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Greg Talks 11 – Hollywood Dreams, Post-Covid Handshake, Media

Published on April 1, 2020, by in Greg Talks.

Greg talks to Justin Burdine.

This week we talk about:
IT in Hollywood
New post Covid handshakes.
Working from home tips: have a dedicated space, follow normal routine, dress for work, voip phone, vpn via router, take some laps. If you need noise try music or podcasts, videos are pretty distracting.
The Last Leg on Channel4 in the UK.
Friday night dinner new season on the 27th.
Man I still really like Seinfeld. I can still watch and really enjoy it.
Great British pottery throw down…it’s alright.
Sales engineering is baller.
I got corrugated plastic, like in signs, to make some PB paddle cases for travel – not that I’ll be doing that anytime soon.

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The Brothers WISP 108 – First Playbooks, Streaming Throtteling, VPNs

Published on March 29, 2020, by in Mikrotik, Networking.



This week Greg, Mike and Tommy maintain a safe 6′ distance.

This week we talk about:
Greg has some of his ansible playbooks in github(ROS and firmware upgrade)
MTK private keys – wiki says to use DSA keys, but it’s actually RSA keys.
Online platforms for schools are getting hammered
DNSSEC-Lookaside auto key expiration…it broke a lot of resolution. Lookaside was redered moot in Sept 2017 with signing of roots.
Streaming video, game services to slow traffic
MBORC UK fiber provider is suspending SLAs during covid
2FA for VPN – use radius connected to 2FA service. MTK can only do 1 minute timeout.
Nick B is doing community sourced DNS testing, join the swarm why don’t you?
I threw away my CCIE book I used to pass the written…why was I holding on to it anyway?

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Greg Talks 10 – Project Management, Goals, STEAM

Published on March 25, 2020, by in Greg Talks.

Greg talks to Stephanie Burdine today.

This week we talk about:
Project management
Education techniques
Creating goals and obtaining them
Women in IT
STEAM

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Bob Beck Interview on OpenBSD, libTLS, LibreSSL with Tom Smyth at EuroBSDCon 2018

Published on March 23, 2020, by in Uncategorized.



Bob Beck shares his experience of participating in the OpenBSD project. He patiently discusses aspects of the project he likes and enlightens us about the some of the methodologies OpenBSD use to root out bugs in the OS / general Eco System. Thanks Bob.

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Greg Talks 9 – New Job, STAR Interview, Master Pancake

Published on March 22, 2020, by in Uncategorized.



Greg talks to James Burdine today.

This week we talk about:
Greg is now a Senior Special Solutions Architecht at RedHat….hhhhhhhhhoooooooooooooooooooo
Short Sightedness of some management.
Best of the shitty chineese food.
4″x6″ pen tablet for online presentations
STAR based interview – Situation, Task, Action, Result
Cleaning and finding treasures. memphis stuff, bullet from storm drains. Threw away tons of old hardware and rando junk.
People are upgrading internet BW like crazy.
Master Pancake Theater is doing live streams on twitch!!!! Schedule on FB

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The Brothers WISP 107 – COVID-19, Static HTML, New CCRs



This week Greg, Tomas, Mike, and Nick A. join forces to create a giant robot…then we talk about stuff.

This week we talk about:
COVID-19…if we must talk about it
WISPAmerica and MUMUS canceled…I want to do some live streaming. Who would watch a replacement on twitch? I’m finishing my presentation.
-Most people have canceled their hotels fairly easily. I need to kill my MUM stuff.
Hangouts, Zoom, Cisco, Camtasia offering free copies for a few months.
What do you use for online presentations; I picked up a 4×6 pentab for $30
– What kind of programs do you use; I’ve been trying using paint 3D, and it seems to work pretty well.
Mr. Rogers said, “When I would see scary things in the news, mom would say ‘look for the helpers, there’s always people helping'”. How can I help?
Greg has his second CCNA course live now, go click the thing if you wanna support your boy.
FS is now selling wireless controller and APs.
Several of the guys like static HTML templates for basic websites.
– Tomas
– Ole
– if you don’t wanna deal with it, then go squarespace
We’ve been burned by this before, but it could be some new hardware hidden in the MTK v7 files
New to me packet flow explanation up on the MTK wiki

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Greg Talks 8 – ATA with Fire Panels, MTK Playbooks, SPF Records

Published on March 9, 2020, by in Uncategorized.



Greg talks to just to you!

This week we talk about:
Mexican fried chicken with nacho cheese, avocado, and pico.
I had positive news today, and I refuse to allow myself to feel excited about it.
I was told “our company has a lot of smart guys that need you to know it, you’re not like that.” That I’m not a smart guy? LOL
Installing an HT818 for fire panel dial services…oh the joys
When was the last time you sent a fax?
I think I might knock the rust off my sleight of hand in the next few months.
MTK playbooks are going swimmingly!
So much for a day off…multiple calls and a server goes boom.
I’m too old to pick up stuff anymore…suuuuuuucks having a jank back.
nothing better than taking a shower in a hotel and drying off with their towels
out of town with a group and where do we go eat.. olive garden
SPF records can only have 10 DNS lookups, direct IPs don’t count towards your total.
Bind9 allows entries to be 255 characters long separated by “s, but the second set needs a space.
Coming at hate sideways sometimes gives pause.
ask experts about the special tools they use in their industry
SMTP windows to forward all point towards a smart host in delivery tab.
You can buy bulk leather cutoffs from hobby lobby cheap!
JB Weld + leather to fix my PB shoes
Southord jackknife lock pick set – first impression is acceptable.

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Greg Talks 7 – Words Of Wisdom, Resumes, Always Sunny 13

Published on February 29, 2020, by in Networking.



Greg talks to Nick B today, and man do we go down some rabbit holes.

This week we talk about:
What are words of wisdom you would impart in a wedding speech?
What impresses you most on someone’s resume?
Always Sunny season 13 last episode…that dance scene tho
Controlbyweb modules for access control and dry contact monitoring.
The play where everything goes wrong.
Have an employee leave. “Document like everyone is quitting”
The wedding ceremony went well; I had a lot of good laughs and tears. I feel so energized after stuff like that…really makes me feel alive.
What NYC was like in 1911. Such an odd feeling when seeing it.

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Greg Talks 6 – Pick Back Up, Commit Based Systems, When You Think



Greg talks to Nick B today, and man do we go down some rabbit holes.

This week we talk about:
I’ve got a handful of friends that I can just pickup wherever like we never skipped a beat LOL
Adding a policer to IOS-XR is so nice. The policy map configures in bps, kbps, mbps, or gbps.
your successes aren’t just yours. they are comprised of everyone that has helped you, so ignore the haters.
I write presentations in my head during cycle class.

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The Brothers WISP 106 – COD Network Killer, Baicells CBRS, ROS VXLAN



This week Greg and Tomas try and avoid being ambushed by his cat…which you can regularly hear barreling across his desk LOL

This week we talk about:
COD keeps slaughtering networks.
Baicells CBRS not supported by Gen1 CPEs; early adopters are not best pleased.
Miller found a CLI verson of speedtest.net
Mike Knittel says if chrome 80 is bricked on some stuff, try downloading the self signed cert and loading it into your store.
What do you do for emergency copper splices? Greg does it dirty.
Greg recertifies his CCNP, cause he’s a responsible adult.
Greg moving back to esxi from proxmox for my lab…*sigh*
Mikrotik ROS 7.0beta5 – VXLAN support, VRRP connection tracking data replication
A google search for Mikrotik Chateau shows a new home router design on some vendor sites. Looks to be V7 only.
Unifi USW flex mini 5 port managed switch for $29
Unimus 2.0.0-Beta1

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