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.

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…

Plan BEFORE You Execute

Before you implement a network or systems change, it’s very important to have a plan. A plan that not only includes your scripted changes but also a back-out and recovery plan.