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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.

MRT Dumps with GoBGP

I’ve been logging BGP route updates into MySQL for some time but this doesn’t scale well, and on my hobby VM system, requires that I dump the DB and start over once a day.

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.

Mikrotik, VRRP, and IPv6

I recently setup IPv6 first-hop redundancy in my colocated environment using Mikrotik and VRRP. It didn’t work the same way I’d come to expect from using it in IPv4 environments and I set out to figure out why.

BGP BLACKHOLE Community

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.