Tag Archives: Lab

My new lab, my new home away from home

Recently I was asked to goto our Norcross, GA office to help out with some of the work up there.  I will be spending most of my time there, commuting from WPB, Fl Mon-Fri to Georgia, and then returning on … Continue reading

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Review: ieMentor CCIE Storage Workbook + Walkthrough Bundle 2.0

As most of you know I have been studying for the CCIE Storage Networking exam for quite some time.  My first goal was passing the written, which involved using a number of sources, many of which I talk about on … Continue reading

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How to turn one JBOD into two JBOD’s

When putting together a storage lab for study, one of the important components is the disk arrays.  For the purpose of CCIE Storage Study, the arrays may seem to be rather generic, and from the MDS perspective they pretty much … Continue reading

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My lab diagram generated from Cisco Fabric Manager

Here is a diagram of the lab created from Cisco Fabric Manager. Fabric Manager allows you to export the Fabric Layout (among other things) in either Visio, Visio with labels or a JPEG image. The Visio actually comes out very … Continue reading

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Software I use in my CCIE Storage Lab

Some of you may be wondering what software would be useful when studying for CCIE storage. Assuming you have built a lab of various MDS switches and storage arrays, here are some of the programs that I use frequently: Wireshark … Continue reading

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