Thursday, January 24, 2013

Broken Network's Quick and Dirty Guide to Traffic Shaping

This is a very brief look at Generic Traffic Shaping (GTS), Frame Relay Traffic Shaping (FRTS) and Class Based Traffic Shaping. Nothing more, nothing less. You won’t learn the finer points of traffic shaping from this post, but you will see configuration examples of all three so that you’ll know the difference between them when you see them in a config, or if you’re asked to configure a specific type.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Assigning Addresses over PPP using DHCP

This topic is something that seems to kick my ass every time I need to configure it.  For some reason I can easily remember how to set up PPPoE, and I can remember how to dynamically assign addresses to the clients using IPCP without issue.  But for some reason I have a real mental block when it comes to using DHCP instead.  To that end, it’s time to blog it!

Friday, January 4, 2013

Spoofing Source IP's with a Fortigate

Something new for the blog: A Fortinet post! 

I work for a Fortinet partner, and in the last few months I've been doing more and more work with their Fortigate line.  Tonight I just discovered a really handy "feature" that has allowed me to test a change that $Provider made to their routing that I wasn't able to test directly.  Details after the jump.