I swapped out my single Fortigate 100D at home a while back for a cluster of two in active/passive, as part of this migration, that I have written about before I needed to terminate any DHCP or PPPoE interfaces on a different piece of kit than the clustered firewalls. I have had this in the […]
I recently tried to deploy Cisco VIRL on VMWare Workstation 10 – the install instructions are for v8 – there are a few differences I noted.
After years of waiting, Cisco VIRL (virtual internet routing labs) is now available for download: http://virl.cisco.com
With the release of Cisco’s new network simulation software (calling it this is a huge injustice) looming around the corner, just a brief taster of why you need Cisco VIRL for your home lab (also – latest info suggests it’s free for individuals!):
Obviously nowadays when admining we mostly have laptops – laptops don’t tend to come with serial I/O ports anymore, so you buy a Serial -> USB adapter, say this one or any one with a legit (there are fakes) FDTI FT232RL chipset. Download and install the relevant drivers but where do we go from here? Specifically […]