TheBrothersWISP 93 – Copper 10Gb, Fiber Projects And Kit

This week Greg and Mike sneak a cast in a day early(shhhhhhh, don’t tell anyone).

This week we talk about:
Mikrotik CRS copper 10G – CRS312-4C+8XG-RM
Generic and Cisco optics work well in Mikrotik kit
Physically securing Mikrotiks – 1/16th” steel braided cable
Mikrotik 6.45.1 requires a new version of winbox(3.19)
Greg completed backbone migration at one datacenter to ASR9000s
Nickie B came up with an ansible playbook to put rate-limits on ubiquiti kit
Fiber terminations – all I see anyone use is pigtails for splicing
Cheap splicers – SignalFire(AI-7 or AI-8) or Komshine All around $1K
Cox says that when ordering kit from aliexpress he recommends getting a handful of samples and testing them for a while
Cox found a GPON calculator from Huawei
Danny sends a link on doing midspan splices

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