I was part of the briefing this week from Cisco on VIRL. I won’t have time to write my own impressions for a few weeks but Ivan Pepelnjak says: The skeptics will say “Yeah, the same thing as ****, only a year later” … and they might be partially right. However, it seems (so far) […]
Although yet to be confirmed, the Chaos Computer Club have been able to circumvent the fingerprint reader on an iPhone.
Big Deal. Big Hoopy Doo Deal. Golf Claps for the Kleva Kids.
Let me explain. The idea of retina or finger print scanning for any serious security application has long been discredited but not for the reasons that most people expect.
Here is a set of packages for Sublime Text that do some really neat syntax checking and configuration acceleration. Great work from Richee!
Cisco customers can update their licenses using this handy portal. Sounds good ? Exciting ? No, not the person who bought the software license, the partner that sold you the license can update the licenses. You might have forgotten who is Cisco’s real customer, and it’s not the person who paid for products. Partners, the […]
If this is the best that Cisco can manage when they are “listening” we have a huge problem with Cisco licensing strategy. Glam it up all you like, but this isn’t helping. It’s just ignoring us.
Cisco is known for shipping products early to deliver new features quickly. But this leads to a reputation for buggy code which has customers report bugs (and Cisco fixing them). This means that you should never buy a newly released Cisco product unless you are willing to take this risk. This post looks a my process for analysing this risk and then selecting an IOS version by performing a bug scrub. In this case, I’ve been asked whether the Cisco C3750-X switches are ready for live deployment.
Cisco IOS and Native VLANs – some brief notes to myself.
When you first receive a router from a Cisco warehouse, it comes with a complete collection of IOS add ons. A common question is whether these files are used for anything ?
From IOS 15.1M&T release notes at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/15_1/release/notes/151TFEAT.html Memory Recommendations The memory recommendation tables have been removed from the Cisco IOS Release 15.1M&T release notes to improve the usability of the release notes documentation. The memory recommendations that were provided by these tables are available through Cisco Feature Navigator. So the only way to check the […]
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.