What does ‘AS’ mean? (as in AS routes)

AS number. AS = Autonomous System Number From Wikipedia Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a standardized exterior gateway protocol designed to exchange routing and reachability information between autonomous systems (AS) on the Internet.[1] The protocol is often classified as a path vector protocol, but is sometimes also classed as a distance-vector routing protocol. The Border…

What are the maximum lengths for CAT5 cabling?

100Base-T Cabling Guidelines This section describes 100Base-T cabling guidelines and some common configurations for Catalyst 2800 modules. The following cabling guidelines apply to a 100Base-T network: The maximum length for an Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cable segment is 100 meters. Any cable segment longer than 100 meters must be fiber. A 100Base-T repeater is equivalent…

How do I create a self signed certificate for IIS?

Download and install the win32 distribution of OpenSSL from Shining Light Productions here Follow the installation instructions and install OpenSSL accepting the defaults. The default installation path is C:\OpenSSL Add C:\OpenSSL\bin to your system path (Control Panel, System, Advanced, Environment Variables, System Variables) By default, the installation references C:\OpenSSL\bin\openssl.cnf via an environment variable created during…