Fortinet And Monitoring

There’s a way to add your FortiGate managed FortiSwitches into your SNMP-based management platform. A few small hoops to jump through, but this is the direction to go.

Those Pesky ACLs

Do you remember the first access control list you ever added to a Cisco router? Was probably something simple like blocking IP subnets…

Connection Refused

An interesting thing happened on my network over the last few days. It was easily remedied, but if you’ve never seen the issue…

Demystifying OSPF on a vPC

A common issue among network engineers managing the Cisco Nexus platform is how to form routing adjacencies on hosts over a Virtual Port…

Designing a Network (Part 2)

If you’ve considered the problem I wrote about back in December, no doubt there have been some questions about requirements. Actually, if you’re…