Why Compatibility And Support Don’t Justify $1000 Optics


Howdy. By now I hope y’all realize I don’t pull any punches and no subject is off-limits. Having said that, I want be upfront and say this subject is very near and dear to my heart and is one of my main areas of work for almost two years. I’ll do my best to be […]

Stop Being A Specialist


When I began my IT journey I had a guy that I worked with that had been in IT since the 90s. He told me that I needed to find my niche and stay there. He said if you know everything about one little part of the network, that they wouldn’t be able to get […]

Juniper’s Conscious Uncoupling Of Junos & The QFX5200

Juniper QFX5200

Juniper plans to disaggregate its Junos switch OS from the new QFX5200 switches. The QFX5200 line will be the first from Juniper that lets customers choose to run Junos or a third-party network OS. Junos will also run on non-Juniper hardware. Juniper hasn’t yet announced third-party partners.

FlexVPN configuration


In this post we’ll have a look at the process of configuring a FlexVPN network (unofficially known as DMVPN phase 4). I’ll show what components are involved in configuration and how they all tie together. For most patient readers there’s a bonus at the end of this post.