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Fastnetmon on Ubuntu 18.04

I’ve spent some time trying to manually install Fastnetmon community edition on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. I was unsuccessful. However, I didn’t do an apt-cache search fastnetmon.

RabbitMQ - PSaaS

I wrote a small web application which I’m calling “PSaas” – Port Scan as a Service. This webapp was an opportunity for me to do some coding and interaction with RabbitMQ.

2017 Canadian ISP Summit

This past week I was in Toronto for the 2017 Canadian ISP Summit put on by CNOC. This was my first time traveling outside of Winnipeg to meet a group of my networking peers.

Studying Canadian BGP

Over the past four or so years I’ve been researching BGP routing in Canada. My first interest in studying Canadian BGP came as a result of studying historical BGP hijacks.


DDoS attacks continue to be a wide-spread problem on the internet. Their size has grown over the past few years to where BGP Blackholing to reduce collateral damage has become widespread.

ESXi 6up2

I recently installed VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 02 aka VMware vSphere Hypervisor on a server, and using the new VMware Host Client at https://<hostip>/ui/ was able to fully set up a Debian 8/Jessie guest using only the trial license.