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DateTitleAuthor
2017-10-19 Hitless vPC Role Change Luke Robertson
2017-09-21 Planning a Move to the Data Centre? Luke Robertson
2017-08-30 Dynamic Routing and FEX Luke Robertson
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Advanced vPC
Following on from the vPC article, we look deeper into the peer-link, keepalive, duplicate frames, failure scenarios, and other advanced concepts
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Firepower Management Centre
Firepower Management Centre is used for managing Threat Defence (FTD) and other Firepower devices. Get the high-level overview here!
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ASA Context Configuration
So you know that you want ASA contexts, but want to see how to implement them? This is the right page
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Campus HA and Resiliency
Did you know that resiliency is more than just HA?
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File Policies
Firepower can protect against malware using File Policies. This enables local inspection, or even lookups to the AMP cloud
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Network Theory

Theory

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Security

Firewalls

Firewalls

Switching

Switching

Routing

Routing

VIRL Lab

VIRL Lab

Data Centre

Data Centre

WAN / Comms

WAN / Comms

ABOUT

I started Network Direction in 2008 as a way to reinforce what I've learned, and to share what I've learned with others. It wasn't long before I was posting articles on networking, Linux, Windows, and general Systems Administration.

Over the years my attention got diverted, and the site didn't get updated as often as I would have liked. I also found the content to be too general and unorganized, covering too many different areas of IT.

For this reason, in 2016 the site was redesigned into the site you see now. It is much more organised, and focuses more on networking, and less on general systems administration.

I hope the resources found on this site are of some benefit to you. If you find anything interesting, please share with others. Please feel free to contact me with ideas, suggestions, or comments.

Happy networking