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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.