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comment WAF vs Firewall
Also - what you choose to deploy in your own environment when it comes down to choosing something like this more or less depends on the depth of your budget. WAFs provide more protection specifically for web applications but can generally cost the CapEx and OpEx proportinal to the specialization.
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comment Can a large number of network hardware interrupts cause a machine to be underutilized?
It could also be an issue with speed/duplex configuration problems. Sometimes switches/NICs don't play well together when negotiating duplex. Especially if the switch or NICs are 100mbit, I'd make sure that it is negotiating 100/Full or 1000/Full if it is gigabit. (Working in a large datacenter, I've seen it happen often enough to make it worth checking.)
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comment What is the name of the cable (RJ45 to RJ45) that can be used to connect from a KVM to Cisco serial port?
Thanks! I spend half my day sometimes reading cisco docs yet I didn't even think to link one. :)
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comment What is the name of the cable (RJ45 to RJ45) that can be used to connect from a KVM to Cisco serial port?
Yes, crossover has a different pinout as well. It has a different crossing pattern rather than straight "rolling over" - (see pinouts.ru/NetworkCables/Ethernet100BaseT4Crossover.shtml) - so a crossover cable won't work in lieu of a rollover cable. Hope this helps!
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answered What is the name of the cable (RJ45 to RJ45) that can be used to connect from a KVM to Cisco serial port?
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comment How did Google acquire 8.8.8.8?
Here's an article on Network World that summarizes a few of the more highly-publicized routing hijacks: networkworld.com/news/2009/011509-bgp-attacks.html
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revised How did Google acquire 8.8.8.8?
I actually re-read the question. Wasn't completely answered.
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comment How did Google acquire 8.8.8.8?
There is, of course, a little more to this - for example, the smallest amount of IPs that can be allocated in a single block is a /24, or 256 addresses (254 usable). Above, google has two /24's allocated to them.
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answered How did Google acquire 8.8.8.8?