Technical Services News - September 2012

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September 2012  

Do I Really Need IPv6?
Two Important Reasons to Make the Transition

With over 3500 web sites now IPv6 enabled, the IPv6 Internet has demonstrated that IPv6 transport is a viable way to deliver content and services. > Find out more


Bank Benefits from Borderless Network and Collaboration

See how Cisco helped Ecobank cut costs and improve time to market while ensuring compliance with international standards. > Get the facts


Expert to Expert:


10 Things I Wish I Knew About Networking Before I Needed Them
Bridging loops, routing holes, multipath loss... If there's a Murphy's Law in networking, after 26 years behind the console, Jimmy Ray is his biggest client. He takes a break from TechWiseTV to share one of his most popular and requested presentations.

Nothing sugar coated or watered down. This is the "um...oops!" side of networking and what he learned. Plus he shares his ultra secret "alpha geek" tips to really make you stand out in a sea of geekdom!

Ready to learn beyond the books? > Join us today!

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TAC Tip:


How to Get VoWLAN Working Reliably with 792x Phones
Aaron Leonard explains how how to make your 792x wireless phones work reliably in 5 easy steps.

> Check it out


Chalk Talk:


Cisco IPS Signatures 101 - Engines, Alerts, Properties, and Actions
What is a signature, the components, and the properties? In this month's Chalk Talk, we will answer these questions and dig into how to implement, configure, and view the various components and properties on Cisco IPS Appliances and IOS IPS devices.

> Get the facts


Cisco Packet Tracer
Cisco Packet Tracer is a powerful network simulation program that allows students to experiment with network behavior and ask "what if" questions.
> Check it out

Tough to Be a Genius!
It's always rewarding to change economics in the Data Center - watch this to understand how Cisco Unified Data Center can really make your life better.
> Watch now

Cisco Designated VIP Endorsed Program
New VIP endorsements make high-quality responses easier to find on the Cisco Support Community.
> Find out how

Cisco Named a Leader in the 2012 Gartner Unified Communications Magic Quadrant
New VIP endorsements make high-quality responses easier to find on the Cisco Support Community.
> Read more

Service Provider Video Community
Join us for videos, training, discussions, and documentation about technologies like CMTS / Content Delivery / Digital Broadband / Videoscape & Digital Media.
> Learn more

Your Support Website: Why Bother Logging In?
The few seconds you take to log in first can translate into huge time savings and make support visits more efficient.
> Get the facts

New Cisco Product Documentation Available Online
Get information about the latest documentation releases for Cisco products.
> Start your search


New documents or documents with major updates (italicized titles) published August 1 - 31, 2012

See a list of new and updated Security Advisories.


Tech Notes:
The "%TUN-5-RECURDOWN" Error Message and Flapping EIGRP/OSPF/BGP Neighbors Over a GRE Tunnel


Tech Notes:
ASA 8.4(4): Certain Identity NAT Configuration Disallowed
Troubleshooting Guide: Understanding ASA IPsec and IKE debugs - IKEv1 Main Mode
ACS 5.3/5.2 Backup Options
Legacy SCEP using the CLI Configuration Guide
ASA IPSec and IKE debugs - IKEv1 Aggressive Mode
Understanding How Cisco IPS Automatic Signature Update Feature Works
Generate a Certificate for ISE that Binds to Multiple Names
IOS Per VRF TACACS+ Troubleshooting
IOS Per VRF RADIUS Troubleshooting

Packet dropped counter in the show interface command output

Recent CSC Docs:
BlueCoat PacketShaper and Cisco ACS v5.x Configuration


Tech Notes:
Catalyst 6500/6000 Switch High CPU Utilization
Packet Loss over a Dot1Q/L2P Tunnel


Configuration Examples:
PEAP and EAP-FAST with ACS 5.2 and Wireless LAN Controller
Wireless LAN Controller Mesh Network Configuration Example for Releases 5.2 and later

Tech Notes:
Virtual Wireless LAN Controller Deployment Guide
Cisco Unified Wireless Network Solution: VideoStream Deployment Guide
Flex 7500 Wireless Branch Controller Deployment Guide

Recent CSC Docs:
AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 3.0: Network Access Manager & Profile Editor on Windows



Defending the Data Center webcast


• Learn how to accelerate your business without compromising security. Watch it now

Cisco IOS Advantage Webinar:


Using LISP to Solve Today's IP Host Mobility Challenges
Enhancing Media Awareness with Media Services Proxy (MSP)

For more information, check out the Cisco IOS Advantage Webinar Series

Upcoming Ask the Expert Events from Cisco Support Community's Expert Corner:


Engage, collaborate and co-create with our Cisco subject matter experts through interactive events.

Installation, Operation, and Troubleshooting of RF Gateway 1 (RFGW1) - Learn about Installation, operation, configuration, and troubleshooting with Cisco expert Ron Hanson. View an introduction.
Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) - Learn about Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) with Cisco expert Robert Albach

Tech Talk:
Migration Best Practices for ASA 8.3/8.4 With Cisco Expert Glenn Baptist

Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS): Architecture, Configuration, and Troubleshooting

Learn Fundamentals from Geeks You Can Trust


In this mobility driven virtualized reality we live in, location and identity must separate. Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) provides this freedom. Sing along and share this ode to LISP and Schoolhouse Rock.

Fundamentals of AppNav
New Cisco AppNav virtualization technology provides network-integrated WAN optimization that allows for elastic pooling of resources. Watch this TechWiseTV Fundamentals to learn how this can be both policy based and on demand. Don't let dynamic applications ruin your ability to deliver the flexibility and scalability user demand.

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