This first part of this chapter gets into the binary nuts and bolts of IP addresses. One stress is on understanding IP addresses, classful vs. classless addresses, dotted quad notation, subnet masks, etc. The real focus is on being able to supernet, subnet and summarize routes in your head, and do it quickly. The author […]
At the end of Ch.4 in OECG, the author points to an IPv6-related link requiring a CCO login. I have a CCO login, but was still without luck, probably because the author’s link was for partners only. There is a different set of IPv6 documents to be found here, no CCO required.
I got through the first part of chapter 4 tonight. I killed pretty much the whole day working on cars and finances. Ick. I did some errands in the morning, went to the bank. Trying to get my taxes organized. Shredding all the credit card offers, and all that. Owed both cars oil changes, FINALLY […]
It looks like Google began indexing this site. I’m getting some low ranked hits for “CCIE Candidate”. I’ll need to seed a bit to get some higher rankings, but that’s not too important, really. As long as Google is indexing me, I’m in a happy place for now.
My weekday schedule is roughly as follows: 4:40am – Get up. 5:10am – On the way to work. 6:00am – The work day begins. 3:00pm – Head home. 3:50pm – Get home, check e-mail, start studying. 6:00pm – Eat dinner. 6:30pm – Finish up studying. 8:00pm – Try to do a little something that isn’t […]
CST – common spanning tree. A single STP instance applied to multiple VLANs STP – spanning tree protocol, IEEE 802.1D. A protocol that runs on a layer 2 network with the purpose of maintaining a loop-free topology. Because loops are not our friend.
I’m done fiddling with other stuff ABOUT the CCIE. Now it’s back to the actual CONTENT that’s going to help me pass these exams. The second half of this chapter talks about optimizing spanning-tree, etherchannels, RST, MST and more. Here we go!
01/01/2007 – 1.5 hours. Read OECG, chapter 1. 01/02/2007 – 1.0 hours. Read OECG, chapter 2. 01/03/2007 – 1.5 hours. Start OECG, chapter 3. 01/04/2007 – 1.0 hours. Finish OECG, chapter 3. 01/05/2007 – 2.0 hours. Install WordPress, create “CCIE Candidate” blog, write some preliminary content. 01/06/2007 – 4.0 hours. Tweak CCIE Candidate look and […]