Tag: network

Proactive Network Configuration Validation with Batfish – NANOG (2015) Presentation

Batfish is an open-source network configuration analysis tool in active development produced jointly by researchers at University of California, Los Angeles; University of Southern California; and Microsoft Research. Though its individual modules have various applications, its primary purpose is to detect bugs in network configurations. Batfish takes as input a set of network configurations, and an environment, which consists of...

“If you have anything on your computer or on a network share you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see, you better get rid of it now”

How the old pro does it Flashback to the 1990s, when this IT pilot fish at a manufacturing plant has suddenly had server administration added to his job of setting up workstations and servers. “I had been dropped into the server admin position without formal training, and at that point I hadn’t set storage quotas,” says fish. “I found that...

Compiled list of Acronyms in the Network Field of A LOT of Things

The list is still subject to updates and changes from time to time. Last updated: 20170121. Acronym Definition Comment Acronym Definition Comment 6PE IPv6 Provider Edge Router 6VPE IPv6 Virtual Private Network Provider Edge Router ABC Abstract Base Class ACE Access Control Entry ACID Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability ACL Access Control List ACPI Advanced Configuration and Power Interface ADO...