May 24, 2018

Category: Learning

KT Labs EP4 :: Automation using Ansible for Network Engineers

In this Vlog, I discuss how Ansible can be leveraged by engineers to automate configurations and save time. Ansible files for download: https://blog.synack.co.uk/download/kt-labs-ep4-ansible-files/ More about setting up Ansible: https://wp.me/p8lfsH-mn Ansible Documentation: http://docs.ansible.com/   Getting started with automation using ansible from Kelvin Charles    

Cisco :: Add Licenses to Cisco IOS Switches

In this video, I run through the configurations required to add and activate licenses on your Cisco IOS switch. A Cisco Catalyst 3750-x switch with IOS 15.x is used for this demonstration along with a SolarWinds TFTP server.  

KT Labs EP2 :: Getting Started with the ASA & ASDM

In this knowledge transfer session, I show you how to configure basic settings on the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and how we can manage the ASA using the Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM). Please see the video below;   In the video, we couldn’t get outbound access to the Internet because of the GNS3 […]

KT Labs EP1 :: Switch Security and Device Access

Thank you to all those that attended my first live knowledge transfer session today. I plan on doing these on a regular basis, from videos that help beginners to more advanced videos that focus on Cisco certifications all the way up to CCIE level. You can view the first session below, along with the presentation […]

TechTalk :: Started from the Bottom Tech Talk

Today I would like to share a link to an interview I recently did with fellow Vlogger and now good friend Du’An. He runs a very good YouTube channel, dedicated to inspiring and sharing tech knowledge with the world, check Du’An out here: YouTube  The purpose of the interview was to discuss where I started, how […]

CCIE Security v5 :: ICMP Redirects

Today I wanted to share my CCIE Security notes on ICMP redirect messages. ICMP Redirection is used to notify hosts that a better route is available for packets destined for a specific destination. This feature is available and enabled by default on all Cisco IOS releases but it is worth mentioning that there may be […]

Cisco ASA :: Object NAT

In this video demonstration, we take a look at Object NAT and how it can be used to map hosts statically.    

CCIE Security v5 :: TCP Interception

This article accompanies the demonstration video I have created below. TCP interception is a CCIE Security version 5 blueprint topic. What is TCP interception? TCP interception is a method used to protect against TCP SYN-flooding attacks. This is achieved by intercepting TCP connection requests (SYN packets) and verifying the connection before passing the original TCP SYN packet […]

CCIE Security v5 :: ASA Packet Processing Post 8.3 Code

In this article, I will share my notes on the ASA packet process for version 8.3+. Domain 1.0 off the CCIE Security version blueprint focuses on perimeter security and intrusion prevention, both of which include the ASA. In order to understand the ASA and how it works, it is important to understand how packets are processed […]

PCAP :: TACACS+ .PCAP File

In this post, I would like to share a .PCAP file of a TACACS+ TCP stream. This file was captured in a lab environment and is for educational purposes only. TACACS+ communication is encrypted by default so I have included the TACACS+ key so that you can see the decrypted information. Download link: https://blog.synack.co.uk/download/pcap-tacacs-pcap-file/ Key: Cisco123 […]
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