I've got an interesting situation that I'd like assistance with. My company has recently been given ownership of assets of a company that went bankrupt for defrauding investors in the financial meltdown, and so I'm now the proud owner of all their networking equipment (the FBI seized all their servers and computers). The entire rack is all Cisco, 5 3560 switches, 1 3650 switch, and some older routers (2600, 2800)and a Pix. I'm not interested in the routers, as my network is fairly small and my routers are managed by my ISP, but I am interested in the switches.
What's involved in reconfiguring them and getting them registered into our company's name? Is it just a matter of purchasing SmartNet support for them? I don't have any passwords for them.
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...