Internet search engines are censoring this data so I will probably have to embed it in a photo, but here is how you enable use of third party transceivers such as SFP/SFP+ fiber optics on e.g., Juniper's JunOS and Cisco IOS.

Juniper:

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Cisco:

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HP/Aruba:

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Dell:

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This is something seasoned network engineers know about, but there's no reason why this should be kept secret.

I will add more when I learn of them.


Mono's DNS is broken

Fri 18 December 2015 by feld

I recently started playing around with Sonarr by porting it to FreeBSD. It's a pretty well designed app -- I'm not aware of an alternative with such a well thought-out interface and deep integration into the other programs it communicates with. I've never run program via mono before, so I was …

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IPv6 via 6rd on FreeBSD

Wed 04 February 2015 by feld

My ISP is Charter and they support 6rd for IPv6. Unfortunately 6rd support does not exist in the stf(4) driver in FreeBSD yet. There is a work-in-progress implementation available from hrs in ports, net/stf-6rd-kmod. However, I haven't found very good documentation on exactly how to use it so …

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