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Cisco Expressway(c) Certificate – Renewal.

In this blog post, we will go over the steps for generating a CSR (certificate signing request) and creating a certificate for uploading to expressway c server. One of my client’s existing certificates expired on expressway servers (c & e), which in return caused Jabber login failures. As you can see below, the expressway C […]

Cisco ISE overview & installation

Overview – Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) provides secure network access for users and devices. It allows visibility of everything that occurs on the network. This includes information on who is connecting, what devices are being used, where they are connecting, what time of day, and how they are connecting (wired, wireless and VPN). We […]

Sophos XG MFA

In this article, we will see how to configure Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) using Sophos Authenticator for the admin account to login XG admin console. Login to Sophos XG, Navigate to Authentication under configure section – Create a new user by clicking “Add” (If you want to configure MFA to default admin account instead of […]

Filtering routes in BGP using Route maps (Fortigate)

Route maps allow an administrator to define specific traffic and then take automated actions against it to control how routing information is processed and forwarded. It uses logic similar to if/then statements. In route map terms, it matches traffic against conditions and set options for that traffic. Each statement in a route map has a […]

After Hours call blocking in CME

Many companies have requirement to block the outgoing calls being placed after office hours. This is one the method to prevent unauthorized use of phones when staff left the office. In this article, we will discuss how we can achieve this using CME feature called after-hours. Step 1: In telephony-service create a pattern which needs […]

Cisco WLC Password Recovery

In this article we will go through step by step process for recovering the password of Cisco WLC 5508. My current version of WLC is 8.5.151. My laptop is connected to WLC via Console cable. If you could see below, password we are entering is not working. Restart the controller (you need to have physcial […]

FortiToken Mobile Activation

Passwords no longer provide an appropriate level of security. As per Verizon’s 2021 Data Breach Investigation Report, 61% of security breaches involve compromised passwords. In order to protect our accounts, we require a second factor authentication to verify if we are the ones logging in to our accounts. FortiToken is a two factor authenitcation solution […]