Marwan ALshawi

Member Since: Aug 10, 2007

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Marwan ALshawi commented on BGP Multihoing with Firewall cluster in WAN, Routing and Switching 4 months ago

Hi  I am assuming the firewalls support BGP otherwise this is something no need to be discussed ...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Ask the Expert: Next-Generation Data Center Design and Architecture in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Hi Henry,there are several ways for integrating Nexus with 6500 for migration purposesfirst you...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Ask the Expert: Next-Generation Data Center Design and Architecture in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Dear Jigar,thanks for your questionwell Cisco since years introduced several technologies and...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Ask the Expert: Next-Generation Data Center Design and Architecture in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Hi Daniel,as you mentioned with Cisco Fabric path there might be in some scenarios multiple...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Ask the Expert: Next-Generation Data Center Design and Architecture in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Hi Zahir,this is interesting question, as you know with extended L2 there is always difficulty with...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Ask the Expert: Next-Generation Data Center Design and Architecture in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Hi Sarah,the typical approaches for this type of scenario is as you mentioned either by using VLANs...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Issue with routing over Nexus 7000 vpc peerlink in LAN, Switching and Routing 2 years ago

both will workbut if you want to use the OSPF over the vPC peerling make sure to use a non vPC Vlan...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Ask the Expert: Next-Generation Data Center Design and Architecture in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Hi SeanI see what you mean here, "from the link that you put" it is clearly mentioned 2x FEXs can...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Ask the Expert: Next-Generation Data Center Design and Architecture in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Hi SeanThanks for your participation,please see the answers below:Q1: Enhanced vPC can provide the...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Ask the Expert: Next-Generation Data Center Design and Architecture in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Hi TarunThanks for your questionI am assuming here you mean software upgrade, in this case for sure...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Nexus 7000 PBR, VPC, Routing with Netscaler Offload Design Issue in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

were you able to fix it ?why dont you configure source NATinbound should go to the VIP of the...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Collapsed Core with Nexus 3524 in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

For sure you can use the 5548 with L3 as a collapsed core/distribution for a small DChowever I...

Marwan ALshawi commented on What is the benefit of integrating TMS/VCSc/VCSe into the call manager environment ? in Collaboration 2 years ago

hi James, see answers below:Customer#1  the benefit of integrating the Telepresnece environment...

Marwan ALshawi commented on CUCM v8.5 with 3 SIP Trunks to Lync Servers - Route Group Distribution Algorithm in Collaboration 2 years ago

hi there the circular algorithm will work the way you mentioned but i suggest you to try and make...

Marwan ALshawi commented on CUCM Design for 3K user in Collaboration 2 years ago

I mentioned 3 ova because you can distribute Moh and TFTP services across the sub servers not on a...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Cisco VMDC in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

both VRF and VDC options are valid designs, its all about which approach you prefer and simpler...

Marwan ALshawi commented on CUCM Design for 3K user in Collaboration 2 years ago

Hi Ahmed for1- you need 3x ovas/VMs the MOHD/TFTP can be used with the other servers ( optional ) 2...

Marwan ALshawi commented on CUCM Design for 3K user in Collaboration 2 years ago

I would use combination of both 2x7500 ova subs each sub in different UCS server and distribute the...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Dual DC design discussion (large scale enterprise) in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

From a high level point of view Active/active DC is complicated but achievable The complication...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Design ideas in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

first of all nexus 2K is like a remote line card, for access ports and it can be used with N5K, N6K...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Design ideas in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Fabric path can be more useful when you've large L2 domain many access to distribution switches and...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Design ideas in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

First of all you need to keep in mind you dont need to use all the features within nexus switch in...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Nexus 1000v and Juniper Backbone in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

As Collin mentioned N1000v can connect to any other vendor, its just a sort of SDN switch where you...

Marwan ALshawi commented on BGP multi-homing with two different providers – iBGP and traversal question. in Borderless Networks 2 years ago

be careful with your setup is you may end up blackwhole your traffic because you have FWs in the...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Hub / 50 Spokes - product considerations in Borderless Networks 2 years ago

well 50 is not a big number for the hub you can consider 2900 or 3900 ISR router for the spoke any...

Marwan ALshawi commented on How can use internet bandwidth load balancing between two ISP from cisco asa 5510 firewall in Borderless Networks 2 years ago

firewalls can not do loadbalncing with cef over differnt interfaces like a router however what you...

Marwan ALshawi commented on RP Redundancy with PIM Bidir - Phantom RP in Network Infrastructure 2 years ago

Nice Doc 5+ quick question, in this case with auo-rp the other routers in the network still need to...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Subnet-Based VLAN Classifiers in Collaboration 2 years ago

Can you give us example of how you want to use it, so we may provide you with some alternatives !

Marwan ALshawi commented on Can Onboard 10G port of SUP be used for User Traffic?? in Borderless Networks 2 years ago

instandby state for control plane like routing, however for forwarding it will continue to forward...

Marwan ALshawi commented on failover network topology in Borderless Networks 2 years ago

No need for STP, leave enabled onlywhen you put multiple switches in a stack they will act as one...

Marwan ALshawi commented on failover network topology in Borderless Networks 2 years ago

Hi there first of all have you checked cisco nexus switches that are designed for data center...

Marwan ALshawi commented on MPLS TE SRLG(Shared Risk Link Groups) in MPLS 2 years ago

try this in R2 e1/0 ( red path ) configure the below command:interface e1/0 mpls traffic-...

Marwan ALshawi commented on TE and Inter AS material ??? in MPLS 2 years ago

very nice, 5+ by the way what is the best/simple way to send L3VPN traffic over Inter-AS TE tunnel...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Nexus 7000 Proxy L3 Routing in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Nice response Rebecca, 5+

Marwan ALshawi commented on CUSP Post-Normalization v8.5.4 in Collaboration 2 years ago

Dear This forum is focused more on design and not technical configurations, I suggest you to post...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Multi-hop MPLS TE tunnels with diverse dynamic paths in MPLS 2 years ago

I think you can create multiple templates and by using CBTS to route the desired traffic over the...

Marwan ALshawi commented on 5548 with L3 daughter card or 6001 for collapsed core/distribution in Data Center & Virtualization 2 years ago

Hi MalcolmI think the 6001 is a good option since its stronger in performance and port density than...

Marwan ALshawi commented on What is the difference bewteen MCU, VCS and ISR (DSP 3) in Collaboration 2 years ago

to my knowledge there is no support currently for direct VCS-E to CUCM and in this case you need...

Marwan ALshawi commented on What is the difference bewteen MCU, VCS and ISR (DSP 3) in Collaboration 2 years ago

Hi There as per the document you are referring to which I posted prevously VCS is a call control...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Nexus 5596t features in Data Center & Virtualization 3 years ago

Hi there the nexus 5K works as parent switch to the N2K ( 2248TP) like a remote line card if the L3...

Marwan ALshawi commented on RFP Documentation in Borderless Networks 3 years ago

My recommendation is: 65K with VSS -- Check what SUP being used you may consider 65K SUP 2T ASA...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Nexus 7000 Proxy L3 Routing in Data Center & Virtualization 3 years ago

u can not the Nexus dose not support both M and F2 line card int he same VDC the new line card F2e...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Nexus 5548UP - HSRP and vPC, tracking required? in Data Center & Virtualization 3 years ago

Hi Nick there is two tracking can be use din nexus enviroment HSRP tracking and vPC tracking for...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Nexus 7000 Proxy L3 Routing in Data Center & Virtualization 3 years ago

L3 proxy is required only when you have M with F1, F2 already support L3 but keep in mind that F2...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Cisco Nexus 7009 DC Core Switch with MDS 9250i SAN Switch Design/Deployment Guide between two DC's in Data Center & Virtualization 3 years ago

check out this link it might be helpful http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/solutions/Enterprise/...

Marwan ALshawi commented on SVI in HSRP not able to ping between N7K Pairs (Directly Connected) in Data Center & Virtualization 3 years ago

if they are in differnt VRFs you can not ping but if the inter switch is L2 for same vlan they you...

Marwan ALshawi commented on SVI in HSRP not able to ping between N7K Pairs (Directly Connected) in Data Center & Virtualization 3 years ago

Hi there your design a bit confusing, because I can't see where is L3 in your network has to...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Inter-AS L3VPN with Option B and Inter-AS TE in MPLS 3 years ago

I agree with your point however I THINK this is not like normal tunnel because this tunnel has path...

Marwan ALshawi commented on Inter-AS L3VPN with Option B and Inter-AS TE in MPLS 3 years ago

can you try to usedestination IP in the hean end that point to the tail-end IP and use static route...

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- CCDE 2013::66
- CCDP
- CCNP
- CCNP (Voice)
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- Cisco Data Center Unified Computing








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