Configuring devices from the command line is time-honoured tradition for network engineers. But for everyday operational tasks, the CLI is no longer fit for purpose.
The following command line will use the Text to Speech converter in *nix to say the word “pingtastic” every time a successful icmp response message is received using the ping command.
Recently I’ve been on a search for a ‘better’ font to use in terminals. In an unrelated coincidence, I learned about anti-aliasing, I still don’t understand it but it makes a difference.
Here is a set of packages for Sublime Text that do some really neat syntax checking and configuration acceleration. Great work from Richee!
Blog post from Adobe that discusses the background behind the Source Code monospace font and why it’s different. Today, my preferred monospace font for terminal use is Consolas but I’ll be trying this out for a while since it’s free and freely available. Once problem with Consolas is that it doesn’t anti-alias very well. That’s […]
When working on NX-OS it’s kind of annoying to attempt to use a feature that hasn’t been enabled and get an error message. Why not get an “not enabled” or “not licensed” error message ?
Vitaly left a comment on a blog post with a clever IOS CLI Regex tip. I though I would pick that apart as an exercise.
Quick tip on configuring iTerm 2 to show the profile names in Tabs – because it annoyed me.
Once upon a time the command was “show ip eigrp topology” to show EIGRP topology, now it’s “show ip eigrp topology all” and the old command show only Feasible Successors.
It’s difficult to a get any documentation from Cisco that confirms the forwarding performance of the ASA firewall. However, once you have got a unit, the “show crypto acclerator statistics” is a handy way to verify and check the hardware performance of your ASA. I think that most of this output is self-explanatory so I’m […]