I recently needed to secure the reverse console access using Cisco IOS router. Now for many years, we have been doing this over telnet and the configuration has been straightforward. But configuring it to support SSH instead of telnet is a little bit different, awkward in fact.
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TLA is a recursive acronym for Three Letter Acronym. Which is pretty funny. eTLA – eXtended Three Letter Acronym – used to describe four letter acronym. Which is even funnier. Note the use of best marketing practice with dropped ‘e’. Very kewl Who said nerds don’t have any humour.
An article I wrote on concerns about FCoE adoption has been posted at The Future of Storage and reviews seven reasons why FCoE might not achieve critical mass in the marketplace. Feedback appreciated. Is anyone considering using FCoE in real life ?
In iSCSI Part 3 – Server Side – iSCSI Host Bus Adapters and IP Performance I looked at how server side issues would affect the traffic generated on a per server basis. I recommended that you use iSCSI HBAs for high intensity servers to meet the high levels of performance.
The next level is evaluate how the server should connect to the network, specifically, this means how many ethernet ports you need, and what configuration is needed to support them to deliver high availability / redundancy and increased bandwidth.
Over the years I have memorized the IOS seven layer model. But sometimes I need to double think myself to check and I found this on Wikipedia