Category Networking

Netgear GS724Tv1 Firmware Upgrade …

I don’t expect to have to do this again but include it here just in case I do or it helps someone else avoid what I went through. Essentially, you cannot use the latest version (2.05.05) of the Netgear Smartwizard software to update the firmware of this switch.  I had to use 2.05.03. Note that I […]

Network analysis …

Here are some interesting pages regarding network traffic analysis: http://crashedsecurity.blogspot.com.au/ The following are referred to by the above blog in a post titled “PCAP Analysis Tools”. Thanks Xenadmin. http://www.emc.com/security/rsa-netwitness.htm#!freeware http://www.xplico.org/about

NTOP Guides

Recently I was investigating some high bandwidth use on our links and was using NTOP in pfSense. Not having used it for some time, I had a quick look for some guidance. I came across these: http://www.ntop.org/support/documentation/ http://techowto.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/ntop-guide.pdf I discovered the ntop-guide.pdf on this blog by Mukom: http://techxcellence.net/ Thanks for sharing Mukom.

pfSense and ADSL WAN …

I have pfSense 2.x running at a number of sites. In most cases I have a basic modem router configured in bridge mode. Just today I came across this post from Josh @ interspective.net: http://www.interspective.net/2012/05/pfsense-initial-configuration-adsl-wan.html It was an interesting alternative and one that I will definitively have a look at doing some time. Well written […]

CentOS 6 KVM, Bonded and Bridged Networking …

This is still a work in progress as i cannot get bridging to work over bonded NICs. At this stage i suspect at least part of the problem is the Netgear GS716T switch i’m using. I have a server with 2 NICs. I want to use both for KVM VMs that will be in the […]