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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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The Brothers WISP 119 – $1800 PTZ, 100% SLAs, Centurylink Split



This week we have Greg, Mike, and Tommy C. keeping you in the know.

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This week we talk about:
Nick A found a $1,800 PTZ camera in the beta store – 22x optical zoom full PTZ
Mikrotik Net Power Lite 7R – now with 100% more video
Mikrotik HA router scripts(heartbeat link with config sync and peer failure detection) – thanks for the link Landon
100% uptime to customers
Moving DCs…time to register for my ORG/ASN/IP
More Zhone complaining
In automation config pushing is so boring…what’s interesting?
Self Service troubleshooting.
Toilet potatos
Tommy’s failure story
Is Level 3 Down?

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The Brothers WISP 118 – Mikrotik Updates, Your Looking Glass, Our Biggest Failures

Published on August 30, 2020, by in Networking.



This week we have Greg, Mike, and Sean Scarfo talk about our greatest failures(PS, Greg has many more LOL).

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This week we talk about:
Mikrotik CRS3xx initial Bridge Port Extender support added – 802.1BR
Mikrotik CCR2004s – a few reports of lockups
Wireguard release in beta
More L3 HW offload
NLNOG Ring – shared shells to test from
Pretty looking glass server – hyper glass
FB WISP Talk Poll: Unexpected results – pole1pole2
Our failures: sharing stories about our biggest oopsies.

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The Brothers WISP 117 – Mike vs Zhone, VoIP APIs, Netonix and 4011 Bugs

Published on August 16, 2020, by in Mikrotik, Networking.



This week we have Greg and Mike; just like old times 🙂

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This week we talk about:
Mike’s Zhone Issues
College hacking contest – how fun would that be.
Using public resovlers 8.8.8.8, 4.2.2.2, 1.1.1.1. Should you have some language in your contracts?
VoIP system API – 3cx doesn’t have a native, but there are 3rd parties.
Yealink phones have a rest API
Yealink CAs
Cisco Devnet reserved labs have direct access only via anyconnect client *but why*
Do any of you use Cisco ACI?
Netonix 1.5.5 bug where you have to reapply over the top with the same firmware
The random 4011 lockups continue…*sigh*
Mikrotik V7 routing documentation…a bit more anyway

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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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