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Check out my latest Dell Networking video on Network Virtualization with Dell and VMware NSX. You can view it on the Dell VMware wiki site, the Dell YouTube channel, or see the video embedded below via direct link.
The Dell PowerEdge M I//O Aggregator is a slick blade switch that plugs into the Dell PowerEdge M1000e chassis and requires barely any configuration/networking knowledge. Think of it as an advanced layer 2 switch that provides expandable uplink connectivity. The … Continue reading
Ethernet flow control allows for a receiving node to temporarily stop the transmission of data from the sending node. As defined by IEEE 802.3x this is accomplished via the PAUSE frame.
There is no doubt you have probably heard by now the importance of supporting ‘east-west’ traffic flow in large data center networks. So why is this and what does it mean? And when Gartner claims that 80 percent of data … Continue reading
In this lab I use one Cisco 2621XM [IOS 12.4(2)T], one Cisco 2621 [IOS 12.3(18)], one Cisco 3660 [IOS 12.1(1)T], one Cisco 3640 [IOS 12.1(2)T], one Cisco 3550-24PWR-SMI [IOS 12.2(44)SE6], one Dell Force10 S60 [FTOS 126.96.36.199], and one Dell Force10 … Continue reading
It’s amazing how much rattling at the doors and attempted intrusions companies become accustomed to seeing on their networks. Here I show a simple way to block telnet/SSH access to your switch. First, you should never use telnet to manage … Continue reading
In this lab I will use a Dell Force10 E600i chassis [FTOS 188.8.131.52] to demonstrate how to recover if you forget your console password. The first thing to do to prepare for this lab is to log on through the … Continue reading