Computer Certification

Cisco CCNP / BCMSN Exam Tutorial: Configuring PortFast And BPDU Guard

Cisco PortFast gives you an important warning when you configure it, but someone may ignore it. Learn how BPDU Guard works with PortFast from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA Exam Tutorial: Troubleshooting Directly Connected Serial Interfaces

Knowing how to configure and troubleshoot directly connected serial interfaces is a vital part of your CCNA studies. Learn the details from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

CCNA Certification Exam Tutorial: Cisco Switching Modes

An often-overlooked part of CCNA studies is learning the different modes a Cisco switch can run. Learn these vital exam details from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA Exam Tutorial: Route Summarization

To earn your CCNA, you?ve got to be a master of route summarization. Learn the details that will help you master this skill from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA / CCNP Home Lab Tutorial: Routing On A Frame Relay Switch

A frame relay switch is a great addition to your Cisco home lab, but it?s got other capabilities as well. Learn about them from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNP / BSCI Tutorial: The BGP Attribute NEXT_HOP

Mastering BGP is an important part of earning your CCNP certification. Learn all about the NEXT_HOP attribute in this free tutorial from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA / CCNP Home Lab Tutorial: The 2501 Router

Learn how to put your CCNA / CCNP home lab together without spending too much money in this tutorial from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNP / BSCI Certification: Route Redistribution And The Seed Metric

Route redistribution looks simple, but there are many details you must be aware of when performing it in real life or troubleshooting it on the BSCI exam. Learn one of these vital details in this illustrated tutorial from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA / CCNP Certification Exam Review: Protocol Basics

You've got to know the basics of routing protocols to pass the CCNA exam and the BSCI CCNP exam! Learn these important basics from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Computer Certification: Four Tips For Maximum Performance During The Exam

It's the day of your big exam! Chris Bryant, Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert #12933, reminds you of four things you can do on exam day to maximize your performance during the test.

Passing Cisco?s CCNA and CCNP Exams: Traceroute

The traceroute command can help you diagnose WAN network problems, AND help you pass your Cisco CCNA and CCNP exams. Learn how to use this vital command in this tutorial from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

The Hidden Benefit Of Computer Certifications

Computer certifications can lead to a better career and more money - but they also have a hidden benefit. Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933, fills you in!

Cisco CCNA Certification: The Importance Of Hands-On Practice

CCNA candidates hear about the importance of hands-on practice - but why is it so important? Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933, tells you!

Cisco CCNP / BSCI Exam Tutorial: IP Version 6 Zero Compression

One of the hardest parts about getting started with Ipv6 is understanding the addressing scheme! Learn the basics of zero compression from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA Exam Tutorial: Five OSPF Hub-And-Spoke Details You Must Know!

OSPF hub-and-spoke networks have many details that you must know for the CCNA exam and the real world. Learn these vital details from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

CCNP Certification / BCMSN Exam Tutorial: Getting Started With HSRP

HSRP seems simple enough, but there are a lot of options you need to know to pass the CCNP exams! Learn how to get started with HSRP from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

CCNP Certification / BSCI Exam Tutorial: EIGRP Stuck-In-Active Routes

Troubleshooting EIGRP SIA routes is a challenge for any networker. Learn the basics for the CCNP exam from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco Certification: Putting Together Your Own Home Practice Lab

Assembling a home lab for CCNA or CCNP study can be confusing. Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933 knows - he's been there! In this article, Chris offers some suggestions on how to get started.

Cisco CCNP Certification: The BGP Weight Attribute

Mastering all the BGP attributes can seem overwhelming, but by learning one at a time, you can master them quickly. Learn all about the BGP weight attribute in this CCNP tutorial from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNP / BSCI Tutorial: Comparing OSPF and ISIS Hellos

In preparing for your BSCI exam and your CCNP certification, you quickly learn that OSPF and ISIS are similar in operation but have many differences. Learn the details of one importance difference from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNP / BSCI Exam Tutorial: Introduction To Policy Routing

You've got to know policy routing to earn your CCNP, but what is policy routing to begin with? Learn the basics from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA Exam Tutorial: How To Spend Your Study Time

Making the most of your CCNA study time is vital! Learn how to maximize your study efforts from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA / CCNP Certification Tutorial: Frame Relay End-To-End Keepalives

You know the Frame LMI is a keepalive, but did you know that Frame offers an end-to-end keepalive as well? Learn these vital exam details from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco CCNA / CCNP Certification Exam: Cabling Your Home Lab

Putting together a Cisco home lab is a great idea, but sometimes choosing the right cabling can be a little confusing. Learn the details from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.

Cisco Certification: Don't Depend On Practice Exams

Practice exams are fine, but some CCNA and CCNP candidates make the fatal mistake of using them as their primary study tool. Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933, explains why practice exams must be used in moderation.

Cisco CCNP Exam Tutorial: Defining Collision Domains

To pass the CCNA, you've got to know how and why to define collsion domains. Learn the vital details from Chris Bryant, CCIE #12933.