Data Center

December 4, 2019

CenturyLink Cloud Connect Options

Below is a good chart that shows CenturyLink’s Cloud connect options:
November 6, 2019

Cisco Nexus Show Commands for High CPU Usage

I ran these on our Nexus 7K switches.
November 1, 2019

Using iperf3 to Help Troubleshoot Speed and Throughput Issues

There are many cool options you can use with iperf but I think it’s important to use multiple simultaneous streams. I’ve seen people use this tool […]
June 17, 2019

Best practices and advanced features for VMware High Availability

Each new version of VirtualCenter Server provides new features that you can configure to change how VMware HA functions. You can configure the features using the […]
June 17, 2019

Best practices for using snapshots in the vSphere environment

Follow these best practices when using snapshots in the vSphere environment: • Do not use snapshots as backups.
June 17, 2019

Link Aggregation for VMWare ESXi and ESX

May 21, 2019

Always be on the Lookout for Product Updates/Changes

What I mean by this, is keep an eye out for emails, alerts within the product, etc… for updates.
November 11, 2018

Cisco Nexus 10G Connectivity with Microsoft Windows Servers

Below is a good document from Cisco:
November 8, 2018

SD-WAN Requirement Questions for Vendor Evaluation

Below are some good questions you should be asking when looking into SD-WAN.
July 13, 2018

Wireshark Filters

June 18, 2018

Cisco LACP Individual State with 3rd Party Devices

I work a lot with other products like HP Dell-Brocade, and EMC. There are times I need to port-channel to them but my ports end up […]
September 17, 2015

Cisco UCS Best Practices

Chassis/FEX Discovery Policy:
September 3, 2015

VMWare vSphere 6.0 Networking Best Practices

Consider these best practices when you configure your network.
November 4, 2014

Cisco Stack Port Channel Issues with MAC Address Persistency

When a switch stack forms a port-channel, the active stack member’s MAC Address is used for the LACP ID. The active stack member is the Master. […]
September 18, 2014

Type-2 consistency status = failed

Here’s something you can come accross. When you do a “sh vpc“, you’ll notice that your Type-2 consistency status is failed on both Cisco Nexus 7000’s […]