The last time I re-certified, it took me three times to pass the CCIE R&S written exam. While that exam is a challenge that many people fail to pass the first time out, I felt like I was getting rusty on some fundamentals. Three times was not the end of the world, but the effort felt forced. I wanted a refresher.
Should you go from the CCNA to the CCIE directly? Why or why not? Considering SDN, is going after the CCIE even a good idea? I opine.
The Cisco Learning Network has posted information about version 5 of the CCIE Routing & Switching program. Key Points If you’re in the version 4 program, 3-June-2014 is your last day to attempt the lab. IPv6 needs to be a part of your life now. As I looked over the blueprints, IPv6 is deeply enmeshed […]
If I am a member of your network or you of mine (how does that work anyway?), you may know I have been working diligently to reach as many hiring companies and CCIEs as possible. In my quest for perfection I am a student of the internet. But while I was still enrolling in the, […]
The question has been posed as to why I’m going after the R&S written to recertify, as opposed to the written from another CCIE track. Intellectually, I’m interested in the other tracks. I love networking. It would be great to take the SP or Voice written exam. However, it’s a matter of practicality. I don’t […]
Time, as they say, flies. It seems like just yesterday I was doing my celebratory weep over the newly awarded digits, but here we are nearly two years later. The time has come to re-certify. To certify at the CCIE level a second time represents a choice. You might think it’s not much of a […]
A little something from Eman Conde, CCIE Agent… What does amnesty mean? Well it has been years since I thumbed through my Funk and Wagnalls dictionary so I could not actually find it! Instead I hopped on-line and looked it up. Noun1.amnesty – a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment Verb1.amnesty – grant […]
Many of you may already be aware of the WISB tool freely available at networkers-online.com. In the words of the author, the tool “is a small program that can be used to automate the configuration of network devices. This can be useful for configuring multiple devices without the need for interactive logging to the device. […]