Cisco Routing/Switching – Spanning Tree Protocol Lab 1

Just a small lab from the CCNA STP series, Here we will:

  1. Determine the version of STP running, port status and identify our Root Bridge
  2. Cause a Root port outage, determine how long convergence takes and the states upon which convergence takes while transitioning to forwarding
  3. Change Switches to RSTP and test the convergence again

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VMware – Converter Standalone (Hyper-V to VMware)

Moving VM’s from one environment can be tricky, lucky for us VMware have got our backs with the converter which does all the hard work, normally moving from one host to another is easy enough with a live migration or something similar, but if we are moving from one Hyper-visor to another things get complicated. Not with the converter… in our example we are moving a VM from Hyper-V to VMware. Read More…