Archive for the ‘Switching’ Category

Today we will be configuring LACP to interconnect some switch stacks as part of a network upgrade.  Please keep in mind that part of configuring the LAG will result in the ports losing connectivity, so while it is not necessary to use a console cable, please keep in mind how you are connecting to the […]

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Switching

Most modern switches include the ability to use SSH as a remote communications protocol.  Here we will enable that functionality and disable telnet on the Dell Powerconnect 3548 switches. Enable SSH In order to enable SSH we need to generate the keys which will be used by SSH to encrypt the traffic. Disable Telnet Depending […]

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 06:00 | 1 comment
Categories: How To, Switching

Most modern switches include the ability to use SSH as a remote communications protocol.  Here we will enable that functionality and disable telnet on the Dell Powerconnect 5548 switches. Enable SSH In order to enable SSH we need to generate the keys which will be used by SSH to encrypt the traffic. Disable Telnet Depending […]

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Switching

Most modern switches include the ability to use SSH as a remote communications protocol.  Here we will enable that functionality and disable telnet on the Dell Powerconnect 6248 switches. Enable SSH In order to enable SSH we need to generate the keys which will be used by SSH to encrypt the traffic. Disable Telnet Depending […]

Monday, July 8th, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Switching

Today I am revisiting my previous post on Openvswitch on Ubuntu 12.04.  Things have changed since then.  Previously Openvswitch was relatively new and as such the userland tools (with libvirt being the one I use) didn’t support it yet, so while you could have used Openvswitch by executing the kvm processes for each VM manually.  […]

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 06:00 | 46 comments
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