Monthly Archives: July 2013

Using “wr” on NX-OS

Those who have found their way into some NX-OS environments realize that there are some differences between the Nexus commands and that of IOS based devices. One such difference is how you save the running configuration. NX-OS requires that the … Continue reading

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ASR 9000 Blog Series

For those out there who deal with then unique features and caveats of the ASR 9000, I wanted to share A blog dedicated to that product. This blog is found on the Cisco Support Community, which is sort of a … Continue reading

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Challenges of QoS in VPLS Networks

A multipoint VPLS network can make an entire WAN look like an Ethernet switch. Some providers build this type of network in a way that their is no discrimination between different types of packets. Basically, the provider guarantees the specified … Continue reading

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Repairing My Cool Name Plate

When I was in San Jose for Networking Field Day 5, Ruckus gave me and the other delegates the ultimate piece of personalized swag. This was a desk nameplate made from the circuit board of an antenna. Ruckus offered to … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous IPv6, A Killer App for VoIP?

For those that haven’t realized it, our Internet is sort of broken. Intended to be a peer to peer network, this global network has become a network that primarily operates in a client/server mode. Fortunately, this works very well for … Continue reading

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Configuring Ruckus ZoneDirector for Wireless Guest Access

I recently converted my standalone Ruckus AP to controller based mode. The specific model of controller I am using is the ZoneDirector 1100 running software version 9.4. I wanted to expand the capabilities of my wireless network and allow temporary … Continue reading

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Calling Bunk on Internet Connected Bicycle Helmets

As many PacketU readers know, I have been bullish on IPv6 and Wireless due in part to Cisco’s position on the “Internet of Everything”. I even would go as far as to suggest that those technical areas would be a … Continue reading

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Cisco Live 2013, A Week In Pictures

I wanted to take a few minutes and share some of the pictures from Cisco Live 2013 in Orlando. Most of these were taken on my smart phone, but a few were shared by others. I hope that seeing Cisco … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Google Reader Shutdown

Many who have been using Google Reader are quite upset at the┬ádecision┬áto discontinue this service. I also used this product as my primary RSS Reader until the announcement was made that the service was being discontinued. When looking at the … Continue reading

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Could the IoE be the Killer App for IPv6?

A good part of Cisco Live was the discussion around the Internet of Everything, or IoE. Cisco believes that we have only networked about 1% of what will be networked. The remaining 99% represents devices that are yet to be … Continue reading

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