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How to reset Grace Licensing in Cisco SAN-OS

One of the nice things about SAN-OS (and also NX-OS) is that you can enable features, even if you do not have full licenses installed. What happens is the devices come with a “try before you buy” licensing model where … Continue reading

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OSM Ratio’s on MDS blades

Recently the topic came up on the Cisco Learning Network on OSM ratio’s for the 18/4 module.  Here is a summary of many of the ratios for various modules as well as some handy notes: Generation 2 Switches and Modules … Continue reading

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Core Knowledge / Open Ended Questions removed from CCIE Storage Lab

Effective August 15, 2011, CCIE Security Lab Exam and CCIE Storage Networking Lab Exam, in all global locations, will no longer include the four open-ended Core Knowledge questions. The removal of Core Knowledge questions allow candidates to utilize the total … Continue reading

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How I Prepared for CCIE Storage

Many people have asked me for some details on how I prepared for CCIE Storage.  If you read my blog from the beginning, you will get a pretty good idea, as I documented most of my journey.  However, here is … Continue reading

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Speaking on CCIE Storage Lab Study Preparation 11/5/2010

I will be speaking on a Cisco hosted WebEx on some of my preparations for CCIE lab study.  The WebEx information is as follows: When: Friday, November 05, 2010 6:00 AM-7:30 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada). Where: webex … Continue reading

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