Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates: 27 January 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Moderator on Jan 26, 2018

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Community Highlights

We had some great talks in our CheckMates tracks at CPX360 in Barcelona this past week, recordings of which we will make available at a later time.

I also met many CheckMates members in person, including Pascal Aebi who did something cool with the backpack that everyone at CPX360 got:

 

 

Meanwhile, here are a few cool threads that happened this past week on the Community:

 

Anonymizer matches all traffic 

A great use of inline layers in R80.10 to restrict the ports specific applications might allow.

 

Exporting data from SmartConsole: How do I select columns? 

Another great tip from Tomer Sole

 

In which cases would you use VSX? 

If you're considering using VSX, this is a good thread to help you decide if it's the right approach or not.

 

ClusterXL on Take_70 does not function properly 

If you're on the bleeding edge, take note of this issue. 

 

CMA IPs not responding to ARP broadcasts 

If you have Cisco VXLAN in your network and have MDS, you might have an issue with ARP. Turns out to be a Cisco bug of sorts.

 

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