Category Archives: Network Maintenance

Maintenance topic such as disaster recovery, image upgrade, image backup etc

Cisco Systems: Cisco Security Manager tickets

Ticket If you want to configure security devices with Cisco Security Manager a ticket is created, after you have made changes to the security devices you must submit the ticket to make it effective. Example: Add virtual sensor When I … Continue reading

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Cisco Systems: Cisco Security Manager Event storage

Cisco Security Manager requirements 1. At least 100GB partition for Windows 2008 server OS. 2. At least 150GB partition for Cisco Security Manager 3. At least 1TB partition for event storage. Turn on event management Login to Cisco Security Manager … Continue reading

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Cisco Systems: Unable to access Cisco Security Manager with correct credential

Reference:http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/security_management/cisco_security_manager/security_manager/3.0/troubleshooting/guide/scts.html#wp1043038 Recently I have been installing and trying to access Cisco Security Manager and encountered several problems which I did not understand. The first problem I encountered after I have login with a correct credential. The second problem which I … Continue reading

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Cisco Systems: Spanning tree inconsistent port

Problem The topology is arranged in a star, a links terminate at a pair of Cisco 4503-E switches, problem occurred that some switches could not reach the Cisco 4503-E switches after the 4503 switches became primary and secondary root. Solution … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Networks: Maintenance Mode

To enter maintenance mode, you need to restart your system with request restart system in operational mode or look out for bootloader message that looks like below: Type maint after 5 seconds the grub bootloader will appear: Choose the first … Continue reading

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Copy multiple files to Cisco flash using IOS command

I found that copy files one by one from tftp server to Cisco router flash is extremely annoying and inefficient. So what I did is to group the files I want to copy to Cisco router flash in tar format … Continue reading

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Cacti: No syslog messages

I am using rsyslogd and I have not been able to get any messages in my cacti syslog plugin. I checked the contents in /var/log/syslog there were messages stored inside. rsyslog.conf Load the output module, you need to have rsyslog-mysql … Continue reading

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