Man, I've been pulling my hair out for the past couple of days trying to get my pair of Cisco Nexus 5548s to synchronize their switch profile configurations, but I think I've finally got it, so I wanted to write a little bit and maybe help other people who got stuck, too. Here's some background: […]
Entries Categorized as 'Networking'
December 4, 2013
July 4, 2013
Having only run antiquated Cisco gear, I'm now playing with my shiny new Nexus 5548 and I'm loving the concept of checkpoints. This is something that I've wanted for a long time. It's not that you couldn't roll back configurations in IOS, but this runs NX-OS, and the functionality provided here is actually pretty awesome. […]
June 24, 2013
I've returned to Boston from what was a pretty eventful vacation in South Carolina. While I was gone, a ton of toys arrived and are just waiting for me to play with them. My core switch is kind of sad. It's an antiquated 6509, which is End of Life'd. Also, I've got 21 racks and […]
February 20, 2013
I meant to write this entry the other day, but got busy. I posted a question about labeling to the excellent LOPSA Tech mailing list, and Tom Limoncelli used it as the prompt for a blog post on the subject of labeling datacenter cables. Head over and check it out.
February 16, 2013
Last week was probably my craziest here so far. On Monday, we were off because there was some kind of blizzard thing, so it was a shorter week to begin with. On top of that, there were some things piled up from my week off with my gall bladder surgery, so I was trying to […]
December 18, 2012
LISA was pretty exceptionally late in the year this time, being only a couple of weeks before Christmas. The inevitable let-down of coming back to the "real world" where I've got to "work" and "do productive things" is always kind of a drag, but this year is a little different thanks to the proximity of […]