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.
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Quick tip on the best IP addresses on the Internet when you need to test your Internet connection from the command line
Most engineers think that cable is simply plug and play. And mostly, that true. In recent years, Ethernet standards and manufacturing Here are 20 things that Network Engineers have forgotten or don’t know about network cabling in a two part series on things I have learned in twenty years of looking after networks.
Cisco has been making some improvements to the Cisco NXOS CLI. Here is one that I especially like on the
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 ?
Sometimes you need to use many different Proxy Auto Configuration files with a web browser, usually when testing or trying out new installation of the proxy servers.
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.
Seth Godin strikes a chord with how I view outsourcing network administration and network operations except that he is talking about offshore call centres being “scalable engines of annoyance”. That’s a brilliant summary of my experience when working with Service Providers using offshore operations. Or customers with outsourced network management.