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The Brothers WISP 128 – Velocloud SD-WAN And Keeping A Subversive Web Service Online

This week we have Greg, Mike, and Nick A. really using those wrinkles in our brains.

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This week we talk about:
RB3011 port flapping back with 6.48, so watch out.
Mikrotik added IPv6 DHCP option for hotspots
Ubiquiti security breach
VMWare SD-WAN (velocloud) impressions
The Power Of Glove – Greg was in a documentary LOL
What could Parler do to pivot from being blocked my major cloud providers?
How The Pirate Bay operates in the cloud successfully
Death to 2020 netflix special…amazing
CI/CD with VMWare and ansible

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The Brothers WISP 127 – IoT Better or Nah, READI, Resolutions?

Published on January 3, 2021, by in Networking.

This week we have Greg, Justin Miller, Mike talk with special guest Scott Brown from Pixel Factory. Scott has been involved in peering and internet exchanges for years now and shares a little of his knowledge on the subject.

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This week we talk about:
Shure SM7B vs MXL 990 mic…$330 difference in price and almost no difference in quality.
does iot make life better
Lorawan
Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act.
Nashville RV explosion on xmas day takes out ATT Telco facility
Avalara sucks, try taxjar perhaps?
Frustrations ordering circuits
Resolutions?
Brene Brown Braving

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The Brothers WISP 126 – NG911, Solarwinds Breach, Running The Pixel Factory DC

Published on December 21, 2020, by in Mikrotik, Networking.

This week we have Greg, Justin Miller, Mike talk with special guest Scott Brown from Pixel Factory. Scott has been involved in peering and internet exchanges for years now and shares a little of his knowledge on the subject.

*We had an odd video issue, so enjoy the video slide show(we’ll have it licked before the next recording)*

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This week we talk about:
NG911 Pains
60 GHz\Terragraph
Mikrotik BGP Notification Script Correction
Mikrotik Proxmox CHR Script
Mikrotik REST API in V7
Solarwinds breach
pixel factory Scott Brown
DE-CIX Chicago\Richmond
Hollow fiber
Small vs large DC experiences
Photo collection management

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The Brothers WISP 125 – MTK Software Updates, BGP Alerts, DC Migration Woes

This week we have Greg, and Mike cozying up for a fireside chat.

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This week we talk about:
MTK 6.47.8 – *) arm – improved system stability;
MTK beta 7.1b3
!) added new experimental wireless package “wifiwave2” for ARM devices with more than 256 MB of RAM (CLI only);
*) chr – added support for SR-IOV
!) added support for “Cake” and “FQ_Codel” type queues;
*) routing – added “route”, “routing table”, “route rules” and BGP configuration migration from RouterOS v6 after upgrade;
How are you alerting on MikroTik BGP session status changes?
Big Mikrotik throughput? Hardware to support it?
Fortinet sd-wan orchestration – if thrift is here
DC move: no access, interfaces not provisioned, routing not working, servers full of brick dust, BCM not functioning…but we got there in the end LOL. What would I have thought if I wasn’t a former employee?
Mike’s DC with pricing listed
What methods are you using to ensure your customers are being good Netizens?
pickleballs for xmas
shure mic or xmas
robot vacuum

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The Brothers WISP 124 – Netonix SFP+, What Happened To Youtube, Incident Response

This week we have Greg, Nick A, Justin Miller, and Mike for a rather chill conversation.

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This week we talk about:
Valve Index VR Rig
ubnt 60ghz air fiber
Netonix 14 port PoE with 2 SFP+ ports
Posed by anonomous in the Slack; why does MTK stick with the 2.5 dBi antennas wen everyone 4-6 on their AC kit?
Hitting VirusTotals API with automation
Downdector wants ~$24k a year for access to their API…yeah, nope!
What happened on Youtubes Nov 11th global outage…I can’t find the answer? Nanog list had post of “blocked by CORs policy.”
DDoS with Fastnetmon mitigation.
wiki.js.org
My first outage since leaving the old job(fiber cut at my MDU).
Incident response

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The Brothers WISP 123 – Docker, Open Source Routing, Route Optimization, Role Transition

Published on November 9, 2020, by in Networking.



This week we have Greg, Nick A, Nick B, Tommy C, and Mike…a packed house! We did have some audio issues on this one, so expect a little noise; sorry folks!

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This week we talk about:
Automation for deploying CyberArk Conjur…was that ever a pain in the butt.
downdetector has an enterprise version with an API…let me see if I can get access.
Border6 and other route optimizers.
Would you run all open source routing (FRR) sans Cumulus or VyOS? How risk averse are you…how much time do you have to dedicate? Have I just gotten too old?
What happens when a community on the web disappears: geocities.
Role transition and being OK with that.

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The Brothers WISP 122 – Automation Platform Vs Scripts, Edge-core Heavy Iron, Expensive But Worth It



This week we have Greg and Miller have some real talk LOL.

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This week we talk about:
Our very own Simon Green on a wirelive podcast.
ServiceNow uses Ansible to create VMs in VMWare
Ansible creates certificates and applies them to F5 load balancers
Zach created a remote poller install via Ansible
Edge-core AS5916-54XKS; 48 SFP/SFP+ and 6 QSFP28 ports for around $20K
Ubiquiti selling direct in Mexico
Business wise: what do you want to be known for “Expensive, but worth it”.

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The Brothers WISP – NEW Kwikbit 60Ghz Radios

Published on October 15, 2020, by in Networking.



This **sponsored** podcast has us talking to Vladimir Kelman(CTO Kwikbit), Travis Carter(CEO US Internet), and Justin Miller about Kwikbit’s new 60Ghz radios!

This cast we talk about:
Outdoor – 90 horizontal/40 vertical beam
128 antenna elements
1500 foot range
Adaptive resource allocation?
RSTP
Why RESTful API
Kwikbit tools?
k60x $499 2x 2.5Gb and 1Gb
k60 $299 2 Gb
LACP?

Indoor
k60i $209 3x 1Gb
500 foot range at full throughput
64 antenna array

Kwikbit Edge GUI management/link planning
non-technical install
zero touch install
GUI design tool?
Certificate based management protection

Qualcom chipsets
Up to 8 clients
Single antenna tile
Mesh-like capabilities
Manufactured in USA
Full monitoring access via SNMP and API

Kwikbit.com for more info!

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The Brothers WISP 121 – Mikrotik Corrections, NAS HDs, Datacenter Newbie Guide



This week we have Greg, Mike, Tommy C., and Thrift getting down with the get down.

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This week we talk about:
Ansiblefest coming this week
About RB3011 port speed mismatch on same switch and flapping with v 6.46+.
Thrift will do news corrections
CCR2004 tentatively stable on 6.48beta40 – Chad and Joe both report good stuff so far.
fq_codel & cake rumors
Netpower Lite 7R & CSS610 – A new switch chipset appears
Synology DS920+ SAN – about to plug it in LOL
Backblaze
Datacenter Tips and tricks – a newbie guide

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The Brothers WISP 120 – Mikrotik Updates, Time Off In IT, One Tip For Students Heading Into IT



This week we have Greg, Mike, Tommy C., and Miller using some new video technology!

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This week we talk about:
Simon from Sonar will be a guest; what questions do you have?
Nvidia purchases ARM for $40B
Cradlepoint sells to Ericcson
H.266 video compression promisses to use 50% less bandwidth – thanks for the tip Mike
Major windows security hole plugged for AD; update ASAP if you haven’t already.
ROS 6.47.4 gives more u-nii-2 support, fixed CRS3xx IGMP and STP issues.
Thrift spotted in the newsletter the line “the network will be upgraded to a 100 Gbps data transfer rate, using MikroTik devices that will be released soon.”
Mikrotik hAP AC3 non LTE $99 – ARM based CPU, should we chance it? Bonus pirate video on the product page.
Mikrotik CSS610-8G-2S+IN Marvel Chipset $100 for 2x SFP+ ports!!!
Mikrotik 3011 has known switch chip issue where a mix of port speeds isn’t allowed. 1Gb devices with 100Mb devices result in port flaps.
Small indoor UPS that if drained requires no interaction to get it back online?
Ubiquiti asks for your input
Chad reminds us why fire code exists for our cabling; ” If your cabling, equipment or holes are listed in the fire investigation report, the ensuing insurance suits will do everything possible to have someone else pay.”
Time off in IT; different perspectives from around the world.
Looks like I’ll be mentoring some College Students.

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