Monthly Archives: July 2013

Express Setup is BAD; or, The Importance of Physical Security and Good Configuration

Cisco Catalyst switches include a feature called Express Setup which is designed to simplify the configuration process for users that don’t spend their lives at an IOS command prompt. A laudable goal, but the way the feature works brings with it some serious consequence.

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Going VIRL

For at least the last decade, something that experiences extraordinary popularity on the Internet has been said to go “viral.” Was Cisco anticipating the potential for enormous popularity when coming up with the name for the Virtual Internet Routing Labs? After getting a chance to try it out at Cisco Live, I’m thinking so.

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Openly Passionate

This year while at Cisco Live, I had the opportunity to join the Tech Field Day crew for a mini Networking Field Day round table event. At the event, we heard from Opengear, maker of advanced and highly-capable in- and out-of-band serial console management products.

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Virtualization, Storage, and other techy stuff

The Stupid Engineer

I ask those questions you're too clever to.

Sunay Tripathi's Blog

Pluribus Networks Founder's Blog on OS, Networking, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Solaris Architecture, etc

Ed Koehler's Blog

Just another weblog

Data networking, stray thoughts, nerdy fun...

Network Heresy

Tales of the network reformation

The Borg Queen

Jottings on the intersection of tech and humanness

Networking From The Trenches

Ramblings about my thoughts, experiences, and ideas.

Networking 40,000

Attaining my CCIE with the help of Warhammer 40k

Network Shenanigans

Making Packets Do Silly Things

It must be the network...

Ramblings of JD (@subnetwork)

Not Another Network Blog

Musings from yet another IT nerd

rsts11 - Robert Novak on system administration

Resource sharing, time sharing, (20)11 and beyond. A retired sysadmin's blog.