CCNP SWITCH and GNS3 – part 2.3 LAB - Configuring User AAA authentication and 802.1X port-based authentication

Scenario You start your new carrier as a network professional in company which is responsible for prepare, plan, design and implementation phase of AAA user authentication and 8021.x port-based authentication in customer network. Because you are new in the team you need to prove your boss that you has sufficient knowledge to participate in Implementation […]
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CCNP SWITCH and GNS3 – part 2.2 FreeRadius and WPA supplicant installation and configuration

LiSA is Linux Multilayer switch developed by Romanian developers and can do L2 switching and L3 routing between virtual switch interfaces. I made Qemu images of LISA installed on Centos 5.4 and you can use this image  for building your virtual network  in GNS3 environment.  GNS3 also  supports Dynamips emulator which can emulate older Cisco […]
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CCNP SWITCH and GNS3 - part 2.1 The theory behind AAA and Dot1x authentication

When I started to learn authentication  methods using AAA and port-based  authentication using dot1x   for CCNP Switch exam I was very excited abut this stuff. I would like to talk about AAA, dot1x and how the GNS3 can help us to practise it  but first we  should spend some time reading the theory behind this […]
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CCNP SWITCH 642-813 and GNS3 - part 1 Introduction

Introduction If you want to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional engineer you need to prove  the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks Your ability is tested with these three Cisco exams: 642-902 ROUTE Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) 642-813 SWITCH Implementing Cisco IP switched Networks (SWITCH) 642-832 TSHOOT […]
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