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The Brothers WISP 130 – Netonix No Load, Hotel Door Locks, Leaky Feeder Cable

This week we have Greg and Mike…we are two strong, independent people and don’t need nobody else.

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This week we talk about:
Arizona Sunshine multiplayer is all kinds of fun
We had a chat with Simon Westlake from Sonar
Some Netonix switches will power down if there’s no load present on them…
Mikrotik V6.49beta11 – LOTs of fixes: crs3xx packet duplication bonding, pwr-line interface linking, switch fixed interface toggling
Mikrotik commands via automation that require interaction…use the execute command
Customer web interface to reboot PoE ports
Modsec
fail2ban
Speedtest introduces video test – IOS users only for now
Leaky feeder cable
UA-Hotel hotel locks hit the FCC 13MHz and bluetooth
AF60-HD
Ubiquiti Talk Conference
Starlink RIPE Atlas

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The Brothers WISP – Simon Westlake of Sonar

Published on February 11, 2021, by in Networking.

This special cast has Greg, Mike, Chad Wachs, and Simon Westlake talking about where Sonar is and where they are going. I believe we have some choppy video on this one, so sorry about that. I also think this is session one with a follow up in the future. Please let us know if you have any questions for the next go around.

This week we talk about:
This cast we talk about:
Building for flexibility
Special “casts” giving info(possibly more in the future)
Why they push for calling support
Ideal customer
V2 roadmaps
Feature parity between V1 and V2
What excites Simon right now
Magma LTE Core
Working with Facebook/Microsoft
Twillio integration for text messaging
Graphql API

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The Brothers WISP 129 – Uganda Internet Outage, Transoceanic Cables, Facebook Monopoly

Published on January 31, 2021, by in Networking.

This week we have Greg, Mike, and Nick Arellano all try and keep Greg awake. Spoiler alert, I was feeling a little under the weather so I was moving a little slow(sorry errbody).

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This week we talk about:
Nick Buraglio started a new podcast: modem.show
Uganda cuts country’s internet prior to election…down for 5 days.
Mimecast is hooking me up with a dev account!
Splunk Phantom gave me a 6 month trial.
Cage Nut Tool
Ubiquiti Security Breach
Solarwinds – my brain wasn’t working so well here, so sorry about that.
AT&T TV Resell?
Transoceanic Cables – Big bandwidth growth
Facebook monopoly

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The Brothers WISP 128 – Velocloud SD-WAN And Keeping A Subversive Web Service Online

This week we have Greg, Mike, and Nick A. really using those wrinkles in our brains.

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This week we talk about:
RB3011 port flapping back with 6.48, so watch out.
Mikrotik added IPv6 DHCP option for hotspots
Ubiquiti security breach
VMWare SD-WAN (velocloud) impressions
The Power Of Glove – Greg was in a documentary LOL
What could Parler do to pivot from being blocked my major cloud providers?
How The Pirate Bay operates in the cloud successfully
Death to 2020 netflix special…amazing
CI/CD with VMWare and ansible

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The Brothers WISP 127 – IoT Better or Nah, READI, Resolutions?

Published on January 3, 2021, by in Networking.

This week we have Greg, Justin Miller, Mike talk with special guest Scott Brown from Pixel Factory. Scott has been involved in peering and internet exchanges for years now and shares a little of his knowledge on the subject.

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This week we talk about:
Shure SM7B vs MXL 990 mic…$330 difference in price and almost no difference in quality.
does iot make life better
Lorawan
Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act.
Nashville RV explosion on xmas day takes out ATT Telco facility
Avalara sucks, try taxjar perhaps?
Frustrations ordering circuits
Resolutions?
Brene Brown Braving

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The Brothers WISP 126 – NG911, Solarwinds Breach, Running The Pixel Factory DC

Published on December 21, 2020, by in Mikrotik, Networking.

This week we have Greg, Justin Miller, Mike talk with special guest Scott Brown from Pixel Factory. Scott has been involved in peering and internet exchanges for years now and shares a little of his knowledge on the subject.

*We had an odd video issue, so enjoy the video slide show(we’ll have it licked before the next recording)*

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This week we talk about:
NG911 Pains
60 GHz\Terragraph
Mikrotik BGP Notification Script Correction
Mikrotik Proxmox CHR Script
Mikrotik REST API in V7
Solarwinds breach
pixel factory Scott Brown
DE-CIX Chicago\Richmond
Hollow fiber
Small vs large DC experiences
Photo collection management

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The Brothers WISP 125 – MTK Software Updates, BGP Alerts, DC Migration Woes

This week we have Greg, and Mike cozying up for a fireside chat.

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This week we talk about:
MTK 6.47.8 – *) arm – improved system stability;
MTK beta 7.1b3
!) added new experimental wireless package “wifiwave2” for ARM devices with more than 256 MB of RAM (CLI only);
*) chr – added support for SR-IOV
!) added support for “Cake” and “FQ_Codel” type queues;
*) routing – added “route”, “routing table”, “route rules” and BGP configuration migration from RouterOS v6 after upgrade;
How are you alerting on MikroTik BGP session status changes?
Big Mikrotik throughput? Hardware to support it?
Fortinet sd-wan orchestration – if thrift is here
DC move: no access, interfaces not provisioned, routing not working, servers full of brick dust, BCM not functioning…but we got there in the end LOL. What would I have thought if I wasn’t a former employee?
Mike’s DC with pricing listed
What methods are you using to ensure your customers are being good Netizens?
pickleballs for xmas
shure mic or xmas
robot vacuum

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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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