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In my previous post in april I figured out how to upgrade the software step by step. In the mean time I found out it’s possible to do this in once. You need to setup first some tools before you can start. Have a TFTP and a FTP Server TFTP server needs to contain the…

Read More Cisco ASA – SourceFire 5506-X | direct upgrade to latest build

Lately I’m busy to configure Cisco IOS routers in combination with Remote offices where we place Meraki Appliances (like the MX64, MX65 or the Z1) When we do this we create also a VPN connection (site to site). In this setup the Main office has a Cisco IOS router. Configuration of the Main Office. (Cisco…

Read More Cisco | Cisco IOS router to Meraki Appliance | site-to-site VPN with Zone based Firewalling

Few days ago I configured a SF-302-8P cisco switch for usage of WiFi and a guest-LAN. To relize this solution i had to configure a few VLANs. A tip before you start upgrade to the last version of this Switch because than you have the most commond CLI commands in this switch. If you have…

Read More Cisco | SMB Switch SF 302-8P Configuration for wireless APs and Guest-LAN

Yesterday and today I was working on a Cisco Wireless Controller and 13 AP’s which were standalone. I tried to use the convert tool of Cisco to change the AP’s, as this didn’t work on windows 7 x64. I had to look for an other solution.. And came up with the following idea to do.…

Read More Cisco wireless Access-point from Autonomous AP to Lightweight AP ( quick change via CLI )

Today I upgraded a Cisco ASA 5505 from 256MB memory to 512MB and 128MB Flash to 256MB Flash. After the upgrade the cisco asa forgot the configuration (not that bad, because I had a configuration backup), however after I uploaded the startup-configuration and than I saw the following output. Well I was thinking what is…

Read More Cisco ASA License gone after memory and flash upgrade how-to-recover

How to create a Site-to-Site VPN Between a cisco ASA to a Cisco IOS router with 2 BGP interfaces and a Loopback Interface. I had some days ago a problem. I had a vpn connection but there was no traffic going over this connection. Below in the diagram how I created this solution and how…

Read More Cisco Router – Site to site configuration on a router with 2 BGP interfaces and 1 Loopback interface with External IP.

Earlier this year I made a trunk connection between HP Procurve switch and a VMWare ESXi5. But now i’ve created a connection between a Cisco Catalyst Switch 3750 and a VMWare ESXi5 To do this you have to go to the configuration of you ESX Server and than the Network properties. Choose the vSwitch you…

Read More Cisco catalyst switch ( ether channel settings ) to VMWare ESXi 5

In this blog post I will write about the configuration between a Cisco Catalyst Switch and a NetAPP storage device. You will see in this example that I’ve used a VLAN tag 10 on the Interfaces which are used for the EtherChannel configuration Configure first the interface ports which you going to use for the…

Read More Cisco to Netapp configuration | How to configure a stacked switch and Netapp Controller