Magnificent. Really. A 40GB Internet connection, a fortune in state of art network gear and the quote is: “She mostly used it to dry her laundry,” he told The Local. “It was a big bit of gear and it got pretty warm.” Moral of the Story: Never forget that the mainstream is very different from […]
You have a pair of shiny new ProxySG boxen that you want to setup in active / standby for high availability. You configure it up and everything seems to work, and then it doesn’t, or other equipment on the same network experiences random problems.
What you are having is a Multicast problem with your Ethernet switches, most likely your Cisco switches, that has the problem. How to understand and solve the problem after the jump.
The five hottest skills for your networking career – Network World: “Cliff Samuels Jr: What are the five top hottest Cisco skills to learn today to stay ahead of the curve in a networking career? Is it VOIP, IPV6… Neil_Anderson: I would say the absolute top five are: security, mobility, unified communications/VoIP, video over IP, […]
While I am no expert on NAC I am deeply unimpressed by the whole technology. It looks like a whole bunch of trouble that is guaranteed to keep you up all night. I see today that Lockdown Networks couldn’t get funding and are going out of business. This suggests to me that you should not […]
In response to Omar Sultan at Cisco on ‘Why you want this switch ?’ . In my view, Cisco IOS was buggy,slow and the hardware product was a poor design, but Nortel got the usability and technical support very wrong. Customers chose Cisco anyway because the Cisco TAC made the problems not seem so bad.