan port in my switch or router, so that everything i plug in that specific port acquires the same ip? I have a Linksys EA6700 Wireless ...
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Cisco ISE 1.2.5 - Exporting Custom Reports

Having some troubles exporting reports from ISE when they have a custom time period. Trying to export the past 5 months, but even a custom period of the last 4 days for example will not export. I can ...
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Unable to ping from/to Cisco IOS XE (CSR 1000v)

I have a lab that requires connecting an IOL router and a CSR 1000v (IOS XE). Both are set on Vmware workstation 10 - Win 8 within a proper VMnet. The other routers (IOL and XR) can ping each other ...
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How can I make an internet facing TFTP server secure?

I have many Cisco IP phones that operate in the following manner (oversimplified): Negotiate with DHCP for IP, DNS, TFTP, etc. Look for SEPXXXXXXXXXXXX.cnf.xml configuration file on TFTP server ...
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WCCP and Squid, and Tunnels

I'm trying to configure WCCP + Squid with the following documentation: http://www.crypt.gen.nz/papers/cisco_squid_wccp.html I have a cisco switch, a test client, and a squid proxy server. I think ...
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Sending traps for FIB changes

I'm trying to enable sending traps for FIB changes, and I've been working on this for weeks. I finally found these commands, but my Cisco 2600 does not accept the "cef" command. Can anyone help me ...
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vpnc not work on linux backup machine

I have a very strange problem with the VPNC ( vpnc cisco client , open source vpn for cisco ) I installed the VPNC on my linux machine linux_box1 ( red-hat version 6.3 ) this machine is VM ware ...
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Port mirroring on CISCO 2960S

I am trying to do a port mirroring of the traffic for my core switch to a port on my managed switch. The environment that i have is a stacked switch, with 1 serving as the core switch and 2 serving ...
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Cisco VPNC + get time out on target machine

I am running VPNC on linux red-hat machine ( version 6.3 ) , And my VPN connection seems to be timing out after 10-20 min . If it goes unused for more than a few minutes, I have to kill VPNC and ...
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VPNC cisco + quick mode response rejected error

I installed a vpnc on my Linux red-hat machine version 6.3 Most of the cases vpnc work well ( connecting to gateway customers by vpnc ) But against some particular customers ( Cisco gateways ) , ...
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cisco VPNC - why vpnc not block the LAN interface?

Subject : VPNC allow local LAN access in spite we activate the vpnc on my Linux red-hat machine As all know when we want to activate the cisco vpn on win machine , once vpn is active then the LAN ...
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Cisco 881W Zone Base Firewall

I cannot ping an Internal system to a DMZ system. I have checked the policy map session and everything time I do a ping the match shows the first ping was matched but none of the other pings were ...
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How to view traffic operating on a specific port without plugging into egress interface? (Cisco IOS)

I'm trying to track down what host is infected with ZeroAccess on my network. It runs on ports 16464-16471. I would like to find this host without having to connect my laptop to the egress (WAN) ...
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Is running our workstation network through VoIP handset best practice? [closed]

We are purchasing a Cisco UC VoIP phone system and the handsets come in two flavors: 100mb and 1gb. Both allow network pass-through of another device such as a printer or workstation. Is this an ...
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How can I get QoS over a WDS bridge on Cisco WAP551

I have two Cisco WAP551 devices bridging two physical locations wirelessly across the street from each other (200 feet, line-of-sight through a window). This is replacing a much, much older wireless ...
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CISCO: conditional port-based NAT (policy-based PAT)?

I have a problem to nat-translate inbound http packets to different local_ips based on some condition (like dscp bits set). Actually the dscp bits get set on the incoming trafic using NBAR. I hope ...