Do I have the right stuff

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Working on CCNA, and I have about 30 days to get it done. I have previous
experience with IOS 11 and even further back (UGH).

I have three 2610's each with 1 ethernet and 2 serial network interfaces.
They have 32K NVRAM and 16MB System Flash...with this I have a couple of Cat
1900's one is blue and one is gray, I assume one is older.  They are 24 port
models and I think I undertsand thewm to be 10 mbit switches, with the
exception of the two 10/100ports on each.

My 2610's are running IOS 12.3 (9) with an image file of  C2600-IK9O3S3-M

The 1900's are running on coal and whale oil and may be the orginal switched
used by Captain Ahab to search for Moby Dick with little success...they show
the following:

Model WS-C1924-EN - with enterprise edition software, Flash is 1024K and
firmware is V9.00.07 (the blue model)

Model WS-C1924-A - with Standard Edition Software, Flash is 1024K and
firmware is version 8.00.04 (the gray model)

I have the three routers connected via serial ports so I have in essence:

USA_ROUTER>
ASIA_ROUTER>
EURO_ROUTER>

How cute huh?

Questions...is this gear sutiable for CCNA labs and will it have enough
stuff to train on for the exam?  Where can I go on the Cisco site to find
out what the feature codes mean, and what steps do I need to upgrade the
1900 to Enterprise software (or is that even necessary?)

I am using CBT Nuggets and the two book set from Cisco, along with some
sample questions and some cheat sheets someone gave of things to memorize.

Will this equipment do it?  Willl it be good enough for CCNP or do I need to
get rid of the 1900's?

Thanks a zillion




Re: Do I have the right stuff
Hi,

For CCNA you're OK ( although 2950 switches would be better ) and If I'm not
wrong you could even have a frame relay LAB using a 2610 to switch DLCIs.

For CCNP you should go with ML Switches like 3550.

In regards to switches software I think you could stay with standard Image
without losing anything for CCNA.

Regards,
Gabriele

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