Unfortunately, our previous network engineer didn’t use SSH also known as (secure shell) and we have been open to the internet for some time! I guess it was only a matter of time until someone infiltrated us? As network engineers, make sure you LOCK IT DOWN with passwords, logins, and encryptions. Another way to help secure your networks are by using firewalls, ACL’s, restrict ports, and physical connections.
Oh no! It seems as if some one has destroyed our network! Our previous Network Engineer wasn’t too experienced and forgot to set some passwords and secure the networks from intruders!
Not only did they mess with our configurations they rearranged some of the wires! Now we don’t know what goes where! They also stole a hub and I believe they have my stapler!
All is not lost, I found the field operations manual (FOM) and back up logs from our previous Network Engineer that kept diligent details of the Logical Topology and IP Address Schemes!!
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Static routes are an easy way to connect a few nodes together!
How ever, it can become extremely tedious work if your network grows into a larger enterprise!