[How To] Connect Meraki MX to Umbrella SIG/SWG

In today's blog post - we'll be checking out how to integrate a Meraki MX firewall to Cisco's Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) & Secure Web Gateway (SWG) services. Interested in seeing how to do this with Cisco Viptela SD-WAN? Check out this post Note: This integration is still rather…

[How To] Upgrade a Cisco SD-WAN Network

I have a local Cisco SD-WAN lab environment running at home, which was built in EVE-NG. It's what I use whenever I need to test something for a customer, or just play around with the templates or APIs. I'm planning on spending some hands-on time with new features soon, along…

Odd Behavior of Protected Switchports

I ran into an interesting issue recently, which was caused by use of the switchport protected command…. So I use a pair of Cisco 2960-8TC-L switches at home, for both my home network and lab. A few months back I ran a bunch of ethernet cabling within my house,…

Migrating IP Addressing Schemes

Back a few months ago, I wrote a bit about why it is important to have a good design for IP addressing schemes (part 1 and part 2). As a brief refresher, the situation I found myself in was an environment where practically everything was assigned a 10.x.x.…