Re: [WISPA] IP based security system

2008-08-04 Thread Jon Auer
The best system I've worked with is the Honeywell RapidEye. I've only used it for cameras, but it also does relay input/output for sensors and door locks. Runs $3-$10K depending on the I/O options and storage capacity. http://www.honeywellvideo.com/products/recorders/pc/index.html For stand alone

[WISPA] Next step in the bit torrent arms race

2008-12-01 Thread Jon Auer
Upset about Bell Canada's system for allocating bandwidth fairly among internet users, the developers of the uTorrent P2P application have decided to make the UDP protocol the default transport protocol for file transfers. BitTorrent implementations have long used UDP to exchange tracker

Re: [WISPA] Alerts

2008-12-01 Thread Jon Auer
In addition to following the NANOG and outages.org lists on our Blackberries we have a computer in the office with three monitors on it showing our Nagios network status map, the Weather Underground animated radar map for our area, and Keynote's Internet Health Report (

Re: [WISPA] Cisco VLAN help

2008-12-09 Thread Jon Auer
Have you added the VLAN to the VLAN database on all the switches between them? (Assuming you are not usinh VTP) That's what I usually forget. (On 2900/3500) # vlan database # vlan NNN name blah # apply # exit On 12/9/08, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I need some Cisco switch

Re: [WISPA] choice of upstreams

2009-10-21 Thread Jon Auer
Cogent has a bad rap but they have been solid for us for the past year. Prior to that they had a few hickups. Their peering is pretty good. Low latency to all major content sites. Level3 seems to have more outages than a provider of their reputation should. Savvis is has poor peering from what I

Re: [WISPA] choice of upstreams

2009-10-21 Thread Jon Auer
on a Sunday morning because we need to have the circuit up and running by first thing Monday! When I have add to call their tech support up about questions that actually understand what BGP is and how it works! Bret On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 11:58 -0500, Jon Auer wrote: Cogent has a bad rap

[WISPA] 1U case for Mikrotik RB450G?

2009-10-27 Thread Jon Auer
Anyone know where I can get a 1U rackmount case for a RB450/450G? I'm looking for something like the Hana Wireless 1U case for the RB493 that Streakwave carries. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] CPE - who buys it?

2009-11-08 Thread Jon Auer
We sell the CPE and lock the customer out as a condition of it being allowed on our network. There is some interesting precedents where people purchased cable modems and loaded their own config to get around speed limiting and were then prosecuted for theft of service. On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at

Re: [WISPA] Canopy CMM issue.

2009-12-15 Thread Jon Auer
Not specifically but we have seen MTU problems and switch strangeness. Try the 3.X firmware. It is a huge improvement. -Jon On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Marco Coelho coelh...@gmail.com wrote: Has anyone seen any errata on Canopy CMM Micros that shows a remote reboot type of vulnerability?

Re: [WISPA] Send MONEY Now!

2010-01-14 Thread Jon Auer
I always figured that the larger groups (Red Cross, DWB) eat up a larger percentage of donations in their bureaucracy simply because of their larger size. On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Jeremy Parr jeremyp...@gmail.com wrote: 2010/1/14 RickG rgunder...@gmail.com: You guys are the best for

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Promo

2010-01-25 Thread Jon Auer
2nd that. Cogent in Wisconsin has been solid for us for the past two years or so. I have not heard bad things about their network out of Illinois either. Some people have problems with them in other markets. On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 12:19 PM, Justin Wilson j...@mtin.net wrote:    I have seen a

Re: [WISPA] only 20 people on the video stream for thentiameetingstoday

2009-03-16 Thread Jon Auer
Yeah. What do you make of this Sascha guy? He seems like one of the more reasonable people there and then he throws something in that makes me think he is hinting at GovMuniWifi On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 9:50 AM, Marlon K. Schafer o...@odessaoffice.com wrote: More with a government or non profit

Re: [WISPA] 10 GigE

2009-04-10 Thread Jon Auer
http://mailman.nanog.org/mailman/listinfo/nanog Also join Cisco-NSP if you are interested in Cisco gear: http://puck.nether.net/mailman/listinfo/cisco-nsp And the Outages list occasionally informative: https://puck.nether.net/mailman/listinfo/outages On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 9:59 AM, Gino

Re: [WISPA] Response to the FCC Regarding Form 477

2009-05-06 Thread Jon Auer
Do you know if it can handle grid-coordinate addresses? Around here we have addresses like N96 W32XXX County Line Rd So far I've tried Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo, MapPoint, and Manifold GIS and none of them can consistently geocode that address format. On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 12:27 PM,

Re: [WISPA] Window Mount 2.4 Antenna

2009-05-06 Thread Jon Auer
Check out the Andrew QD-2327MX10-1. Suction cup mount antenna with about 13Db of gain. http://www.hol4g.com/ac/product.aspx?number=AND-QD-2327MX10-1p=171688sc=0 On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: I have a friend that wants to use there wireless router from there shed

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Jon Auer
I second that. We use 7200s trunked to, variously, 3500XLs, 3550s, and Zyxel switches. For gig ports go with a NPE-G1/G2 for routing and a 3560 as a port expander. Dot1q subinterfaces are your friend. On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 1:16 PM, Gino Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com wrote: Switch and vlan

Re: [WISPA] OT, pesky email stuff

2009-06-26 Thread Jon Auer
We are moving to Postfix with PolicyD (http://www.policyd.org) to solve this exact problem. PolicyD lets you limit the total number of emails sent per user per day. No reason a normal home user should be sending 1000 messages per day and this will let us limit it. There may be a plugin for Courier

Re: [WISPA] Anyone have NS2 in stock?

2009-06-26 Thread Jon Auer
We have 12 deployed as outdoor Hotspot APs and they have been flawless for over a year. On 6/26/09, Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.com wrote: I'm hearing to avoid the ns2 and go with the ps2/5. Less issues. What do folks say? I've been putting some decent load in both a hotspot and point

Re: [WISPA] OT, pesky email stuff

2009-06-26 Thread Jon Auer
You might want to check out the Tucows hosted email solution. IIRC their price per box was a bit lower than Gmail. They had a API, migration assistance, etc. We looked at both and decided to keep rolling our own as it was cheaper to pay someone to maintain than to outsource. On 6/26/09, Jayson

Re: [WISPA] NCIC, FIPS, and wireless

2009-07-22 Thread Jon Auer
In our area the police use EVDO broadband cards over the open internet. Access to their network is over a IPSEC VPN. Not sure if that is technically in compliance or not but they have been running like that for over a year. On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Rogelioscubac...@gmail.com wrote: I'm

Re: [WISPA] Way to get Census Tract info for address in batch

2009-08-24 Thread Jon Auer
Do you know what he is using to do the census tract lookup? On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Matt Larsen - Listsli...@manageisp.com wrote: Martha Huizenga wrote: Hi, I thought there was a way to get Census Tract info in batch, but the web site I thought I used last time gives me Lat and

Re: [WISPA] Way to get Census Tract info for address in batch

2009-08-24 Thread Jon Auer
was in. Matt Larsen vistabeam.com Jon Auer wrote: Do you know what he is using to do the census tract lookup? On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Matt Larsen - Listsli...@manageisp.com wrote: Martha Huizenga wrote: Hi, I thought there was a way to get Census Tract info in batch, but the web

Re: [WISPA] Bgp and mt

2009-10-05 Thread Jon Auer
The most common method is to prepend your AS number to the path that you announce to the ISP that you want to de-prioritize. You would use set-bgp-prepend on the inbound route filter for the connection that you want to de-prioritize. I'd prepend 1, wait a couple of days and then prepend 2 if

Re: [WISPA] Bgp and mt

2009-10-05 Thread Jon Auer
. There is a pecking order (at least in Cisco) as per below: Weight Local preference Multi-exit discriminator Origin AS_path Next hop Community Cheers, P. -Original Message- From: Jon Auer [mailto:j...@tapodi.net] Sent: 05 October 2009 17:18 To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Bgp and mt

2009-10-05 Thread Jon Auer
:00 PM, Paul Hendry paul.hen...@skyline-networks.com wrote: Jon,        By prepending to/from the better upstream peer aren't you influencing traffic via the poorer upstream due to the shorter AS path? P. -Original Message- From: Jon Auer [mailto:j...@tapodi.net] Sent: 05 October

Re: [WISPA] New in Box SolecTek Skyway Excel P2P for sale

2010-05-20 Thread Jon Auer
Thought the WISPA General list has its own rules... On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: No problem, no one is upset I'm sure.  It's just courteous to follow the rules of the Moto Folk. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100

Re: [WISPA] Fast DNS cache

2010-05-26 Thread Jon Auer
Another unbound user! high five! But... I can beat that :) Querying Unbound on Solaris 10/Sparc, across cisco sup720 router. (0.700ms pings to DNS server) ;; Query time: 1 msec ;; SERVER: 209.242.224.245#53(209.242.224.245) ;; WHEN: Wed May 26 13:50:31 2010 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 95 On Wed, May 26,

Re: [WISPA] Fast DNS cache

2010-05-26 Thread Jon Auer
For what its worth, Google namebench ( http://code.google.com/p/namebench/ ) showed that our caching DNS servers were faster than Google's public ones or OpenDNS. Guess our users keep the cache warm. I'd encourage everyone to run namebench and tune up their DNS servers or select the fastest ones.

Re: [WISPA] Fast DNS cache

2010-05-28 Thread Jon Auer
So, speaking of cache tuning, Who is ready for DNSSEC? On May 28, 2010 11:44 AM, Justin Wilson li...@mtin.net wrote: DNS tuning is pretty straightforward. One of my guy¹s is awesome at it. If you are running BIND there are quite a bit of things you can do. We are running bind in some VM¹s

Re: [WISPA] Fast DNS cache

2010-05-29 Thread Jon Auer
with it, i have yet to venture down that path. On 5/28/2010 8:59 PM, Jon Auer wrote: So, speaking of cache tuning, Who is ready for DNSSEC? ... WISPA Wants You... Chris Gotstein Sr Network Engineer UP Logon/Computer

Re: [WISPA] MicroTik HWMPplus mesh?

2010-06-20 Thread Jon Auer
MicroTik says they have a meshing protocol, HWMPplus, that provides Layer 2 (this is critical; we're not building a Layer 3 network, and with this many hops, latency and loss are critical) dynamic meshing, essentially applying a routing protocol (smarter than bridge STPs) among nodes. Have

Re: [WISPA] OT, new IP addresses blackholed

2010-06-29 Thread Jon Auer
Pretty much all the lists here: https://puck.nether.net/mailman/listinfo/ That includes outages, lists for users of cisco, juniper, etc in a service provider environment. Also lists for voip and iptv operators. On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Steven McGehee stev...@qx.net wrote: If you guys

Re: [WISPA] SAN recommendations for large CCTV projects?

2010-07-16 Thread Jon Auer
We use Hitachi... I've played with NexentaStor with good results. NexentaStor: http://www.nexenta.com/ NexentaStor integrated with hardware: http://www.pogolinux.com/nexenta/ Note that I haven't tried either of these in a CCTV application, just normal ISP data storage. On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at

Re: [WISPA] What if you can't get a T3?

2010-07-20 Thread Jon Auer
We used Charter fiber for PTP and Internet Access for a few years, a few years ago. It was OK. Way more outages than the SBC DS3 that we had at the time. (a few hours of planned or unplanned downtime in the middle of the night every month) Pricing was far better than SBC. We dropped them once we

Re: [WISPA] IPPay

2010-07-23 Thread Jon Auer
Works great. On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 12:38 PM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: I need feedback on IPPay. -RickG WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] IPPay

2010-07-23 Thread Jon Auer
Platypus Any custom perl stuff that uses that Business::OnlinePayment framework (our hotspot billing system) On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 12:53 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: I would like to see a list of things that are ready to use IPPay out of the box. We use it with

Re: [WISPA] Off-net rebooting

2010-07-28 Thread Jon Auer
You can also get a data card with a telemetry plan from a cell carrier and plug it into a Mikrotik. The setup fee can be pretty steep but once its set up the cost isn't super high so long as you aren't pushing a lot of data. Gets you out of band access to the tower network including any network

[WISPA] CPE Monitoring Survey

2010-07-28 Thread Jon Auer
I was thinking about CPE monitoring today and wondering if/how everyone is doing it. I've got a brief (8 easy questions) survey at http://bit.ly/cpesurvey If you can spare a minute or two to fill it out I'd be very grateful. Of course, the results will be shared in aggregate. Thanks!

Re: [WISPA] DOS attack

2010-08-02 Thread Jon Auer
I see a lot of replies about what to do if *you* are the target of a DOS attack but not many about how to tell if your upstream is getting slammed. Really a DOS attack on a upstream should have symptoms of any other upstream capacity issue that you want to know about, just it will probably have a

Re: [WISPA] Coronal Mass Ejection

2010-08-05 Thread Jon Auer
NOAA's Space Weather page has info on this and lets you subscribe to email alerts on it: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/ On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Mike m...@aweiowa.com wrote: Your three mile link is probably not being affected by CME.  The Canadians have disaster recovery plans for such

Re: [WISPA] [Motorola II] Bandwidth Sources.

2010-08-05 Thread Jon Auer
We had the flip of that. We purchase IP transit (bandwidth) on GigE from the local operating company of a national cable operator. They were supposed to give us IP space with the circuit but IP allocations are handled by the national group and they refused on the grounds that they don't sell to

Re: [WISPA] CPE Monitoring Survey

2010-08-10 Thread Jon Auer
Results: http://bit.ly/9wUy4G My apologies on the delay on getting these back to everyone. Thank you to everyone that participated! On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Jon Auer j...@tapodi.net wrote: I was thinking about CPE monitoring today and wondering if/how everyone is doing it. I've got

Re: [WISPA] CPE Monitoring Survey

2010-08-10 Thread Jon Auer
. Steve Barnes RC-WiFi Wireless Internet Service -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jon Auer Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 8:04 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] CPE Monitoring Survey Results: http

Re: [WISPA] CPE Monitoring Survey

2010-08-10 Thread Jon Auer
, cancellation and opposition, send your request to: Free Technologies Excom, s.l. - Avda. de la Industria, nº 37, 39, Of. 3 - 4 - 28108, Alcobendas (Madrid). 2010/8/10 Jon Auer j...@tapodi.net Sorry about that. I've edited the link to go to a PDF print of the results. Looks like Google

Re: [WISPA] RB1100

2010-08-10 Thread Jon Auer
You don't get the port count unless you go with a industrial appliance and those can get costly. So far I'm happy with my RB1100s apart from some issues with combinations of ports on the switch chips. On Aug 10, 2010 1:20 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: You are aware the

Re: [WISPA] Backend systems

2010-08-23 Thread Jon Auer
We do that as well. Essentially you end up with Platypus as the billing/data core with a lot of value add off to the side. If you keep everything loosely coupled upgrades etc aren't a problem. So far we've always had at least one network and one customer service person that can program so when a

Re: [WISPA] Good Source for Rackmount Servers?

2010-08-24 Thread Jon Auer
That's pretty cool. What are you using for shared storage? On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 8:41 AM, Brad Belton b...@belwave.com wrote: Agreed.  We’ve run HP and Dell servers for years and have been happy, but we had no idea what we were missing once we virtualized everything. We purchased a Dell

Re: [WISPA] Backend systems

2010-08-24 Thread Jon Auer
Unfortunately that's a fact of life of enterprise software. Any sufficiently powerfully piece of software will require a lot of customization to do exactly what you want. Witness all the Oracle/PeopleSoft/SAP consultants. :-/ On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 9:16 AM, Dennis Burgess dmburg...@linktechs.net

Re: [WISPA] netflix/hulu IP's

2010-08-30 Thread Jon Auer
On Aug 30, 2010 2:53 PM, Blake Covarrubias bl...@beamspeed.com wrote: I contacted Akamai a while back about this program, and yes I believe they also told me 75mbps was the magic number. -- Blake Covarrubias On Aug 30, 2010, at 12:43, Nick Olsen n...@brevardwireless.com wrote: No clue, Just

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Providers

2010-09-02 Thread Jon Auer
There are ATT sales reps that aren't lazy? Where? I'll take contact info :-) On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Justin Wilson li...@mtin.net wrote:    Most normal providers are more than willing to work with you as the contract nears its end.   They should have said let’s talk in a couple of

Re: [WISPA] VoIP Services with XO, L3 or Global Crossing

2010-09-03 Thread Jon Auer
Direct? What kind of commit did they require? On Sep 3, 2010 8:21 PM, Scott Carullo sc...@brevardwireless.com wrote: If any of you ar... WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

[WISPA] FCC announces APIs for access to FCC data

2010-09-07 Thread Jon Auer
FCC announced APIs for programatic access to: a) FCC Speedtest results b) Lat/Lon to Census block lookup (must have listened to everyone griping about preparing Form 477 :-) ) c) FRN lookup d) License lookup (cool!) See: http://reboot.fcc.gov/developer

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-08 Thread Jon Auer
Needing full BGP routes takes you out of the realm of cheap Layer 3 switches... You need to worry about TCAM (hardware route memory) in addition to RAM on Layer 3 switches and apart from decked out Cisco 6500s or greater you aren't going to find that. The Juniper MX80 should work. It is 2U and

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-08 Thread Jon Auer
some other solution, that can do what you are looking for, please share it with us, cause we have been looking too... what I am sharing above with you is what we have found so far. Regards. Faisal Imtiaz Snappy Internet Telecom On 9/8/2010 7:16 PM, Jon Auer wrote: Needing full BGP routes

Re: [WISPA] Slightly OT - Mapping

2010-09-08 Thread Jon Auer
I'll second this. Manifold has been amazing for us for everything from looking for geographic patterns in customers with rf problems to crunching data for our FCC477 filing. One of these days I'll learn the viewshed function and have it suggest new tower sites... On Wednesday, September 8, 2010,

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-08 Thread Jon Auer
What kind of PPS are you seeing on that setup? On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:48 PM, Glenn Kelley gl...@hostmedic.com wrote: Is this going on a stick on in a building. We have an opensource Vyatta running circles around the old Vax 7200 stuff GigE even is not an issue - but used a Dell R300 with 8GB

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-08 Thread Jon Auer
share it with us, cause we have been looking too... what I am sharing above with you is what we have found so far. Regards. Faisal Imtiaz Snappy Internet   Telecom On 9/8/2010 7:16 PM, Jon Auer wrote: Needing full BGP routes takes you out of the realm of cheap Layer 3 switches

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-08 Thread Jon Auer
with you is what we have found so far. Regards. Faisal Imtiaz Snappy Internet  Telecom On 9/8/2010 7:16 PM, Jon Auer wrote: Needing full BGP routes takes you out of the realm of cheap Layer 3 switches... You need to worry about TCAM (hardware route memory) in addition to RAM on Layer 3

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-08 Thread Jon Auer
Oh duh. That's line rate at 100M. The chopped packets must have been a negotiation side effect from going between 100M and Gig interfaces. I feel much better about it now, and quite stilly to have missed that. On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 11:54 PM, Rubens Kuhl rube...@gmail.com wrote: Half duplex

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-11 Thread Jon Auer
. The ME-C6524GT-8S appears to do it all. On 09/08/2010 04:16 PM, Jon Auer wrote: Needing full BGP routes takes you out of the realm of cheap Layer 3 switches... You need to worry about TCAM (hardware route memory) in addition to RAM on Layer 3 switches and apart from decked out Cisco 6500s

Re: [WISPA] OT: Looking for Layer 3 Switch with BGP?

2010-09-11 Thread Jon Auer
to be offered. What I haven't yet worked out is whether two routers can establish a BGP peering session over a VPLS VC. On 09/11/2010 01:25 PM, Jon Auer wrote: Beware of the TCAM size on that box. IIRC it hasn't been able to take full internet routes since 2008 because of that limitation

Re: [WISPA] Reverse Engineer BAM Authentication

2010-09-16 Thread Jon Auer
I have, for basic bandwidth and authentication control. Works if you can work with a perl library: http://code.google.com/p/jungleauth/ On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Marco Coelho coelh...@gmail.com wrote: Has anyone reversed engineered the BAM SM authentication? We would like to add this as

Re: [WISPA] I'm pulling Mikrotik

2010-09-18 Thread Jon Auer
Vyatta has a much better reputation for stability for things like internet border routing among the usual internet-scale suspects on nanog list etc. Mikrotik has a pretty bad rap out there for 'causing' a couple global BGP issues a year or so ago. MT isn't helping by being largely incompetent at

Re: [WISPA] Follow up article

2010-02-02 Thread Jon Auer
This isn't really that big of a deal. The DNS root servers just refer to the top level domain servers. All transferring control to the ITU would enable is they could add new TLDs through whichever process they want. Note that policy control of the root servers does not translate into operational

Re: [WISPA] Web Based DNS package

2010-02-08 Thread Jon Auer
Webmin can handle this with plain old Bind (4/9). We used it before switching to PowerDNS with a database backend and our own control panel. On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 9:03 AM, Scott Piehn li...@jcwifi.com wrote: We have two Ubuntu servers running Bind9  I am looking for a web based control panel

Re: [WISPA] Web Based DNS package

2010-02-08 Thread Jon Auer
We are using poweradmin at the moment. Http://poweradmin.org On Feb 8, 2010 2:18 PM, Matt Jenkins m...@smarterbroadband.net wrote: Is there a GUI for this? Jon Auer wrote: Webmin can handle this with plain old Bind (4/9). We used it before switching t

Re: [WISPA] Web Based DNS package

2010-02-08 Thread Jon Auer
Custom perl script that creates allowed-hosts list from a mysql table. Currently working on a custom dhcp server in python running directly off postgresql because I'm not happy with the database hacks on top of isc dhcpd. On Feb 8, 2010 12:09 PM, Matt Jenkins m...@smarterbroadband.net wrote:

Re: [WISPA] Web Based DNS package

2010-02-08 Thread Jon Auer
, Feb 8, 2010 at 3:19 PM, Matt Jenkins m...@smarterbroadband.net wrote: How do I configure forwarders in powerdns? Maybe I am having a slow day but I just cannot figure this out and am tired of looking. I am hoping you know off the top of your head. Thanks Jon Auer wrote: Webmin can handle

Re: [WISPA] Networking question

2010-03-04 Thread Jon Auer
Your old provider may be trying to have the gateway for your new IPs on their router instead of routing them to your router. IE, your old setup probably looked like this: Provider router-/30-Your router-/24 for your customers. New setup would be: Provider router-/24-Your router(NAT)-different

Re: [WISPA] Replace MT X86 with routerboard?

2010-03-07 Thread Jon Auer
Would that be the SYS-5015A-H 1U? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816101262cm_re=supermicro_atom-_-16-101-262-_-Product It has Realtek GigE onboard. Anyone have experiences with that brand of ethernet chipset under RouterOS? On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Gino Villarini

Re: [WISPA] Replace MT X86 with routerboard?

2010-03-07 Thread Jon Auer
7, 2010 at 10:36 PM, Jon Auer j...@tapodi.net wrote: Would that be the SYS-5015A-H 1U? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816101262cm_re=supermicro_atom-_-16-101-262-_-Product It has Realtek GigE onboard. Anyone have experiences with that brand of ethernet chipset under

Re: [WISPA] Replace MT X86 with routerboard?

2010-03-07 Thread Jon Auer
On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 11:53 PM, Jon Auer j...@tapodi.net wrote: Just saw Travis's mention of this board on the Mikrotik list. Man. lots of action on this general topic all over the place. What would you recommend for handling say, 200Mbps of VPLS and general packet bashing (iBGP+OSPF). Connection

Re: [WISPA] Ubnt vs Moto vs ... your brand

2010-04-14 Thread Jon Auer
On that note, I have a few questions. On those 40-50 802.11 subs, what kind of bandwidth are the users seeing/are you selling them? Do you count a polling MAC on a 802.11 chipset, say Ubiquiti AirMax, in with 802.11? My assumption would be that with a polling MAC on 802.11 chips you should see

Re: [WISPA] looking for iperf test site with 1G open

2010-04-16 Thread Jon Auer
So, I have a friend that tried that once. It can be pretty hard to get decent speed with bittorrent on a stock system. Lots of different clients, all requesting different data. Plays havoc on drives. Need plenty of cache. RAID0 disk array, etc. On top of that the linux distributions didn't seem

Re: [WISPA] Imagestream (was Vyatta?)

2010-04-16 Thread Jon Auer
Right, and that's pretty easy since there aren't really 3rd party Cisco cards (counterfeit doesn't count). You can add intel NICs to older PIXs but that involves breaking warranty stickers. Gotta say Imagestream's stance on this is normal. On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Scott Reed

Re: [WISPA] Mobile broadband for Law Enforcement (Small town)

2010-05-03 Thread Jon Auer
I've used Canopy 900Mhz while mobile before. It hopped between towers quickly enough that I'd only loose a few pings From what I've heard of Butch's Mikrotik setup, it sounds really nifty. IIRC he used two wifi cards. One would be the data connection and the other would look for a better

Re: [WISPA] Call Tracking / Customer management software

2010-05-11 Thread Jon Auer
Just a shout out saying we use Plat and have it automatically turning people on/off as well. Right now our customer service side uses Wombat and Network Operations uses Jira for tickets but we are looking at merging both of them onto RT. On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 3:29 PM, Chuck Hogg

Re: [WISPA] Brute Force Attack on Mikrotik Gateway

2010-10-01 Thread Jon Auer
Two options you may want to consider: a) automatic blacklist scripts: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Bruteforce_login_prevention b) firewalling off external access to your network management services On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com wrote: Just had to deal

Re: [WISPA] Is Running Router OS inside USB Thumb Stick Reliable?

2010-10-02 Thread Jon Auer
I have a box that has been running off a PNY usb drive for two years. Basic logging and interface graphing is enabled. On Oct 2, 2010 10:33 AM, Gustavo Santos gustkil...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, We just bought a couple HP ML 350 Servers, but Mikrotik RouterOS doesnt have the Smart Array Controller

Re: [WISPA] Brute Force Attack on Mikrotik Gateway

2010-10-02 Thread Jon Auer
The new web admin in 5.0 looks like a web clone of winbox. On Oct 2, 2010 11:57 AM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: It doesn't answer anything. You can't configure anything. It screws up what you have set. Hate it. I would like to see an html copy of winbox, but that's a

Re: [WISPA] port 5060 relaying attack?

2010-10-07 Thread Jon Auer
Sounds like a SIP DOS or possibly brute-force attack. We get them from time to time. On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Kurt Fankhauser k...@wavelinc.com wrote: I never have had this happen for 6 years until I got my new fiber line installed form Time Warner. Apparently a few times a day somone

Re: [WISPA] ARIN IPv4 resource request

2010-10-19 Thread Jon Auer
I asked about the cable exemption and they said it was only for cable operators and not for anyone that assigns IPs to a geographic area (tower). We were able to get more space by showing over 80% of our existing space was assigned to other entities (customers) and of that space 50% of the major

Re: [WISPA] Webcam

2010-10-26 Thread Jon Auer
We've been using Axis cameras with Axis camera station. It has a nice feature where the cameras only stream when they detect movement so you save a considerable amount of bandwidth. On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 11:41 AM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: Most camera vendors have a DVR

Re: [WISPA] RB1100U Anywhere?

2010-10-29 Thread Jon Auer
Any idea if this batch will last with dealers until they get the following shipment? Otherwise I'm looking at having to order a half-year's supply right away just in case. (nice thing about MT is one can afford to overbuy to absorb their supply chain issues...) On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 5:02 PM,

Re: [WISPA] RB1100U Anywhere?

2010-10-29 Thread Jon Auer
WRT your suggestion, +1. At the moment we are rolling cisco switches (3500XL or 2950 if we need RSTP) with one or two RB450G depending on seperation of roles. (If multiple backhauls, site gets a router for handling MPLS) We prefer the RB1100 because we don't need a inverter for the switch at DC

Re: [WISPA] RB1100U Anywhere?

2010-10-30 Thread Jon Auer
On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 9:25 PM, Blake Covarrubias bl...@beamspeed.com wrote: On Oct 29, 2010, at 5:50 PM, Jon Auer wrote: We prefer the RB1100 because we don't need a inverter for the switch at DC powered sites. Are you using -48VDC at these sites? What are you using to down convert

Re: [WISPA] Netflix and Akamai

2010-10-31 Thread Jon Auer
Here is a paper that looks into how Akamai directs traffic: http://www.aqualab.cs.northwestern.edu/publications/Ajsu06DBA.pdf When selecting providers, you could look at http://www.akamai.com/peering/ and http://bgp.he.net/AS20940#_peers to try to select someone that is close to Akamai. Beyond

Re: [WISPA] Juniper M20

2010-11-05 Thread Jon Auer
IMO you only go with the M line if you need OC cards. MX80 would be a better fit if you are all ethernet. On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 5:21 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: I am looking at comments or recommendations for a Juniper M20.  I was looking at a PowerRouter 2200 (or

Re: [WISPA] Who's Radio is this?

2010-11-08 Thread Jon Auer
You might be able to figure it out with a map and a yardstick based on air delay... I drive around with SMs connecting up to whoever and seeing what's up but I haven't been to Indiana in a year. ;-) On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 4:15 PM, support supp...@nitline.com wrote: OK Who's trying to Link to my

Re: [WISPA] Who's Radio is this?

2010-11-08 Thread Jon Auer
who is on the tower but 3 different Radios is more like a CC conflict or someone trying to steal service On 11/8/2010 4:20 PM, Jon Auer wrote: You might be able to figure it out with a map and a yardstick based on air delay... I drive around with SMs connecting up to whoever and seeing

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquity PowerBridge5M @ 12miles

2010-11-10 Thread Jon Auer
We have one at 6.5 miles. Very happy with it. On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 1:11 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: Anyone have a similar link running? Happy with it? - Jerry WISPA Wants You!

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquity PowerBridge5M @ 12miles

2010-11-10 Thread Jon Auer
? this is the caclulator results for the 12 mile link: - Jerry -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jon Auer Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 11:27 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Ubiquity

Re: [WISPA] DSL BGP

2010-11-29 Thread Jon Auer
I can, if you are in a ATT area of the 356 LATA (Southeastern Wisconsin) On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 11:41 AM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Does anyone know of a DSL provider that supports BGP on DSL?  Looking simply for a redundancy circuit.

Re: [WISPA] Backend systems

2010-12-07 Thread Jon Auer
These days a cluefully run Windows system is no better or worse than a cluefully run *nix system... On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 9:47 AM, Shane MacDonald wi...@kpperformance.ca wrote: I get scared when I hear Windows and Software in the same sentence. Then when you add Server I usually run. Shane

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] We ARE being noticed!

2010-12-14 Thread Jon Auer
Oh wow. They quoted my filing of the WISPA letter. :-) On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Rick Harnish rharn...@wispa.org wrote: 2M signatures, tons of comments at FCC ahead of net neutrality vote December 14 2010 - 12:28 pm ET | Tracy Ford | RCR Wireless News The Federal Communications

Re: [WISPA] Email Accounts

2010-12-15 Thread Jon Auer
RHEL/CentOS/Fedora switched from Xen to KVM On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 1:42 PM, Mike Hammett wispawirel...@ics-il.net wrote: Historically, RHEL\CentOS have used Xen.  I'm not sure if any other methods are working their way into current releases. OpenVZ (managed through ProxMox) is a great way to

[WISPA] Peering, was Re: Free Press Floods the FCC With Net Neutrality Petitions

2010-12-19 Thread Jon Auer
Inline On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 4:00 PM, Charles N Wyble char...@knownelement.com wrote: It's not about access networks peering. That's usually not worth the effort for the reasons you outlined below. It's about peering with the content provider networks. All peering is good peering (until

Re: [WISPA] Fixed Orbit

2010-12-30 Thread Jon Auer
bgp.he.net On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: Are there any other sites similiar to fixedorbit.com to determine how well a host is peered? WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] Anyone running MT RB-750, UBNT gear doing IPv6?

2011-01-13 Thread Jon Auer
I'm currently using a RB-750 with a IPv6 tunnel/delegation from he.net at home. Works fine. On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 9:00 AM, Greg Ihnen os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: I've got a small network with a MT RB-750 and UBNT (PS2's, NSL2's, NSLM5's, NSM5's and a BulletM2) and I'm wondering how we're

Re: [WISPA] Anyone running MT RB-750, UBNT gear doing IPv6?

2011-01-13 Thread Jon Auer
from time to time. No online backup or SCP transfers. On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 12:16 PM, Greg Ihnen os10ru...@gmail.com wrote: Does that tunnel add overhead (cut down throughput)? I'm guessing it would have to. Greg On Jan 13, 2011, at 12:43 PM, Jon Auer wrote: I'm currently using a RB-750

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