Welcome to the Flackbox blog, where our aim is to help you build your cloud and data center career. If you’re looking to widen your knowledge across server, networking and storage technologies then you’ve come to the right place. We regularly upload training video tutorials featuring vendors such as NetApp, Cisco and VMware.

Free Cisco CCNA Lab Guide

Posted on October 12, 2017 By

Free Cisco CCNA Lab Guide

You can download your complete 350 page Cisco CCNA Lab Guide for free here. Comprehensive lab exercises and solutions which cover everything on the latest 200-125 CCNA and 100-105 and 200-105 ICND exams. You can run all the labs completely for free on your laptop, no additional equipment is necessar...

VLAN Trunk Ports – Cisco CCNA Tutorial

Posted on October 5, 2017 By

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VLAN Trunks Ports You’ll learn about VLAN trunk ports in this Cisco CCNA tutorial.   VLAN Access Ports Example   VLAN access ports were covered in the previous post using the lab topology shown below.     We had Engineering and Sales PCs in different Layer 3 IP subnets conn...

NetApp Export Policies Tutorial

Posted on September 28, 2017 By

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NetApp Export Policies Tutorial I cover Export Policies for NAS protocols in this NetApp training video tutorial. Export Policies and rules enable you to restrict access to volumes and qtrees.     NetApp Export Policies   NetApp Export policies and rules enable the administrator to ...

VLAN Access Ports – Cisco CCNA Tutorial

Posted on September 14, 2017 By

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VLAN Access Ports You’ll learn about VLAN Access ports and how to configure them in this tutorial. Access ports are configured on switch interfaces where end hosts such as desktop PCs are plugged in.   An access port carries traffic for one specific VLAN. For example, when an Engineering ...

NetApp Infinite Volumes and Storage Classes Tutorial

Posted on September 7, 2017 By

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NetApp Infinite Volumes and Storage Classes Tutorial I cover NetApp Infinite Volumes in this NetApp training video tutorial.     Flexible Volumes and the NetApp Storage Architecture   (Read my NetApp storage architecture post for an overview of volumes and aggregates.)   First,...