How-to: Configure PPP authentication Part1 (PAP)

July 15th, 2008 Wael Osama Posted in CISCO HOW-TO, PPP 1 Comment »

PPP has two different authentication methods, in today’s post we are going to explore the first method which is PAP. PAP stands for Password Authentication Protocol which is a simple authentication method. PAP is considered an insecure method because the password is sent in clear text format over the PPP link and has no protection [...]

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PPP in brief

July 14th, 2008 Wael Osama Posted in CISCO HOW-TO, PPP 3 Comments »

The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) provides a standard method for transporting multi-protocol packets over point-to-point links between two peers. In order to establish a communication link between two peers, each end of the PPP link must first send LCP packets to configure and test the data link. After the link has been established, the peer may [...]

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How-to: Configure Frame-relay Switching

July 10th, 2008 Wael Osama Posted in CISCO HOW-TO, Frame-Relay, WAN technologies No Comments »

Routers can be configured as Frame Relay switches to be used mostly in service provider or LAB environments. Lets see how you can configure frame-relay switch to use your in studies. On a Frame Relay switch, frames from a Frame Relay PVC arriving o­n an incoming interface are switched to a Frame Relay PVC o­n [...]

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How to Configure Frame-relay interfaces

July 8th, 2008 Wael Osama Posted in CISCO HOW-TO, Frame-Relay, WAN technologies 3 Comments »

Frame relay interfaces can be configured as Physical, Multipoint and point-to-point interfaces. Frame relay routing protocols and mostly all network configuration is heavily affected by interface type selected. In the following digram R1 is connected to R2 using frame-relay and we are going to explore different configuration options. Task1: Configure frame-relay PVC between R1 and [...]

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