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[Networking Lab] GNS3 Lab to practice with OSPF LSA types and areas (TCP/IP Volume I)

Here we go with another Lab with GNS3 and IOU. This time is to review and practice the OSPF configurations as well as LSA types, Areas, routing table, virtual links and whatever you’d like to study for OSPF. The exercise rebuilds the one reported in TCP/IP Volume I book on Chapter 8. The topology is […]

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GNS3 - RIP and RIPng TCP/IP Volume 1 Topology

[Networking Lab] RIP and RIPng configuration exercise (TCP/IP Volume 1)

Hi there! Yet another GNS3 laboratory for a bit of practice. This time I arranged the starting configuration to play with RIP and RIPng following the exercise found on TCP/IP Volume 1, Chapter 6. As always, let me provide you with the topology picture: This time the picture is also showing what are the configurations […]

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TCP_IPVol1_Chap3_exer3_GNS3_topo

[Networking Lab] Static route and load sharing practising (TCP/IP Volume 1)

This GNS3 laboratory is a simple reproduction of the Configuration exercise number 3 of Chapter 3 (static routing) of the well known book TCP/IP Volume 1 for the CCIE professional development. I think it is a very good practice to review the configuration of static routes to achieve redundancy with utilization of floating static routes […]

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GNS3 ready to use

[Networking - Lab] Ready-to-go GNS3 Switch and Routers config for your lab.

A lot of times, when you would like to reproduce some behavior in a Network, you need to add a lot of basic configs on your routers and switches. You need to add loopback, ip address, unshut interfaces, create vlans, activate SVIs, configure access ports and so on. If you have not too much time, […]

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OSPF Area types LAB topology screenshot

[Networking - LAB] OSPF, get familiar with LSA types and AREAs

I am always reviewing Routing topics to have them all the time fresh in my mind, especially when I don’t practice with them a lot during daily works. This time I decided to refresh my knowledge about OSPF Areas and OSPF LSA types. To do that I prepared a very simple laboratory topology using GNS3 […]

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