ODBC & Cisco ISE Integration using Microsoft SQL Server for Streamlined Policy Management

In this article, I would like to walk through the process of integrating the Microsoft SQL server with the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE). This is a recent piece of work that I have been exploring and not one that…

Configuring Site-to-Site VPN for Firepower Threat Defense

In this article we will take a look at how to configure site-to-site virtual private networks (VPN) on Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) managed devices. Note: This demonstration assumes that managed devices are licensed appropriately.   In this demonstration, the site-to-site…

How to Install a CA-Signed Certificate to Firepower Management Centre

In this article we will take a look at how to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for your Firepower Management Centre (FMC) before taking a look at how we then complete the request and install the CA-signed certificate. Configuration…

Cisco :: Configuring Site-to-Site VPN’s on ASA Firewalls

In this video session, I cover how to configure L2L VPN's on Cisco ASA Firewalls.  I have included the presentation from the video along with the essential configurations used to create a L2L VPN. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnuczJvM-DA https://www.slideshare.net/KelvinCharles1/configuring-sitetosite-vpns-on-asa-firewalls Configuration Used ***ASAv1*** ASA…

CCIE Security v5 :: ICMP Redirects

Today I wanted to share my CCIE Security notes on ICMP redirect messages. ICMP Redirection is used to notify hosts that a better route is available for packets destined for a specific destination. This feature is available and enabled by…

CCIE Security v5 :: ASA Packet Processing Post 8.3 Code

In this article, I will share my notes on the ASA packet process for version 8.3+. Domain 1.0 off the CCIE Security version blueprint focuses on perimeter security and intrusion prevention, both of which include the ASA. In order to understand…