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Bob Beck Interview on OpenBSD, libTLS, LibreSSL with Tom Smyth at EuroBSDCon 2018

Published on March 23, 2020, by in Uncategorized.



Bob Beck shares his experience of participating in the OpenBSD project. He patiently discusses aspects of the project he likes and enlightens us about the some of the methodologies OpenBSD use to root out bugs in the OS / general Eco System. Thanks Bob.

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Greg Talks 9 – New Job, STAR Interview, Master Pancake

Published on March 22, 2020, by in Uncategorized.



Greg talks to James Burdine today.

This week we talk about:
Greg is now a Senior Special Solutions Architecht at RedHat….hhhhhhhhhoooooooooooooooooooo
Short Sightedness of some management.
Best of the shitty chineese food.
4″x6″ pen tablet for online presentations
STAR based interview – Situation, Task, Action, Result
Cleaning and finding treasures. memphis stuff, bullet from storm drains. Threw away tons of old hardware and rando junk.
People are upgrading internet BW like crazy.
Master Pancake Theater is doing live streams on twitch!!!! Schedule on FB

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The Brothers WISP 107 – COVID-19, Static HTML, New CCRs



This week Greg, Tomas, Mike, and Nick A. join forces to create a giant robot…then we talk about stuff.

This week we talk about:
COVID-19…if we must talk about it
WISPAmerica and MUMUS canceled…I want to do some live streaming. Who would watch a replacement on twitch? I’m finishing my presentation.
-Most people have canceled their hotels fairly easily. I need to kill my MUM stuff.
Hangouts, Zoom, Cisco, Camtasia offering free copies for a few months.
What do you use for online presentations; I picked up a 4×6 pentab for $30
– What kind of programs do you use; I’ve been trying using paint 3D, and it seems to work pretty well.
Mr. Rogers said, “When I would see scary things in the news, mom would say ‘look for the helpers, there’s always people helping'”. How can I help?
Greg has his second CCNA course live now, go click the thing if you wanna support your boy.
FS is now selling wireless controller and APs.
Several of the guys like static HTML templates for basic websites.
– Tomas
– Ole
– if you don’t wanna deal with it, then go squarespace
We’ve been burned by this before, but it could be some new hardware hidden in the MTK v7 files
New to me packet flow explanation up on the MTK wiki

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Greg Talks 8 – ATA with Fire Panels, MTK Playbooks, SPF Records

Published on March 9, 2020, by in Uncategorized.



Greg talks to just to you!

This week we talk about:
Mexican fried chicken with nacho cheese, avocado, and pico.
I had positive news today, and I refuse to allow myself to feel excited about it.
I was told “our company has a lot of smart guys that need you to know it, you’re not like that.” That I’m not a smart guy? LOL
Installing an HT818 for fire panel dial services…oh the joys
When was the last time you sent a fax?
I think I might knock the rust off my sleight of hand in the next few months.
MTK playbooks are going swimmingly!
So much for a day off…multiple calls and a server goes boom.
I’m too old to pick up stuff anymore…suuuuuuucks having a jank back.
nothing better than taking a shower in a hotel and drying off with their towels
out of town with a group and where do we go eat.. olive garden
SPF records can only have 10 DNS lookups, direct IPs don’t count towards your total.
Bind9 allows entries to be 255 characters long separated by “s, but the second set needs a space.
Coming at hate sideways sometimes gives pause.
ask experts about the special tools they use in their industry
SMTP windows to forward all point towards a smart host in delivery tab.
You can buy bulk leather cutoffs from hobby lobby cheap!
JB Weld + leather to fix my PB shoes
Southord jackknife lock pick set – first impression is acceptable.

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Greg Talks 7 – Words Of Wisdom, Resumes, Always Sunny 13

Published on February 29, 2020, by in Networking.



Greg talks to Nick B today, and man do we go down some rabbit holes.

This week we talk about:
What are words of wisdom you would impart in a wedding speech?
What impresses you most on someone’s resume?
Always Sunny season 13 last episode…that dance scene tho
Controlbyweb modules for access control and dry contact monitoring.
The play where everything goes wrong.
Have an employee leave. “Document like everyone is quitting”
The wedding ceremony went well; I had a lot of good laughs and tears. I feel so energized after stuff like that…really makes me feel alive.
What NYC was like in 1911. Such an odd feeling when seeing it.

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Greg Talks 6 – Pick Back Up, Commit Based Systems, When You Think



Greg talks to Nick B today, and man do we go down some rabbit holes.

This week we talk about:
I’ve got a handful of friends that I can just pickup wherever like we never skipped a beat LOL
Adding a policer to IOS-XR is so nice. The policy map configures in bps, kbps, mbps, or gbps.
your successes aren’t just yours. they are comprised of everyone that has helped you, so ignore the haters.
I write presentations in my head during cycle class.

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The Brothers WISP 106 – COD Network Killer, Baicells CBRS, ROS VXLAN



This week Greg and Tomas try and avoid being ambushed by his cat…which you can regularly hear barreling across his desk LOL

This week we talk about:
COD keeps slaughtering networks.
Baicells CBRS not supported by Gen1 CPEs; early adopters are not best pleased.
Miller found a CLI verson of speedtest.net
Mike Knittel says if chrome 80 is bricked on some stuff, try downloading the self signed cert and loading it into your store.
What do you do for emergency copper splices? Greg does it dirty.
Greg recertifies his CCNP, cause he’s a responsible adult.
Greg moving back to esxi from proxmox for my lab…*sigh*
Mikrotik ROS 7.0beta5 – VXLAN support, VRRP connection tracking data replication
A google search for Mikrotik Chateau shows a new home router design on some vendor sites. Looks to be V7 only.
Unifi USW flex mini 5 port managed switch for $29
Unimus 2.0.0-Beta1

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Greg Talks 5 – CCNP Recertification, Fighting with Linux, Red Herrings

Published on February 9, 2020, by in Networking.



Greg talks to James about the things.

This week we talk about:
RFC2544 test using me3400e as a loopback device(“Ethernet loopback”).
Plan to recertify my CCNP before end of February so I don’t have to deal with the new material.
The netflix show The Circle made me die inside a bit
I knew it, but I forgot…Route-policies are mandatory for eBGP peers in IOS-XR
Zayo had a cut in Austin, which resulted in packet loss in Houston…somebody is way oversubscribed on their redundant links…
I would trade years to eat anything i wanted and stay body healthy
almost a year after kidney stone and I still haven’t fully recovered…sigh
we have texas flags everywhere…everyone that fanatical?
It always feels like everything in Linux puts up a fight compared to Windows
What are interesting scenarios you can fulfill using ansible with MTK?
I can’t make myself care about football…eh.
HSRP/VRRP preemption only needs to be configured on the higher priority peer.
GLBP uses active virtual gateway to respond to arp requests supplying macs of differing gateways.
TuffToe to fix PB shoes
Cisco portfast is enabled auto when voice vlan added, but not removed when vv removed
Native vlan on a Cisco trunk port will strip the vlan tag on that link for the native vlan.
Red herrings during change windows
Cisco switch CDP/STP/remote admin stop, but is still passing traffic…YIKES.
My knees have been feeling loose lately…sleeves have been helping
thoughts on the rectification process…the pat down

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The Brothers WISP 105 – MUM Presentations, RFC2544 Testing, Starlink Latency



This week Greg,Tomas, and Tommy C. catch up about our favorite color of skittles.

This week we talk about:
My sources inform me that most of the MUM EU 2019 announced products will be released till MUM EU 2020, in worst case (china virus) MUM US 2020
All CRS3XX switches have same switching ASICs. They simply added the MIPSBE CPU since it was their most common to run ROS.
MUM US coming up; TBW will have a panel again.
Zach was asking how to determine how long a BGP route has been cached in a Cisco router – “show bgp x.x.x.x” in IOSXR.
BGP lab back up. CCR to ASR9K pulls 780K routes in about 20 seconds.
RFC2544 testing with an AGILENT DELL FRAMESCOPE PRO
Nick B does packet pushers – segment routing
To fuse each DC device or not – the BlueSea fuse block makes it cheap and easy to do so. Thanks for the tip Ryan McAfee.
Simon Green – how to make a mikrotik bridge invisible. Turn off STP and Neighbor discovery…how invisible do you want it?
Powering PoE and direct power MTK kit – use different voltages for each.
Unimus 2.0.0-Beta1 next week
SpaceX Starlink updates (ground station forwarding still faster than land-based fiber)

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Greg Talks 4 – Feedback, wAP LTE + Ting, Ansible Energy

Published on January 27, 2020, by in Networking.



Greg talks to the camera about the things.

This week we talk about:
Why is getting feedback so difficult…is it that people want to be nice…is silence bad in these scenarios?
How do you remember your accomplishments…my memory sucks.
IOS-XR allows for duplicate configuration on multiple ports…easy migration bro!
A fresh set of eyes can make all of the difference…especially at 4AM
Late night change windows are getting harder and harder on me
WAP LTE with Ting is just too easy
I just picked up a grandstream ht818…going to see how difficult it is to configure.
Cram session at the end, but I finished my LinkedIn courses
I built my sound booth with 2 sheets OSB, a few 1x1s, industrial carpet, and a few sound tiles…also an old matress LOL
I do daily smtp test emails on windows machines using blat and scheduled tasks(autoit also makes it easier)
Sup7203bxl from 770K routes to 114 LOL. The box has never been happier.
Well hello there ansible; working with modules, the importance of spacing in yaml
Suck it outlook login, I’ve got Autoit
Ansible prompts with set_facts
Asnible support for older switches requires older modules
Ansible doesn’t natively support a lot of special features in defined modules – requires config module.

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