Everyone usually gets nervous when it comes time for Core upgrades — or any upgrade for that matter. You never know what your gonna hit or if your maintenance window will be longer than it has to! Luckly your you reading this blog post, I’ll have setup by step instructions on what I did to get my Nexus 5ks upgraded to the latest suggested code as of this writing – Release 5.2(1)N1(7).
#1 The way how to disable auto-restart after installing updates is to disable the task in the Task Scheduler: Continue reading
EIGRP is a powerful routing protocol and it is really standout from its ancestor IGRP. The main features are listed below: Continue reading
Cisco’s BGP decision process basically decides which BGP route to take when comparing multiple prefixes to the same destination. It is a rather long process and somewhat tricky. Below, I created a quick reference to its steps. Continue reading
BGP assigns the first valid path as the current best path. BGP then compares the best path with the next path in the list, until BGP reaches the end of the list of valid paths. This list provides the rules that are used to determine the best path: Continue reading