Welcome to the Flackbox blog, where my 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. I regularly upload training video tutorials featuring vendors such as NetApp, Cisco and VMware.

NetApp SyncMirror Tutorial

Posted on November 9, 2020 By

NetApp SyncMirror Tutorial

In this NetApp training tutorial, we will discuss the NetApp SyncMirror. NetApp SyncMirror is an optional feature which provides redundancy for our disk shelves. Scroll down for the video and also text tutorial. NetApp SyncMirror Video Tutorial [youtube v = W1tZdVcvmY8 maxwidth = 100%] NetApp Syn...

Ethernet Connection Media

Posted on November 10, 2020 By

In this Cisco CCNA tutorial, you’re going to learn about the final layer in the OSI model, which is Layer 1, the Physical Layer. Scroll down for the video and also text tutorial. Ethernet Connection Media Video Tutorial [youtube v = onqeFcRyOws maxwidth = 100%]   Layer 1 – The Physical ...

NetApp SnapMirror Engine Tutorial

Posted on November 9, 2020 By

NetApp SnapMirror Engine Tutorial

In this NetApp training tutorial, we will discuss the NetApp SnapMirror Engine. Scroll down for the video and also text tutorial. NetApp SnapMirror Engine Video Tutorial [youtube v = CDLS3eYtx4k maxwidth = 100%] The NetApp SnapMirror Engine   The SnapMirror engine is used to replicate data from...

NetApp Flexible Volume Operations

Posted on November 6, 2020 By

In this NetApp tutorial, I’ll explain some of the operations that you’re going to be carrying out on your FlexVols. Scroll down for the video and also text tutorial. NetApp Flexible Volume Operations Video Tutorial [youtube v = -cLY6aedJiY maxwidth = 100%] Basic FlexVol Commands   S...

Cisco Local Area Network Layer 2 – Ethernet

Posted on November 3, 2020 By

In this Cisco CCNA tutorial, you’ll learn about Layer 2 of the OSI reference model, which is the data link layer. Scroll down for the video and also text tutorial. Cisco Local Area Network Layer 2 – Ethernet Video Tutorial [youtube v = DWvA4UfJO1Y maxwidth = 100%] Layer 2 – The Data Li...

NetApp Load Sharing Mirrors Tutorial

Posted on November 2, 2020 By

In this NetApp training tutorial, we will focus on NetApp Load Sharing Mirrors. Load Sharing Mirrors are mirror copies of FlexVol volumes which provide redundancy and load balancing. Scroll down for the video and also text tutorial. NetApp Load Sharing Mirrors Video Tutorial [youtube v = xiOCWQ06gg8...

NetApp FlexGroups Tutorial

Posted on October 29, 2020 By

In this NetApp tutorial, you’ll learn about FlexGroups. FlexGroups is a new feature for ONTAP 9 that allows you to have volumes which are a much larger size than would normally be available. It also improves performance too. Scroll down for the video and also text tutorial. NetApp FlexGroups V...

EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol

Posted on October 27, 2020 By

In this Cisco CCNA tutorial, you’ll learn about EIGRP which stands for the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol. We’ll cover its characteristics and configuration as well. Scroll down for the video and also text tutorial. EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol Video Tutorial ...