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Use mail attribute for 802.1x RADIUS authenticatioon with Microsoft NPS

We have run a Cisco WiFi network that uses 802.1x to authentication logins against Active Directory. Employees login using their UPN prefix, and all works well. For various reasons we'd like users ...
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limited connectivity at end nodes

I am running a campus wide network of a University and experienced a very unusual scenario for my network. The problem is two folds and therefore i would like to explain that separately after briefly ...
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Is it possible to increase the size of RAM of a CISCO UCS blade server?

We have a Cisco UCS Server which has 256GB RAM and installed with Win 2008 Server 64bit. I wanted to know can we upgrade its RAM to 512GB RAM? Is it possible to do that or do we need to build a new ...
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Why is Router IP Address Repeated in Trace Command?

I have a network that is a branch of our central office. The central office is located in another city and I connect to the central office with a Cisco router using a leased line E1 cable(using Telco)....
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Cisco switch, how to determine MAC address of connected device or wake device up?

switch1#show interfaces descri ... Fa0/13 up up Fa0/14 down down Fa0/15 up up ... (the lights ...
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Pinging a host from a router through the selected interface

In a typical Cisco router it's possible to ping a host from the router's OS. When the ping packet leaves router (call it R1) through the fa0/0 interface, the source IP of that packet it set to the IP ...
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Sending IOS .bin file to Cisco 3750 Catalyst Using TeraTerm (xmodem)

I want to Update my Cisco 3750 Catalyst IOS. I don't have a LAN Connection with the Switch,just Console Cable, so I'm using xmodem and Tera Term to send the .bin file to switch. When I go to Tera ...
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Putty blank when connected to Cisco Catalyst 3500

I'm using the normal blue RJ45 to DB9 cable plugged into my Cisco Catalyst 3500 series XL switch. That cable is connected to a serial-to-usb adapter that I got from Monoprice, and that is plugged into ...
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Cisco ASA5505 compatible RAM

I have a Cisco ASA5505 which I've acquired. It boots up first time successfully, and works without issue, however as soon as I reboot, it fails to boot with the flashing light sequence which indicates ...
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configuring cisco pix over ssh

my work comp is behind a cisco pix. i am trying to connect to a client's VPN, but the cisco pix wont let me through. figured out that i need to open port 1723. but the pix admin just wont load. so ...
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Cisco 1941 EIGRP UP DOWN

We have two cisco routers 1841 and 1941. The 1841 keeps generating "holding time expired" and "interface goodbye recieved" about its neighbor the 1941. The VPN IPSec protocol seems to stay up. ...
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ip dhcp excluded-address command no work

I want to provide 1.1.1.101 to 1.1.1.126 using dhcp pool. Here is my configuration no ip dhcp use vrf connected ip dhcp excluded-address 1.1.1.1 1.1.1.100 ip dhcp excluded-address 1.1.1.127 1.1.1.254 ...
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ICMP DDoS, proper ACL?

We are having about a 3-4Gbps ICMP flood on one of our servers and I wonder.. I have a 20gbps of DDoS protection but the proetction seems ineffective against ICMP funnily (it worked well to block a ...
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Cisco Router 1811/k9 DDR memory test failed

Recently i statrted having problems with my cisco router 1811/k9, apparently was booting continually when restarted. After i connected it to my console i found the problem while booting: ... SPD ...
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high ping6 latancy for cisco C3750

I have one cisco router with IOS software ( IOS Software, C3750 Software (C3750-IPSERVICESK9-M), Version 12.2(55)SE1). Recently, there is big ping latency, when I ping from one HP Gen6 SERVER which ...
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LACP : Cisco ASA 5515 & Switch ProCurve 2920

I've two ASAs 5515 connected in failover Active/Stand by (on Gi0/5) My two ASAs are connected to two Switch ProCurve 2920 to have HA if something happens. So I plug something like that (don't pay ...
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Real time Rssi from Clients from a Cisco WLC

I have a Cisco WLC and different LWAPPs. What I am looking for is a way to be able to get in the WLC the rssi of all connected clients. For the moment I am able to access through SNMP to the ...
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How Can I Have 1 Device Ignore Cisco Default Route?

I have a two building infrastructure that I need a few access point devices in Building 2 talk to the default gateway in Building 1. Each building has its own firewall. Each building is connected ...
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Long Response Times for Reads via FCoE

We're getting some intriguing performance with our new FCoE environment, and I was hoping that people could let me know if what we're seeing is expected behaviour. Our switching environment consists ...
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Cisco switch can't log off VTY user

I have a Cisco 3821 switch sitting on the edge that has 4 connections from China that can't be booted off. c3821:#sh users ... 12 vty 11 idle 1y40w cm-114-109-36-...
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How to access integrated switch module of a Cisco 3850 Router

I have a Cisco 3850 Switch with the 48-port switch addon module. Both the router and the switch have a IP address and telnet enabled, but telnet recently stopped working on the switch module. I can ...
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Can a Cisco SG300 Layer 3 Switch act as a NAT router?

I have following Network Setup: Basic Home Wifi Router ------------------------------------------------ | Cisco 2500 Series Wireless ...
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UPnP With Cisco ASA

I recently bought a Cisco ASA 5500 for my home office. I was planning on installing and configuring it this weekend, but it only just occurred to me that it probably doesn't support UPnP, and that I'...
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Cisco 1921 ISR K9 with Cisco 2620xm failover

I have a Cisco 1921 ISR and a Cisco 2600 Router (2620xm). The C1921 is the primary router on the corporate network. I would like the Cisco 2600 to connect to a module on the C1921 and provide 2 ...
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How to configure Cisco VPNUI shortcut to open a specific host?

How do I configure the Cisco VPNUI client as a shortcut to open a specific host? As far as I can tell, the program doesn't take an command line arguments, or does it? The problem is that the VPNUI....
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Cisco 2621XM Configuration with Comcast Business Modem

I have a Cisco 2620xm router that I have ran into trouble getting it to connect to a comcast modem/gateway for internet service. The router and modem used by Comcast is a DPC3... The interfaces on the ...
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VMware remote virtual serial port concentrator

I'm setting up a Cisco virtual wireless controller using the guide provided here: http://www.labminutes.com/wlc0001_vwlc_7_3_vmware_installation The narrator talks about making sure your VMware is ...
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Cisco BGP Unequal Cost Load Balancing

I'm trying to implement BGP Unequal Cost Load Balancing feature in my network. According to cisco manuals (long: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios/12_2s/feature/guide/fsbgplb.html, short: https:...
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Port-scanning on Cisco router with Nmap

I have Cisco 2911 router just booted with factory settings and no ACLs or NAT configured. All I did is turned on the interfaces and assigned IPs. I am trying to scan for open ports with Nmap, but the ...
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How is my newer Cisco Switch finding the default gateway?

Is there something new that I do not know about with newer Cisco gear. In order to manage my switch I usually have to assign a VLAN 1 interface and add a default route (or ip default-gateway) to ...
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Cisco ASA: port forwarding to different IP depending on client IP/subnet outside

I have Cisco ASA 8.2(5) and would like to configure port forwarding. Cisco ASA has 2 interfaces: outside with IP 192.168.57.2 inside with IP 192.168.1.1 I have two subnets reachable through ...
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Port Forwarding on Cisco Router

I'm a Cisco newbie, have the 1841, with two ethernet interfaces: interface FastEthernet0/0: Internal Desired destination IP: 186.67.181.140 interface FastEthernet0/1: External World IP 186.67.181....
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SNMP table for physical interfaces Cisco routers

For monitoring purposes, we are querying via SNMP the ifTable of our Cisco Catalyst routers. But virtual interfaces, like vlans are also returned, this list can become quite long, but even more, it ...
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cisco 2500 series controller keeps dropping devices

I have a cisco 2504 controller with 3502 ap's. This is all configured and works a lot faster than our old system already except these seem to drop clients every 20-30mins or so for a few seconds. ...
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Meraki Switch Uplink

Bare with me as I am not the greatest at networking and vlans but i can usually figure it out if i can find info. I have a new switch from Cisco Meraki (MS220-8P) and i am trying to configure a Dual ...
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How to remove second ip address from a vlan interface on a switch?

I am using ssh to remotely connect to a Dell PowerConnect switch (Dell uses the same commands as Cisco). I need to change the ip address of vlan 1 from 192.x.x.x to 10.x.x.x. I am able to add the new ...
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SSH'ing from a different subnet. The router does not seem to route correctly

An EDIT was made at the bottom I have a macbook on 192.168.12.x subnet, and a debian machine with apache2 server with ssh enabled sitting on 192.168.1.x subnet. The debian machine has a static IP ...
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Cisco 2960-X switch converting unicast video stream to multicast video stream

Can we convert unicast video stream to multicast video stream just using Cisco 2960-X switch ? Note: I tried to route incoming stream to 235.6.6.6 as it is my multicast ip adress, I used. In order ...
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Tagged and Untagged Cisco vLAN port

I have a whole bunch of Dell switches I support and most of our users have a VOIP phone on vLAN 999 and a PC on a couple of vLANs. On the Dell switches I simply set the PC's vlan to untagged and then ...
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Allow tcp traffic on certain ports from certain IP addresses with Cisco router

I have a Cisco 887 router where I want to allow tcp traffic from a set of external IP addresses to one of the servers on the inside. Further more I only want to allow traffic to certain ports. E.g. ...
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Cisco 2960G switch console username. Cannot login

I have a Cisco 2960G switch and I have configured a line console password on it. But I have not set a username and when I attach a cable to the console port I am asked for a username, but I cannot ...
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IP NAT from router to SSL-VPN appliance

Has anyone use Cisco 891-K9 to forward 443/SSL to a SSL VPN appliance? (I've never encountered this situation before because either the public facing router terminated VPN directly or we had multiple ...
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Is it possible to access inside server using outside address from dmz an a Cisco ASA

We have a Cisco ASA 5506-X (running ASA 9.5(1)) and a /28 public network. The first available address in the public network is assigned to the outside interface of the ASA and has NAT/PAT to several ...
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VPN (PPTP) connects successfully but unable to ping some devices in the LAN

My working company has this router (Cisco RV042G Gigabit Dual WAN VPN Router) and it has the IP 192.168.1.1 with subnet mask 255.255.255.0. It has 3 devices directly connected to its LAN ports, an ...
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Cisco Unified Presence Server - Update Lync Status value for In a Call

The default value in Lync for a busy status is numerically represented as 6500. Is it possible to change the "In a call" status that the Cisco Unified Presence Server provides the Lync server.
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My wireless is faster than my lan by a lot… why?

At my job the wireless is pulling download speeds of 11mbps and uploading at 2mbps. The lan however is averaging around 2-5mbps download and 1-2mbps upload. Our setup is pretty basic, a cable modem, ...
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Cisco 1841 - Configuration Issue with NAT

We recently dug out an old Cisco 1841 to solve a need and have been in the process of trying to configure it appropriately. Admittedly, this is my first escapade into the land of Cisco Routing. I've ...
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How to find out from which switch is coming the exact MAC address

I am working on a big company with 2 Backbone routers (ARS9K) and 200+ switches (Cisco, D-link, Tp-Link and etc.). Lets say that I know an exact MAC address of a device, but I do not know to which of ...
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How to connect internal IPv6 to IPv4 network

For the past few days Im having "fun" checking different NAT configuration options on srx240. Im looking for a way to enable lab PC connection to internet. Is it possible with this spec, or do I have ...
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Unknown root user on Cisco 1921 router

Just a moment ago I ran the who command on my router and I noticed myself logged in on vty 1 but another user root was on vty 0. The Location under that user is some location I do not know (someone ...