HTIRW: Standards Bodies

(yes, I know, it's been a while... But it's time to get back to this series) Up to this point in this series, we've been … [Read more...]

BGPSEC: Protections Offered

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In my last post on the subject of BGPSEC, I explained the basic operation of the modifications to BGP itself. In this post, … [Read more...]

4 Inevitable Questions When Joining a Monitoring Group, Pt.3

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Leon Adato, Technical Product Marketing Manager with SolarWinds is our guest blogger today, with a sponsored post -- the … [Read more...]

RPKI: BGP Security Hammpered by a Legal Agreement

Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) is a relatively new standard for establishing BGP route origination. I wrote a … [Read more...]

The Attributes of a Great Network Device API

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What makes a good API? A device providing an API is only the start of the story; if its unusable, or unreliable its useless. … [Read more...]

Guests Needed for Design + Build 2015 Podcasts

I'm working on a series of "design and build" podcasts in 2015 for Packet Pushers. The idea is to take a network protocol, … [Read more...]

NG mVPN-Control Plane Overview

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In this post we will be exploring the shortcomings of MVPN (Draft Rosen/RFC 6037), with a focus on how NG-MVPN technologies … [Read more...]

Establish Static Redundancy via DSL Connection

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It is a popular method for small businesses to utilize their local ISP's business class DSL service. It is a also a great … [Read more...]

PQ Show 36 – ENIGMA NMS – Network Management – The Engineers Monitoring System from NETSAS Australia

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Network management and monitoring is at the heart of every network but not every product is based on client requests. Enigma … [Read more...]

We Are At HP Discover Conference in Barcelona Next Week

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The Packet Pushers team are once again packing their virtual underpants and this time heading to Spain at HP Discover in … [Read more...]

4 Inevitable Questions When Joining a Monitoring Group, Pt. 2

Leon Adato, Technical Product Marketing Manager with SolarWinds is our guest blogger today, with a sponsored post in a … [Read more...]

Configure a DMVPN Spoke behind a Home router/modem

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I've come across this scenario on multiple occasions now. Your company wants to set up a demo at a "customers" location. Your … [Read more...]

APIs, APIs…a look at Arista’s eAPI

Arista switches have an API known as eAPI. In this article, I will discuss some of the basics of how eAPI operates, how to … [Read more...]

The changing of the guard: Telecom Style-Part 1

The sale of a incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) aka the local telephone company can be much more complicated than one … [Read more...]

The Linux ip Command – An Ostensive Overview

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It came to my attention and I was rather surprised to learn a while back that the Linux ifconfig command has been deprecated … [Read more...]