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TheBrothersWISP 91 – Flapgate, MAAS, Hypervisors

Published on June 10, 2019, by in Mikrotik, Networking.



This week Greg, Dave, Nick, and Tomas try yet another podcast recording suite; spoiler, we didn’t use the audio from it this time, but will next. Don’t stop believing.

This week we talk about:
Mikrotik flapping issue CRS317 on SFP+ with newer firmwares – “flapgate”
Veeam has a community edition – 10 free VMs
Tomas didn’t like GUI options for Freeradius, so of course, he wrote his own. Opensouce link to come
VDSL2 media converters – 190Mb/110Mb
MikroTik L2 QoS – normally works on L3 only – but can be done for L2 as well
Hyper-v, Proxmox, ESXi, Zen – everyone has an opinion on which they prefer.
Alisdair using BFD
Dan fell victim to the Mikrotik LTE simcard; sometimes you just want to put it in upside down.
How many people go new on servers vs Gray market?
Cameo for all your B list celebrity shout outs.
D&D is hard to get started with and fantsy grounds is confusing.

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TheBrothersWISP 90 – Ubnt Vs Cambium, Ubiquiti LTU, Nobody Sees The Same Internet



This week Greg, Mike, Dave, and Alex fail at using Zencastr for the first time. We have failed back to the old audio…it is a sadness. 🙁

This week we talk about:
Zencastr
Feature Request Doc
Ubiquiti v Cambium
Ubiquiti LTU
UniFi Certification
ChiNOG
NANOG
Dan was having unifi APs with wireless backhauls not find the controller and fall back to default 192.168.1.20 addressing. Miller says turn off “Uplink Connectivity Monitor” under unifi settings > site
Greg was today years old when he learned IPv6 doesn’t do fragmentation. Path MTU Discovery.
Limit MACs per interface on a Mikrotik.
Danny is trecking through the US soon; he needs mega uploads for his videos…anyone wanna help?
Nobody is looking at the same internet.

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TheBrothersWISP 89 – CNheat, Unifi Access, Taking Custom Projects

Published on May 12, 2019, by in Networking.



This week Greg, Tomas, Dave, and Nick never stop never stopping. This is a long one, so put it on 2x speed and kick back 😉

This week we talk about:
Jim Jones recorded his tips video, thanks!
Cambium CNheat
Ubiquiti unifi access – access control system(strike and mag control)
Ken asks about VRRP on the inside and outside interfaces at the same time…how to have one transition when the other does.
Jim Jones was asking about a light web proxy, would Mikrotik work.
Michael Rhone asks for opinions on “Why run ipv6 in a small network?” – of course Nick says “Why would you not” LOL
Taking on custom projects – what are the signs you are in danger, and when to day no.

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TheBrothersWISP Jim Jones’ Top 5 Tips

Published on May 8, 2019, by in Networking.



This week Greg talks to Jim Jones about his top 5 tips.

The Tips:

1. Show up.
– If you’re early you’re on time. If you’re on time you’re late. If you’re late, you’re fired.
– Never be late… especially to a client.
2. KNOW DNS.
– It’s never DNS… till it is.
– Use DNS!
3. Be humble. Ask for help.
– Have a network of peers.
– Don’t wait too long to call support! That’s what they’re there for!
4. Backup all the things.
– File data
– Systems
– Configs
5. Don’t be married to vendors. Use the right tool for the job.
– Windows vs Linux
– Mikrotik vs Cisco
– Cisco SMB vs Bruhcade
– Unifi vs Meraki
6. Bonus: Learn. Go outside your comfort zone, silo.
– Podcasts.
– Books, audio.
– Youtube, pluralsight, etc.
7. Bonus: Teach. Mentor. Give more than you take.
– Don’t limit this to tech.
– True happiness is in serving others.

https://packetpushers.net/series/full-stack-journey/
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TheBrothersWISP 88 – White label PCI Compliance, EDC Backpack, Basic Business Router Config



This week Greg, Tomas, and Dave talk about how we are getting into beach shape…or perhaps we just talk tech 😉

This week we talk about:
White label PCI compliance scanning.
Unimus is awesome – mass config push
Mikrotik try catch block

*Slack Updates*
What’s in your backpack. Aside from the common Some things are: lock picks, small multimeter, 6 inch industrail laptop
Tomas found a cli wireshark tool
sngrep – realtime SIP packet viewer
IPv6 routing subnets without routing?
Controlling traffic flow when BGP peering with the same ISP twice – MED vs Prepending
ZeroTier Opensource SDN doesn’t do multipathing yet
Bridge appliance resilancy – second link bypassing it shutdown by STP(Mikrotik to Netonix)
Customer silence, not always a good thing – either acceptance or they’ve given up. Out communicate them.
Basic router configuration for business customers.
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Mikrotik MUM 2019 Austin After Movie



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TheBrothersWISP 87 – Confluence RCE, BGP On Various Kit, Configuring Edge Switches



This week Greg, Tomas, Mike, Wilson, and TOM SMYTH get all Irish up on it. Tom and I go on some deep tangents, prepare thy self.

This cast we talk about:
Confluence RCE in all but latest v6 versions
wpa3 vulnerability
GPENs will have water proof enclosures
V7 we saw was an internal alpha

*Slack Updates*
ESXi set port group vlan to 4095 to pass all vlans to a VM
Edwin is asking about spacing APs in public wifi – start with client density and go from there
BGP on arista and openBGPd routers
Manipulating tcam tables
Jeremy(aussie hipster) – diverse routers with different ISPs, transport both to one or terminate ISP on each and full mesh?
MC-LAG vs Stacking – as many opinions as there are engineers. Answer…add both features LOL
Configuring switches for edge user connections – DHCP snooping, port isolation, port security, storm contol, dynamic arp inspection,vlan acl

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TheBrothersWISP MUM USA 2019

Published on April 7, 2019, by in Hardware, Mikrotik.



This is recorded from a random conference room at the US MUM, which we get kicked out of after 10 minutes…LOL. Enjoy what’s there 🙂

This cast we talk about:
Stuff at the MUM, duh.

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Mikrotik ROS V7 BGP CCR Performance – Leaked Video!

Published on April 4, 2019, by in Networking.



Greg Sowell, Justin Miller, and Justin Wilson get a live demo of 6 BGP peers loading on a CCR1016 running a build version of router OS version 7.
We give all the details we have on the inner workings of the new engine.

3.5 million routes in around 3 minutes and the UI didn’t bat an eye. Per table memory utilization is about 145MB.

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TheBrothersWISP 86 – Mikrotik IPv6 Vulnerability, MTK Indoor, Technology’s Impact

Published on April 1, 2019, by in Hardware, Mikrotik, Networking.



This week Greg, Tomas, Mike, and Wilson get down with the get down. Get ready towards the end, because we go on some nontechnical discussion on technology’s impact on us in our daily lives along with how the technology we facilitate changes people(we go deep bro).

This cast we talk about:
Mikrotik Update: GPEN to GPEN 210M, GPEN to standard ethernet device 100M
Mikrotik CVE-2018-19299 issue(public release in 10 days). Memory leak due to IPv6 crafted packets moving through router – it seems SOME of it has been fixed in 6.45beta22.
MUM Austin – Gus’ chicken, live show, Master Pancake Theater
MikroTik 802.11 indoor vs. TP-Link
TP-Link Archer C5400 vs. Tik cAP

*slack updates*
ROS 6.45beta22 fixes Steve’s EAP Radius issues
Remote admin clients –
Greg converted a Cisco 7200 to an ASR9000
Ciena sent me sales engineers, you’ll never believe what happened next
Mikrotik CRS3xx series are going into production for a lot of us – hardware DHCPsnooping, port isolation, DHCP option 82, vlan filtering, STP
Thrift quote of the week “Stacking is not suitable for highly available networks, it is a technology of convenience not of reliability” Stacking vs MC-LAG

Orville season 2 e11 – lasting impressions
Wondering conversation about the impact of technology on life
Putty / WinSCP vulnerabilities – update now
Udemy Complete Networking Fundamentals

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