When you are working in a lab environment, you often need to connect your laptop to different networks so that you can test stuff. For simple change like an IP address or a default gateway a script is useful. But you may want to have a much more sophisticated profile, such as different proxy servers and multiple ethernet ports. And if you are working on different sites, each one with different IP addressing and DNS details, and maybe even different proxy settings or 802.1x. Mac OSX has a way for configuring multiple profiles for your Ethernet connection ( or Airport wireless).
Archives for December 2009
Layer 3 Routing – it’s a tautology people. Just say routing.
Some people have pointed out that I have been Cisco bashing lately. Let’s check if it’s just me.