Monthly Archives: April 2014

Don’t Forget about the ASA’s “show conn” Command

I often find myself troubleshooting connections through an ASA. As a firewall, the ASA is often blamed for network connectivity issues. Therefore, we often just want to determine if the issue is upstream or downstream from the firewall. One of … Continue reading

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Free Training from Brocade

For those that wanting a deeper understanding or those having a desire to certify their current knowledge of the Brocade Ethernet Fabric, free online training is available.  The course material even contains a promo code that allows participants to take … Continue reading

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Heartbleed Will Cause Issues With Obscure OpenSSL Use Cases

In real world deployments, the Heartbleed Bug is a bit different than a lot of other vulnerabilities we have seen. This issue exists in recent versions of OpenSSL and allows an attacker to harvest raw information from the memory of affected devices. … Continue reading

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7 Quick Tips for Cisco Live Attendees

It’s only a few weeks until Cisco Live US! Since will be my fourth experience with Cisco Live, I am considered a NetVet. Each year there are many first-time attendees. With that in mind, I wanted to share a handful … Continue reading

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Podcast Spotlight — The Class-C Block

This podcast spotlight goes to The Class-C Block. I am little embarrassed to admit it, but I just stumbled on to this podcast a couple of months ago. Although this show is infrequent in comparison to other similar podcasts, it … Continue reading

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