Building my Home Lab part 3: deploying the core infrastructure (hypervisor,firewall and router)

Let's continue with our lab upgrade project. So far, we've assembled the hardware and hopefully come up with a good enough architectural network design to get us started. Our next step will be to deploy the core infrastructure which will be made up of the hypervisor, firewall and router. For those new to the term, … Continue reading Building my Home Lab part 3: deploying the core infrastructure (hypervisor,firewall and router)

Setting up a 2-in-1 VM for Labs using Windows Subsystem Linux (WSL)

I am currently preparing a Network Fundamentals training that I'll be presenting in June and as part of that, I need a VM that I can share with the participants as I'll be incorporating some hands-on exercises in my presentation. Instead of setting up two different machines, I opted to use a Windows 10 VM … Continue reading Setting up a 2-in-1 VM for Labs using Windows Subsystem Linux (WSL)

Setting up an IPSec VPN using Cisco Packet Tracer

This week was a rather intense one. I offered to be a volunteer trainer for a Network Security Bootcamp whose aim was to provide practical experience to new graduates and prepare them for a job in the Network Security field. At the end of the course, the students are expected to pass several exams among … Continue reading Setting up an IPSec VPN using Cisco Packet Tracer