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The Brothers WISP 116 – Irish Politics, Finding A Job Now, Automation Story



This week we have Greg, Mike, Wilson, and Tom Smyth; our rebel brother has returned for the holidays and he’s back to his old shenanigans.

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This week we talk about:
Irish politics
Covid for the Irish – the pubs are still closed!
Are people equipped to work from home
Fresh out of college, how do I get an IT job right now; what will I be missing out on being remote
Learning how to troubleshoot and experience
Automated network troubleshooting with zabbix/ansible
Ansible Omnibus – Things I learned along the way
Zach Biles blog – tips on ansible as he learns
What is a compelling automation story?

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Greg Talks 15 – Technical Sales, Vulnerability In Selling, Selling Techniques

Published on July 27, 2020, by in Greg Talks.

Greg talks to Tony Owens a lifelong technical sales leader.

This week we talk about:
Technical sales
Consultitave selling
Learning to be a manager
Learning to be a leader
Age = respect
Pattern interrupt
Showing vulnerability in your job
People will rescue you, they want to save you
Upfront contracts
3 seconds of guts
Sandler training – seemed like you really liked it.
Sports and your relationship with them.
Sports is the only real thing on TV
Why do you drink so much water?

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The Brothers WISP 115 – WISP After Death, Unifi Video EOL, RPKI Basics

Published on July 19, 2020, by in Networking, Ubiquiti.



This week we have Greg, Mike Dave, and Wilson…all the familiar faces coming back!
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This week we talk about:
WISP Virtual Summit July 28th
Save Dave’s brain
RIP Ubiquiti Unifi Video – EOL 1/1/2021
zwift.com
Cloudflare DNS outage
David – Arduino, PHP programming, cycling and weight loss, new kid,
Wilson’s RPKI
Mike got some new hardware; a stent!
I’m done with my sales training – I’m a real boy.
WLED esp8266 library

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The Brothers WISP 114 – T-Mobile Outage, Hypervisor Routing, Edge/Core Flexibility

Published on July 5, 2020, by in Mikrotik, Networking.



This week we have Greg, Mike have a 4th of July blowout LOL
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This week we talk about:
FS Box
T-mobile voice outage.
Pedro figured out to have STP BPDUs filtered he had to STP on the switch LOL
Greg wrote an Ansible playbook to backup a router based Dude install.
Greg’s ansible role to backup network devices to git.
Zach made some playbooks that pull backup files to a folder and do diffs.
Hypervisor Comparison
More Hypervisor Stuff
FB LINX
FB Datacenter
Mikrotik RPKI
Pedro found out you shouldn’t delete link local addresses on your BGP peers
What do you do with two links when one doesn’t have capacity to carry load during failure?
WISP Virtual Summit July 28th
How to design the edge/core for maximum flexibility with Mikrotik…should I do X, Y, or Z.

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Greg Talks 14 – Nick Arellano – CI/CD, Software Dev, GIT

Published on June 22, 2020, by in Monitoring, Networking.

Greg talks to Nick Arellano, a consultant and software developer.

This week we talk about:
How a consultant looks at your network
CI/CD
Software dev
Some anxiety I think partially feeling trapped; little access to other humans.
ostriches are devil spawn
GIT

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BsdCAN2020 TomSmyth – OpenBSD And OpenBGPD As ISP Controlplane

Published on June 15, 2020, by in Networking.



Tom Smyth speaks about OpenBSD And OpenBGPD As the ISP Controlplane in is BSDCAN2020 presentation:
● High-level overview of our network
● Routing fundamental crash-course
● Route Servers in 60 seconds
● BGP in 60 seconds
● Recursive Routes in 120 seconds
● Control Plane vs Data Plane
● OpenBGD
● Hardware routers / Switches

SLIDES HERE

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The Brothers WISP 113 – Mikrotik New Beta Features, Engineer’s Journey, Artemis

Published on June 7, 2020, by in Mikrotik, Networking.



This week we have Greg, Mike, and all the Andrew Thrift you can handle…then just a little more.
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This week we talk about:
Mikrotik 7.0beta7 and 8 out. L3 hardware offloading on CRS317, BGP support multicore peer processing, routing updates, kernel 5.6.3 – syntax is all different…
Andrew Thrift loves making technical web presentations LOL
Speaking in public – mama loves you.
Artemis bgp hijack software

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Greg Talks 13 – George McPherson – Career Intention, Security Perception, Why Podcast

Published on June 1, 2020, by in Uncategorized.

Greg talks to George McPherson, a cyber analyst.

This week we talk about:
Why the Army
Preperation not luck
Security’s perception
Network vs Security
Why podcast
College vs Certifications
The key to customer support in security is phrasing “no” the right way
Black Hat Redemption book
Black Cyber podcast
Audio book – Fond-Hope, Focus & Favor

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The Brothers WISP 112 – UBNT Payment Gateway, Automation Layering, MTK netPower16P



This week Greg, Mike, Thomas, Tommy, and Andrew Cox talk for 2 HOURS about all sorts of things.

This week we talk about:
**Cambium Deal Link**
Ole made a great first ansible playbook – it updates his unimus version!
Greg has ansible playbooks for updating catalyst switch IOSs
Greg has a playbook that connects to mikrotiks, does pings/traceroutes, then aggregates the info.
Greg makes a tutorial on installing Hashicorp vault(using ansible) for the lab and playbooks for working with it.
Always remember strain relief on your connections – Brock and others having ethernet stability issues due to pressure on the connector.
Cox found a small 12V UPS for $25
Mikrotik 4011 mystery lockups – A few people report down clocking a troublesome unit helps “system routerboard settings set cpu-frequency=1200”
Mikrotik netPower16P – 16 port AF/AT outdoor PoE switch
Ubiquiti Payment Gateway
40 Tb optical comb
VCSA 10/10 RCE
Zerodium stops accepting Apple exploits – there is too many
Unimus 2.0.0 release
Quickbooks “Pay Online” blocked my credit card due to no SCA – Thanks…
Canon beta webcam software
Greg will always remember a bag of pubes.

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The Brothers WISP 111 – Wireguard, Unimus Update, TCL on Cisco

Published on May 10, 2020, by in Mikrotik, Networking.



This week Greg, Mike, and Thomas(he’s back to his screwed up sleep schedule LOL) have a chat.

This week we talk about:
MTK adding UNI-2 support for 5ghz bands in NA
Wireguard coming to MTK
MTK script to add neighbors to interface descriptions on CRS3XX switches
Ansible quirk with routeros module and commas
64k OOB sim card from tmobile ~$50 a year w/static IP
nvidia finishes Mellanox buyout
nvidia buys Cumulus
CI/CD
TCL on Cisco IOS is super useful, and noone is using it
Dropping Waves
Ethernet Weirdness
Tomas wants to rant about text editors

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