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Aug 19 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 74 – Protect your tik, Ciena Metro E, Unresponsive Customers



This week Greg, Dave, Mike, Miller and Andrew Cox totally bro out and talk about manly things…and at the end Greg feels all the feels, so use caution if that’s not your thing 😉

This cast we talk about:
Dragonwav’s annoucement
Bare minimum to protect your Mikrotik
Greg Trains on Ciena Metro E Kit
Ciena 3930
Ciena 8700
Monitoring customers with overlapping subnets?
Working with unresponsive customers

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Aug 5 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 73 – Mikrotik 4011, security, MTU, cheap fiber tools



This week Greg, Dave, and Mike trade our favorite recipes.

This cast we talk about:
Mikrotik 4011 first look
Mikrotik 4011 second look
Wireless Wire MTU Issue – regular wireless l2mtu of 1600
Mikrotik selling CWDM muxes and optics
Mikrotik coinhive crytpojacking
More botnets taking advantage of winbox holes up to version 6.42
Mikrotik has a security blog
Locating fiber in the field – VFL
ST to LC adapter for a VFL
Ubiquiti Fiber PoE – tranciever with passive PoE out (McAfee)

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Jul 12 / thebrotherswisp

TBW 71: Where oh were could Greg be?



This cast we talk about:
NEWS: Cambium launches the e700 outdoor WiFi AP
NEWS: RF Elements gets hornier
Mikrotik have found a bit of focus on LTE, HOORAY!
NEWS: Mikrotik: RB450Gx4 and hEX S new products + discuss the inevitable refresh of Omnitik AC, Dynadish, Netmetal
Mikrotik switching – State of Play 1H2018
Ham Stuff

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Jun 22 / Greg

Mikrotik – Move WAN To PoE Out Port

On many Mikrotik devices there is a PoE out port on ether 5, but the WAN port defaults to ether 1. Here’s a quick tutorial on moving the WAN over to ether 5 to power up the CPE straight from their home router.

Jun 10 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 70 – LHG60g, Vendor Stagnation, Why Ham?



This week Greg, Dave, and Mike get jazzy. Can you notice the better audio?

This cast we talk about:
Mikrotik LHG60 available around 15th of this month
stagnation in vendors vs wireless in emerging markets
Caching on https
USAC – FCC subsidized telecom costs for govn’t organizations
UBNT starts looking into AirMax MPLS issues
Project Fi
Mike asks what fiber tools do you find essential (non termination tools)
ham radio license / topics / legally buy Mikrotik intl versions
Amature radio bands
Tytera (TYT) MD-380 DMR Digital Two Way Radio

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May 26 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 69 – VoIP Phones, Mikrotik Hex-S, Centralized Vs Distributed DHCP



This week Greg, Dave, and Mike have some real talk, bro.

This cast we talk about:
Follow up from last week: Calix G.fast and Coworking space software Nexudus
VoIP phones that don’t feel cheap
Mikrotik 6.43rc17 – w60g – added 4th 802.11ad channel (CLI only);
Mikrotik part of the VPNFilter botnet
Mikrotik Hex-S – 5 port gigabit, poe out on port 5, SFP slot, SD card slot, dual core 880Mhz procs, ipsec HW
Centrialized DHCP server with relay Vs. distributed DHCP

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May 13 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 68 – G.fast, Security Onion, Co-working spaces



This week Greg Dave from PennyTone choot the chit.

This cast we talk about:
Who is using G.fast; what are you using and how well did it work?
LibreNMS with Centos Brick. PHP conflict due to auto update
Security onion security collection
Flow collection / elastiflow with elasticstack and nfsen/ndfump(Nick B.), ntop(Tom S).
Co-working space, how would you configure it?
Mikrotik – layer 2 configuration difficulties

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