IOS: Automate Through Serial Console Port!

Are You Studying for CCNA/CCNP Certification & Using A Physical Lab? Automate On-Boarding Cisco Legacy IOS Devices Before I begin this write-up on this python code. I would like provide you with brief background regarding the out-of-box on-boarding process for modern IOS devices. With iOS-XE/XR and NX-OS, they have on-box python shell. This allows you … More IOS: Automate Through Serial Console Port!

Intro (and little bit more) Hashicorp’s Terraform

I remember thinking a few months ago what is terraform? Initially I was hesitant due to the thought of learning a new programming language(while still in process of learning others) Fortunately, my fears where built on false assumptions. Terraform is a open source software by Hashicorp Terraform it builds/stands-up “virtualised” infrastructure in form of a … More Intro (and little bit more) Hashicorp’s Terraform

Automated Provisioning: Layer 3 Spine and Leaf datacenter style Home Lab

Overview: Layer 3 Spine and Leaf The hardware used: Spine and leafs: Cisco 3750X/Cisco 3850/Cisco 3650x. Cisco Router 2921 as boarder leafs. Servers: HPE ProLiant DL 360P G8, HPE ProLiant DL 380P G9 and HPE ProLiant 360P G7 The code to my entire home lab fabric can be found on my GitHub .Spine & Leaf … More Automated Provisioning: Layer 3 Spine and Leaf datacenter style Home Lab

3 rules: FlexVPN IKEv2 Anyconnect Remote

There was thee major issues which caused the config to not function, or caused compatibility issues with other versions of anyconnect and IOS. I will outline those technical details below: 1. Manually configured IKEv2 proposals must be linked with an IKEv2 policy; otherwise, the proposals are not used in the negotiation.However in the original There … More 3 rules: FlexVPN IKEv2 Anyconnect Remote

FlexVPN: AnyConnect IKEv2 Remote Access: Common Mistake

The issue came to my attention, after reading cisco article on IKEv2:  https://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/sec_conn_ikevpn/configuration/15-1mt/Configuring_Internet_Key_Exchange_Version_2.html Under the proposal section it states: >  “Manually configured IKEv2 proposals must be linked with an IKEv2 policy; otherwise, the proposals are not used in the negotiation” consequently when a proposal is manually configured, this must be called/linked to a policy for example: … More FlexVPN: AnyConnect IKEv2 Remote Access: Common Mistake