While it may be a personal preference for me, I believe that you should only use the mouse when you don’t know what are doing. If you have a repetitive task, then clicking the same thing over and over shows that you are poor engineer. Lets hack putty to work from the command line.
Putty is is a great piece of software. Because it works and it’s free I find it installed on most corporate desktops as the default software for terminal client on Windows but not everyone seems to know how to set the defaults.
This is a feature that I used to use years ago, but had forgotten about. For some reason, I remembered it today and it is still as useful as it ever was. Read on…
I get asked this question just often enough to post an article. When you have enabled ‘term mon’, how do you turn it off ? How can you tell it’s working ? And so on.
Sometimes when I talking with other engineers about connecting a console or terminal to a router, they don’t use the right terms. So, here is an article that covers the conventions for the terms console, monitor and terminal.
Does pressing “Ctrl-Shift-6 & x” bother you ? It bugs the hell the out of me.
Doug Gourlay recently postulated that the Networking Industry was not ready for Cloud Computing, and there are no answers to the technical challenges that lie ahead. What a load of tosh. All we need is pastel colours and rounded corners and we are there.
Introduction The Cisco IOS command line has a pretty good help function. Usually you would put a ‘?’ and get a number of options that you can choose from. But when you do not have access to the enable privilege mode, the HELP functions are abbreviated. This command is useful when you use it in [...]
One of my favourite default commands on IOS is “ip tcp synwait 5″. Lets look into this command and why you might like to use it as well.