Fortigate ECMP with BGP

It’s like clock work…around this time the seasons are changing..autumn colors are out, and the colder air reminds us that things are changing around here, embrace it! One thing that I’ve been working with is AWS Transit gateways, a common theme this year is all cloud! AWS Transit Gateways make it easier to move towards […]

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The World Keeps Turning

Well..couple of things have changed these past months that have had a lasting impact on everyone on this earth. A single reminder that we all share a common home on this place, even though we sometimes think were world’s apart from each other. During this time I’ve been working from home, and busier then ever […]

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Graylog with AWS Elasticsearch

Graylog has been through some changes last time I talked about them, hitting version 3.0 in February is awesome and one of things that make Graylog run well is Elasticsearch backend. Although Elasticsearch is not too hard to setup it usually runs better on bare metal, so there is cost of that as well as […]

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SVIs and “Routed” Ports

So you have a this nice multiplayer switch, and want to take advantages of all of the features it has to offer. Well there are two different types interface ports on these type of switches. SVIs (Switched Virtual Interface) and “routed” ports, fundamentally they are same and clients/users wouldn’t be able to tell if you […]

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FMC Syslog with Graylog Extractor

Let’s continue to talk about the Cisco Firepower Management Center, in this post we are going to look at sending connection events over to syslog. In this example I’m using Graylog which is an open source logging platform and  although any syslog server would work, one of the problems with syslogs is there is little […]

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