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Cisco Multiple SSID assigned to VLAN

Armed with a Cisco 877W or an AironetAP it would be good to have multiple SSID’s assigned to their own VLAN’s with their own WPA passwords. The only restriction is that only one SSID can broadcast it’s name (guest-mode). In … Continue reading

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Out of Office Messages on CME

Announcements can be sent from a voice gateway (router) without the need to write complex gateway scripts or the use of CUE (Cisco Unity Express). All you need is a VXML script and an audio file (I would suggest recorded … Continue reading

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Creating a Thawte CSR and then Installing the SSL Certificate on Cisco IOS

This brief note covers getting an SSL certificate registered with Thawte onto a Cisco router running IOS. 1. Create the Trustpoint This binds the SSL cert to the CA (Certificate Authority) which in this case is Thawte.  The subject is … Continue reading

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Enable Caller-id globally on Cisco Unity Express (CUE)

By default Cisco Unity Express only reports the called number in your message for internal calls. It’s quite simple to change this so that all calls (where a number is available) have their numbers reported. Router# service-module service-enable 1/0 session … Continue reading

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CUE Restore Factory Defaults

To restore factory defaults on Cisco Unity Express firstly take the module offline by typing “offline“, then when confirmed issue the “restore factory defaults” command. An example follows : Router# service-mode service-engine 1/0Trying 192.168.n.3, 2006 … Opense-192-168-n-3# offline!!!WARNING!!!: If you … Continue reading

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IOS On FreeBSD (Zebra or was it Quagga)

Zebra is a look a like IOS front end for routing on Linux and *BSD systems. It became popular are routed went commercial (might be slightly wrong over that). I was looking to get dynamic routing installed on FreeBSD and … Continue reading

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