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The Brothers WISP 138 – Active vs PON, Terragraph Teaser, Batfish

This week we have Greg, Chad Wachs, and new face Colin Zapalac talking about talking.

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This week we talk about:
Active vs PON deployment – why am I seeing so much active fiber being deployed? What am I missing?
Brownfield deployment options when you don’t have aerial ability
It’s getting HOT. Anyone protecting gear from heat? Routers hitting 220F internal temps
Colin: DDB enclosures with Pentair AC, mini-splits in MDF’s
Preview Siklu Terragraph test?
Peltier cooling
MTK newsletter 100
Colin’s automated edgeswitch update script
batfish
Mikrotik Knots tracking

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The Brothers WISP 137 – Local Proxy ARP, Carrier Ethernet Drop, GPEN21 CPE

Published on June 6, 2021, by in Mikrotik, Networking, Ubiquiti.

This week we have Greg and Nick A. catching up after skipping an episode…did anyone notice?

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This week we talk about:
L2 isolation addition – Mikrotik introduced Local Proxy Arp – MTK responds to all ARP requests on an interface.
Using a switch to connect border/core services – eases transition, can be complicated with direct BGP peer flaps.
UBNT 60LR? Carrier Ethernet Drop
Cisco EEM for flapping a port
AutoIT for scripting
GPEN21 as FTTH CPE
OEO kit
FS switches for FTTH project

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The Brothers WISP 136 – Network Compliance, Labs, 100Gb Mikrotik

This week we have Greg and Nick A. catching up after skipping an episode…did anyone notice?

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This week we talk about:
Network compliance detection/alerting via Ansible
Wispamerica update from anyone that went?
Arista vEOS lab eddition free if you just create a guest account!
Mikrotik home app
MLAG on Mikrotik V7
Router OS 7.1beta6 has included a new model number(supposing it isn’t a joke) crs520-4xs-16xq – 4x 25gbit + 16x 100gbit
John Oz says that HE rebuilds their filters once a day, so you better hope you are advertising at that time LOL
Wonder how hard that would be to do via automation…hmmmm

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The Brothers WISP 135 – TR-069, MTK Mass Config, Ubiquiti Direct Sales

This week we have Greg, Mike, and Nick A. chopping it up like hibachi chefs.

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This week we talk about:
TR-069 with Nick
Equipment mass configuration options
New MTK V6 beta mentions 100Gb LED for winbox…didn’t think there would be any 100Gb in V6
Zach put out a sweet MTK upgrade playbook for ansible
Justin Wilson and Ryan McAfee are at WISPAmerica this week; say hi to those fools.
Mysterious link flapping…and then it’s gone
Dave Taht visits Modem.show to talk about things
Ubiquiti building warehouse in Memphis – boosting direct to customer sales
ROS Jitter?
AS8003?
O365 Missing Shared Mailboxes?
What do you do about moon lighting?

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The Brothers WISP 134 – Rogue DHCP, Unforgivable Bad Habits, Towers By Airports

Published on April 11, 2021, by in Mikrotik, Ubiquiti.

This week we have Greg, Mike, and Tommy C doing a lot of discussion…which I like.

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This week we talk about:
Prevent rogue DHCP servers
unforgivable bad wisp habits
April Fools Clearing
Starlink no plans for tiered consumer plans
DFS
Towers By Airports
Thrift created a new channel called stonks, and I couldn’t care less, but the name makes me LOL
Ubiquiti breach – again (same breach, more info)

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The Brothers WISP 133 – Mikrotik Spoilers, Security Practices, Bufferbloat

This week we have Greg, Mike, Nick, and the best hair in the business Andrew Thrift(AKA Little Alex Horne). Big thanks to Tommy C for taking one for the team!

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This week we talk about:
CRS504/CRS518 and CCR2016/CCR2116 …speculations?
Thrifty thoughts on security
automation in security
IBM QRadar has a community edition appliance
I’m going to use PFSense as my workshop firewall
How internet congestion control works – bufferbloat
Midwest-IX Router Upgrade
QSFP28-100G DWDM

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The Brothers WISP 132 – V7 BGP Test, CRS Optic Issues, Mike Vs Ransomware

Published on March 14, 2021, by in Mikrotik, Networking.

This week we have Greg, Mike, and Tommy C. Apologies in advance, I’ve not been feeling too well and the last 30 minutes or so I kinda crashed(so big thanks to T-Cent and Mike for carrying me).

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This week we talk about:
Greg’s conversation podcast with random interesting people
Tommy’s CCR2004 V7.1 adventures
MTK CRS317 to CRS328 failure
Mikrotik newsletter 99
100G-FR?
CHR License
Core, Border, Route Reflector, etc.
Mike vs Ransomware

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The Brothers WISP 131 – MTK Hardware, Snowpocalypse, Demo Strategies

This week we have Greg, Mike, and the dread pirate Nick A. Ready, set, chat.

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This week we talk about:
MTK chateau
MTK KNOT
MTK switches CRxxx line, be sure to have hardware “on” your kit to ensure maximum throughput.
The snowpocalypse was fun in Texas.
Grande lost most fiber service in Texas for about 12 hours.
Migrating Ansible Tower from centos 7 to RHEL 8…”let’s learn everything really fast shall we”
Networking foundations CLI
Demo2win! training for technical demonstrations

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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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