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TheBrothersWISP Giveaway!

Published on September 19, 2016, by in Contest.
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TheBrothersWISP 32 – Alternative Routing Platforms

Greg, Andrew Thrift, Mike, Tomas, and Tom talk routing platforms today…those other than Mikrotik that is.

We talk about quite a list of things including:
OpenBSD
OpenBSD ripe presentation
SecurityRouter – Gui/CLI packaged OpenBSD
PFSense
OpnSense
CloudRouterFeature listPacketPushers podcast on CR
FreeRTR
Ubiquiti EdgeRouter
Nokia (Alcatel Lucent)SAM
Cisco
Juniper
Fortigate
Brocade
Arista
Brocade vRouter – formerly Vyatta
Cisco’s solution – CSR 1000V
Juniper vMX
Nokia (Alcatel Lucent) – vSR
FortiGate-VM

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TheBrothersWISP 31 – Google Fiber Going Wireless, hAPs and Supply Chain, Education

Alex, Tomas, and Greg join today’s cast…Mike showed up to say bye.

We go down the rabbit hole like always, but mostly we talk about:
We talk about:
Unimus 0.2.0 release
Google fiber going wireless
Mikrotik link calculator
International hAPs in US
DFS – dynamic frequency selection – mandatory in ROS 6.37
Education – college(to go or not), continued education

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TheBrothersWISP 30 – Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch 16 and UTM Rumors, New FAA Tower Regs, Mimosa Firmware

This go around we have Greg, Mike, Cox, Tomas, and a little Miller.

We go down the rabbit hole like always, but mostly we talk about:
Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch 16 XG
UBNT hiring PF Sense engineer
FAA Tower Regulations 50′-200′
New Mimosa Firmware
WISPA Elections
Fail2Ban

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TheBrothersWISP 29 – Buying Towers, Mikrotik Changelog, CapsMan

Published on July 24, 2016, by in Uncategorized.

***Warning*** Greg has mic issues, so please forgive the quality. It will be repaired for the next show

Greg, Alex, Tomas, Mike(only for a moment unfortunately), and guest Quincy talk today about:
Purchasing old towers
Mikrotik changes(the good and the bad)
Mikrotik CapsMan

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TheBrothersWISP Unimus – Mikrotik Plus More Backup System

Published on July 11, 2016, by in Mikrotik, Networking, Ubiquiti.

Greg, Mike, Tomas, and Tom talk about Unimus, Tomas’ new backup application for Network equipment. It’s dead simple, so you no longer have an excuse NOT to have proper backups for your infrastructure. It’s the “up and running in less than 10 minutes” system!

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TheBrothersWISP 28 – Mimosa, IgniteNet, SSL With Lets Encrypt

Mike, Miller, and Tomas(how sad, no Greg) talk about staples, wireless headsets, new Mikrotik ROS releases, New Mimosa, new IgniteNet, and SSL certificates via Let’s Encrypt.

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TheBrothersWISP – Ubiquiti Exploit – Security Best Practices

Published on June 1, 2016, by in Networking, Ubiquiti.

Mike, Greg, Miller, and Tomas talk about the recent Ubiquiti exploit(stuff happens, right), and some best practices for securing your network. Mike gives some indepth details on what happened, and we talk about ways to mitigate.

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TheBrothersWISP – Monitoring With NetXMS

Published on May 22, 2016, by in Monitoring, Networking.

Greg, Miller, Jeremy Austin, a little bit of Mike, Cox, and Tomas talk about monitoring and demo just a little of what NetXMS can do. We talk about what/how we monitoring now, and how we all wish we had a Tomas to build a system for us.

Topics include:

  • NetXMS
  • Tomas’ NetXMS instructional videos
  • What is syslog
  • What is(are) SNMP/SNMP Traps
  • Trending
  • Alerting
  • Observium
  • Cacti
  • Site24x7.com
  • Alertra
  • Here’s the video:(if you don’t see it, hit refresh)

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    TheBrothersWISP 27 – US MUM 2016, Switches, Upcoming Events

    We are back peeps! Greg, Mike, Justin Miller, Justin Wilson, Alex, Tomas, and Tom chat about a few important things, and a lot of everything else. We gave a shout out to a few new people we’ve met, but please forgive me for forgetting a few(looking at you forestry service guys and Costa Ricans).

    Topics include:

  • US MUM Hardware
  • US MUM Presentations
  • US MUM Announcements
  • Switches(CRS, EdgeSwitch, UnifiSwitch, etc)
  • Ubiquiti AmpliFi
  • Security FlowSpec
  • Unimus – backup system – http://unimus.net/
  • StrayaNet – MDU ISP – http://StrayaNet.com
  • Here’s the video:(if you don’t see it, hit refresh)