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TheBrothersWISP 74 – Protect your tik, Ciena Metro E, Unresponsive Customers

Published on August 19, 2018, by in Mikrotik, Networking.



This week Greg, Dave, Mike, Miller and Andrew Cox totally bro out and talk about manly things…and at the end Greg feels all the feels, so use caution if that’s not your thing 😉

This cast we talk about:
Dragonwav’s annoucement
Bare minimum to protect your Mikrotik
Greg Trains on Ciena Metro E Kit
Ciena 3930
Ciena 8700
Monitoring customers with overlapping subnets?
Working with unresponsive customers

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TheBrothersWISP 73 – Mikrotik 4011, security, MTU, cheap fiber tools



This week Greg, Dave, and Mike trade our favorite recipes.

This cast we talk about:
Mikrotik 4011 first look
Mikrotik 4011 second look
Wireless Wire MTU Issue – regular wireless l2mtu of 1600
Mikrotik selling CWDM muxes and optics
Mikrotik coinhive crytpojacking
More botnets taking advantage of winbox holes up to version 6.42
Mikrotik has a security blog
Locating fiber in the field – VFL
ST to LC adapter for a VFL
Ubiquiti Fiber PoE – tranciever with passive PoE out (McAfee)

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TBW 71: Where oh were could Greg be?



This cast we talk about:
NEWS: Cambium launches the e700 outdoor WiFi AP
NEWS: RF Elements gets hornier
Mikrotik have found a bit of focus on LTE, HOORAY!
NEWS: Mikrotik: RB450Gx4 and hEX S new products + discuss the inevitable refresh of Omnitik AC, Dynadish, Netmetal
Mikrotik switching – State of Play 1H2018
Ham Stuff

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TheBrothersWISP 70 – LHG60g, Vendor Stagnation, Why Ham?



This week Greg, Dave, and Mike get jazzy. Can you notice the better audio?

This cast we talk about:
Mikrotik LHG60 available around 15th of this month
stagnation in vendors vs wireless in emerging markets
Caching on https
USAC – FCC subsidized telecom costs for govn’t organizations
UBNT starts looking into AirMax MPLS issues
Project Fi
Mike asks what fiber tools do you find essential (non termination tools)
ham radio license / topics / legally buy Mikrotik intl versions
Amature radio bands
Tytera (TYT) MD-380 DMR Digital Two Way Radio

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TheBrothersWISP 69 – VoIP Phones, Mikrotik Hex-S, Centralized Vs Distributed DHCP

Published on May 27, 2018, by in Hardware, Mikrotik, Networking.



This week Greg, Dave, and Mike have some real talk, bro.

This cast we talk about:
Follow up from last week: Calix G.fast and Coworking space software Nexudus
VoIP phones that don’t feel cheap
Mikrotik 6.43rc17 – w60g – added 4th 802.11ad channel (CLI only);
Mikrotik part of the VPNFilter botnet
Mikrotik Hex-S – 5 port gigabit, poe out on port 5, SFP slot, SD card slot, dual core 880Mhz procs, ipsec HW
Centrialized DHCP server with relay Vs. distributed DHCP

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TheBrothersWISP 68 – G.fast, Security Onion, Co-working spaces



This week Greg Dave from PennyTone choot the chit.

This cast we talk about:
Who is using G.fast; what are you using and how well did it work?
LibreNMS with Centos Brick. PHP conflict due to auto update
Security onion security collection
Flow collection / elastiflow with elasticstack and nfsen/ndfump(Nick B.), ntop(Tom S).
Co-working space, how would you configure it?
Mikrotik – layer 2 configuration difficulties

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TheBrothersWISP 67 – 10G unifi Gateway, New Mikrotik Hardware, 24Ghz Mimosa



This week Greg, Mike, and Tomas catchup for the first time in ages!

This cast we talk about:
New mimosa radio – was it 24Ghz?
Mikrotik MUM EU hardware
waplte
Unimus has blog/mass change pushes
10Gb unifi gateway
Cloudkey version 2 hits FCC
Mikrotik winbox port vulnerability from 6.29 to 6.42
xLEC Stuff FB Group – Mike’s Pimpin
Greg’s BGP full feed lab is live – go signup and getcha some
LHG60 hits FCC

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TheBrothersWISP66 – Mikrotik MUM 2018, wap60G, Mikrotik Hardware

Published on April 16, 2018, by in Hardware, Mikrotik.



This week Greg, Alex, Miller, and Tomas all sit down and talk on day one at the 2018 Baltimore MUM.

Thanks to our sponsor for this cast Sonar.Software. A simple yet feature rich customer billing platform.

This cast we talk about:
Some of the new CRS devices
wAP60G tweaks
Mikrotik Hardware

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TheBrothersWISP 65 – OpenVPN, Siklu 10Gb, VAR’s Design

Published on March 4, 2018, by in Networking.



This week Greg, Mike, Wilson, Miller, and Tomas discuss the chick pea, it’s neither a chick, nor a pea.

This cast we talk about:
chinog in may
Wispamerica very soon
OpenVPN isn’t so hard Mikey 😉
Unimus has some US MUM vouchers, so bother Tomas about it.
Siklu has 70/80Ghz 10Gb wireless link
Link Calculator
Greg’s VAR rant
Move your website to https
Network Collective: Episode 4 – The Impact Of Increasing Encrypted Traffic
CHALLEGE – do some form of home automation.

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TheBrothersWISP 64 – CHR/Virtual Routers, MUM Spec, Your Lab



Greg, Wilson, Andrew Cox, and Mike put all those other sucker MCs to shame.

This cast we talk about:
Slack updates
CHR virtio-scsi driver/CHR additions in recent RC
Virtual routing
ASICs to CPU routing, and back to ASICs
What does your network lab look like?
Upcoming events

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