Ever need to track the performance of your internet connection in a pinch? I did the other day when a customer we installed DIA services for complained of poor performance. I’ve tried many schemes in the past to do this kind of testing and this time I wanted to do something new. I also wanted
I just finished building a really nice Windows 10 home workstation to replace my aging and sluggish 2013 Mac Pro system. I store most of my data on CentOS 7 server with over 40TB of RAID backed storage volumes.
Today I ran a workshop with our newest network administrators; Our topic was denial of service mitigation. We currently utilize Arbor Peakflow Threat Management System to detect and scrub inbound attacks. Arbor is a phenomenal system capable of amazing performance. With the right tuning, templates and bandwidth it’s virtually handsfree. However some motivated attackers manage to
Working on updating some ServerTech CDU firmware today I found that they wouldn’t connect to my fresh new FTP server. I checked my firewall, I checked my server log, and saw that they weren’t authenticating correctly:
A few months ago we all saw the dramatic boom in NTP reflection attacks. These attacks exceeded DNS reflection that was so common before it. At the time I was personally experiencing consistent 10 to 40+ Gbps attacks. After a while they started to die down in frequency and volume. I still see many NTP
So you may want to see who else is accessing the switch or router that you’re on. Sometimes this is because you get a write error when trying to save the running config. The error would be something like: This is because another user is utilizing the running config. It could even be a timed
Remember when CompUSA went out of business? Well if you don’t then you missed a great opportunity to buy cool gear cheap the last few days they were open. I got quite a haul myself and spent less than $400! This includes my Garmin StreetPilot c580 GPS unit and my Linksys RVS4000 which is the