During this current lockdown nearly everything arrives by post and each box contains the same sort of items on a weekly basis, so it was great when a box from the states arrived. Inside was the Cisco Designated VIP kit for 2020; trinkets, drinks container, huge glass paperweight and most importantly new clothes. Sweet! I... Continue Reading →
After 3 years of owning the 'official cert guide' for the ARCH exam and two failed attempts this morning I managed to pass the CCDP exam! Having sat the exam on two previous occasions some of the questions were familiar to me now but that doesn't get away from the fact that the exam has... Continue Reading →
I'm pleased to announce I have been awarded Cisco Designated VIP status 2020 for my CSC posts over the last twelve months. Due to changing contracts and not being fully committed to studying this last year meant I didn't post as much as I could have, so am really pleased I made the selection!
I am pleased to say this blog has been selected as a finalist in the IT Blog Awards hosted by Cisco in the category of 'Most Inspirational'. Please take some time to view the other finalists and cast your vote: https://www.ciscofeedback.vovici.com/se/705E3ECD18791A68
An Ansible playbook for dynamically determining whether an ASA has multiple contexts and backing up the running configuration accordingly.
Roll your own asa_facts module with splits and slices.
Another 12 months pass and I'm pleased to receive notification of CiscoVIP selection: I'm no longer contracting for Cisco so this time it sticks. I'll be traveling to Australia in March for Cisco Live. Can't wait!
Woohoo, after 4 years of posting on CSC I received this email: Only to be told the following day that as I am a Cisco contractor I am not eligible. Maybe 2019?
This post on CSC caught my attention and reminded me of the challenges thrown up whilst working my first IT job at a charity. Typically trying to stitch together enterprise solutions for the bare minimum price. At time of writing to two replies to the post come in at $700 (C881W) and $670 (MX64W). The... Continue Reading →