VLAN Access Lists (VACLs)

VACLs are another good layer of security to help control who can talk to who, much like  access control lists that are in firewalls and routers, however the difference is VACLs operate at layer two of the OSI model. There could be situations where you have multiple hosts on the same LAN and want to […]

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The Three Tiers

Working towards the CCNA Cisco talks about a hierarchical network there are three layers to this design. Access Layer, distribution layer and the core layer. Each of them have their own set of functions and is also considered to be a best practice when the network continues to grow and for redundancy along with just a […]

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Understanding AAA

The wonderful AAA which in the Cisco world means, Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting but what does that really mean? In today’s post that’s what we are going to be talking about. What is AAA and what are the benefits of using it along with what is it?

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