Brandon Svec

Member Since: Nov 11, 2008

Brandon Svec commented on Cisco SPA8000 8-port IP in Small Business Voice and Conferencing 4 months ago

You should be able to make it work with elastix/asterisk.  Just Google elastix spa8000 or asterisk...

Brandon Svec commented on Site to site VPN using Dynamic IP on Meraki MX 64 in Small Business Support Community 4 months ago

Meraki MX appliances have dynamic DNS included.  Look at the appliance status page and you will see...

Brandon Svec commented on SPA122 Known Issues in ATAs, Gateways and Accessories 5 months ago

Good catch.  Apparent miscategorization by Cisco.  Maybe ATA190 section has bug reports on SPA122 :)

Brandon Svec commented on SG300-28 - Upgrading Firmware and Boot Version in Small Business Switches 5 months ago

Yes, you need to update the boot file first.  Actually, you can do both in one session in my...

Brandon Svec commented on SPA122 Known Issues in ATAs, Gateways and Accessories 5 months ago

I agree, you should ask a specific question and tell us about your issue to see if someone can help...

Brandon Svec commented on Switch Cisco SF300 lose configurations after unexpected power cut in Small Business Switches 5 months ago

Are you sure they are losing configurations?  Or do you just lose access to them somehow?  If you...

Brandon Svec commented on How to setup Mac-Ip binding in switch SG-300 28 port in Small Business Switches 5 months ago

Sorry that didn't help, but since you never actually asked a specific question or provided any...

Brandon Svec commented on How to setup Mac-Ip binding in switch SG-300 28 port in Small Business Switches 5 months ago

The GUI access to this command is under ip configuration > ARP.

Brandon Svec commented on How to setup Mac-Ip binding in switch SG-300 28 port in Small Business Switches 5 months ago

p.332 of the CLI manual didn't help?

Brandon Svec commented on Update old firmware on SG500-52p in Small Business Switches 5 months ago

I guess it depends on what you want to do with the switch and your tolerance for risk. If you just...

Brandon Svec commented on How to setup Mac-Ip binding in switch SG-300 28 port in Small Business Switches 5 months ago

This is just a volunteer/community forum.  If you want to contact Cisco support for that product: ...

Brandon Svec commented on Can't ping across devices on VLANs on 2960X in Small Business Switches 5 months ago

Sounds about right, but can't be sure without seeing your config.  It could be something silly like...

Brandon Svec commented on Question about how to use cisco 3750 switches on a simple brighthouse modem in Orlando Florida in LAN, Switching and Routing 5 months ago

It's hard to say with limited info, but I suspect you need to do more than just plug cables in the...

Brandon Svec commented on Question about how to use cisco 3750 switches on a simple brighthouse modem in Orlando Florida in LAN, Switching and Routing 5 months ago

The console port is a serial port and not an ethernet port and that is an important...

Brandon Svec commented on SPA8000 hacked- three hours on tech support so far but no help in Small Business Support Service 6 months ago

How have you contacted Cisco?  That product should be supported by SBSC, not regular TAC: http://...

Brandon Svec commented on CISCO SMALL BUSINESS RV SERIES ROUTERS in Small Business Support Community 6 months ago

It doesn't appear the RV series has an integrated wireless model with that many ports:  http://www....

Brandon Svec commented on SG300-52 firmware update in Small Business Network and Smart Storage 6 months ago

Great.  Thanks for coming back to update.

Brandon Svec commented on SPA504G bulk edit one parameter in Voice Systems 6 months ago

Never done it myself, but these should help? http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/td/docs/voice_ip_comm...

Brandon Svec commented on Cisco Wireless Setup for Small Business with 50 Users in Small Business Routers 7 months ago

I wouldn't expect any integrated wireless router to handle 50-60 simultaneous users without issue...

Brandon Svec commented on Using SG300 in conjunction with Asus RT-AC68U in Online Chat Support 7 months ago

Hmm. This is just a guess, but maybe the modem and router both serve DHCP and conflict?  You wouldn...

Brandon Svec commented on UC540 Auto Attendant dont transfer calls in IP Telephony 7 months ago

You might try moving your post over to ip telephony.  Not sure most voice experts watch this forum...

Brandon Svec commented on help with SG300-28 and 2 x SG300-10 for my home / lab setup in Small Business Switches 7 months ago

Yes, that is correct as long as you create the same VLANs on all the switches and include them on...

Brandon Svec commented on help with SG300-28 and 2 x SG300-10 for my home / lab setup in Small Business Switches 7 months ago

Nice MS Paint work :) My first advice is run the global command 'macro auto disabled' on all the...

Brandon Svec commented on UC540 Auto Attendant dont transfer calls in IP Telephony 7 months ago

I don't know too much about CUE, but dtmf-relay rtp-nte doesn't seem right.  I would make sure the...

Brandon Svec commented on SG300-52 firmware update in Small Business Network and Smart Storage 7 months ago

You need to do this in a couple steps and need to update the boot file via tftp.  Here is alink to...

Brandon Svec commented on SG500-52-K9-NA Voice and Data ?s in Small Business Switches 8 months ago

Probably the computer is picking up DHCP and getting access on the native VLAN 1.  Are you trying...

Brandon Svec commented on Configuring SG500-52 in LAN, Switching and Routing 8 months ago

It looks like you have two switches in stack mode and connected your serial cable to unit 2?  As I...

Brandon Svec commented on migrate SRW2024 in LAN, Switching and Routing 8 months ago

I guess it depends on what new switch you choose, but copy/paste would be my recommendation.  Even...

Brandon Svec commented on Failing to access the internet from SG300-52 switch in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

I'm not sure that is accurate.  If the switch is in router mode I though the two were...

Brandon Svec commented on Is there any way to filter the output of the command using PIPE in Cisco SB Switches ? in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

Even though it looks more or less like ios, it is different.  You can do interface ranges at least...

Brandon Svec commented on cisco 300 sf300-48pp switch console access issue in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

Are you using the included console cable?  What are you connecting the other end to?  Can you...

Brandon Svec commented on Server 2012 DHCP connected to Cisco SG200-26 not leasing IP Addresses in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

.."the DHCP server that the computer was denied access.." Not sure in what context you saw this,...

Brandon Svec commented on Server 2012 DHCP connected to Cisco SG200-26 not leasing IP Addresses in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

Maybe fire up wireshark on a workstation and look at the DHCP communication and/or just look at the...

Brandon Svec commented on SF300 vs 2960 POE in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

Sure.  CDP and LLDP.  They just don't use that term 'auto voice vlan discovery', I think. http://...

Brandon Svec commented on SF300 vs 2960 POE in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

2960. The main reason to use the SMB switches would be financial and they are simply not as...

Brandon Svec commented on SG 200 LLDP-MED configuration in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

Good for you :)  Thanks for coming back to update.  Curious why you could just use auto voice VLAN...

Brandon Svec commented on SG 200 LLDP-MED configuration in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

I'm not familiar with the Siemens phones and I always avoid the 200 series switches in favor of 300...

Brandon Svec commented on SRW2008P-K9 in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

I think SRW2008P is SG300-10P.  So, the main (only?) difference between SG300-10P and SG300-10PP is...

Brandon Svec commented on SG500 stack: how to remove non-existing interfaces from config? in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

You might also *carefully with backup handy* try: stack reset 3-5 and then reboot.  I got this idea...

Brandon Svec commented on SG500 stack: how to remove non-existing interfaces from config? in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

I think I have seen this before, but didn't let it concern me.  I'm not aware of a way to clear...

Brandon Svec commented on Cisco Compact 24-Port Gigabit Switch with 2 Combo Mini-GBIC Ports (SG102-24-NA) in Small Business Switches 9 months ago

Are you using all 24 copper ports for something else?  Just plug your router into any copper port...

Brandon Svec commented on SF500 loses entire config in Small Business Switches 10 months ago

Do you know if it is being saved to NVRAM?  In CLI you do this with: copy run start or...

Brandon Svec commented on Automating Backups for SF500 in Small Business Switches 10 months ago

If you search the forum for 'automatic backup' you will find some possible solutions ranging from...

Brandon Svec commented on SGE2010P connect Cable Modem to layer3 switch in Small Business Switches 11 months ago

True.  I was assuming VLAN 10 was working (but that is not clear) and if so, then it indicated he...

Brandon Svec commented on SGE2010P connect Cable Modem to layer3 switch in Small Business Switches 11 months ago

Maybe possible. If your switch is in layer 3 mode then make a default route to the cable modem IP (...

Brandon Svec commented on vlan to wan not working in Small Business Switches 11 months ago

The default gateways on the linux hosts should be the VLAN  IP addresses and I think I understand...

Brandon Svec commented on vlan to wan not working in Small Business Switches 11 months ago

It sounds like default gateways of hosts must be 10.100.202.1 and 10.100.204.1 since they can ping...

Brandon Svec commented on SG300-28P & Modem setup in Small Business Switches 11 months ago

Meraki is an "all or nothing" proposition.  You have two choices for licenses on the MX firewalls,...

Brandon Svec commented on SG300-28P & Modem setup in Small Business Switches 11 months ago

Meraki got famous for wireless, but also makes firewalls and switches.  Their MX64 sounds about...

Brandon Svec commented on SG300-28P & Modem setup in Small Business Switches 11 months ago

I see.  I don't think you can make this work without providing a firewall or router between the...

Bio

I have 20 years of voice and data technical experience. Over the years I have obtained over 30 technical certifications on a broad range of products from Cisco , NEC, Nortel, Polycom, ShoreTel, Zultys, Meraki and others.
At Expanets, previously the largest interconnect company in the U.S., I was promoted from field technician to Service Manager and then to Engineering Manager for their Northern California Operations. At Team One Solutions I am a partner and responsible for all voice and data system pre-sale engineering and design as well as post-sale engineering support and professional services.








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