Category Archives: Cisco

Cisco vs Palo Alto Networks: The Hidden Battle

In my conversations with firewall users I often hear references to the “battle of the titans” between Check Point and Palo Alto Networks. Both are leaders in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, their security technologies are often compared¬†and the marketing slander has been seen often in all the different mediums. As everyone is aware, PANW’s aggressive […]

Configuration Management Tool Comparison: Multi-Vendor Deep Configuration Analysis: Cisco-Focused

NetMRI was originally developed and sold by Netcordia, founded in 2000 by the world’s first Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE). It was created to help Cisco admins solve configuration issues in their network equipment by defining certain checks and ensuring that all switching and routing devices conform to the desired configuration. NetMRI is a fantastic […]

VPN peer not responding or unreachable

This is a real life sample alert from indeni Description: Some of the device’s VPN peers are not responding to VPN traffic. Affected VPN Peers VPN peer is currently not responding Manual Remediation Steps: The VPN peer is not responding to VPN traffic. Please check network connectivity and contact the administrator of the VPN […]