EIGRP Basics

EIGRP is a Cisco proprietary protocol. If you don’t mind being locked in using a vendor specific protocol you will then enjoy using a robust, well-developed protocol that will meet most enterprise network needs. Here are a few basic bullet points about EIGPR:

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So you have been tasked with drawing a network diagram, and you run to the typical first option (pen + paper). This works for some situations but not all, especially when you need to have a nicely presented diagram.

I have been looking for software that is cheap that could replace Visio for me and I think I found what I was looking for. draw.io is an incredible tool which allows you to draw networks, save your templates, and print for distribution all for the price of $free. I know its hard to believe but you should check it out and let me know if this tool has worked to replace your (pen + paper), Visio, or other network drawing tools:

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CCNP Routing & Switching ROUTE 300-101 Chapters 1 & 2 Notes Part III

CCNP Routing & Switching ROUTE 300-101 Chapters 1 & 2 Notes:

Remote Site Connectivity:

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)is used by service providers and enterprise networks to segment traffic based on an MPLS label rather than an IP address.
  • Tunnel-Based Virtual Private Networks
    • Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)
    • Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)
    • Multipoint GRE
    • IPsec

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