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Config Museum

Cisco exams, even the entry-level ICND1 exam, require you to be ready to configure routers and switches, and troubleshoot what's wrong with the existing configuration. One way to prepare: repetition! Config Museum posts let you get those reps, with a simple problem statement, a chance to configure on paper, with an answer to follow.

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Subnet Exercises

The undisputed number 1 most important CCENT topic? IP Subnetting. Want more exercises? The CCENT Skills blog, has a variety of options. Just check the Questions tab at the top of the page, and you'll see several categories of subnetting practice.

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Sat, 01 Apr 2017 14:52:29 -0400

Use this practice drill for #ICND2 or #CCNA IPv6 practice. Short and sweet: look to the earlier post with 10 practice problems, and today’s post for the answers. The goal:

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 13:53:35 -0400

Looking for short #ICND2 or #CCNA review tasks? This new practice drill can help. The short version: take a 32-digit hex IPv6 address, and find the shortest abbreviation – or

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 13:50:10 -0400

Short and icky sweet: this post lists answers for the icky EUI-64 drill 1 for #ICND2 and #CCNA. The problems require you to find the IPv6 address a host or

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 12:50:37 -0400

This post starts a new type of review post for #ICND2 or #CCNA: the icky EUI-64 drill. It’s icky for two reasons: it requires you to think in binary, and

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:05:45 -0500

Can you think abstractly about how layer 2 switching works, and how VLANs and trunks impact their forwarding decisions? Or do you need to see the specific configurations to make