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Cisco madness

This has been written about elsewhere, but thought it worth sharing since I’ve not posted much recently, and I find it both hilarious and very annoying. The Cisco ASDM – Adaptive Security Device Manager – isĀ  a Java client (which, utilising all that is best about Java, only runs on Windows) that gives you a [...]

Netgear switches

A quick piece of advice for anyone thinking of purchasing a Netgear GS748T – don’t even think about it until they’ve brought out newer firmware than 1.0.3_10. We’ve been using Netgears as our access and distribution layer switches for years now, and never had a problem with them. Reliable, easy to use (especially the old-style [...]

Now here’s something odd. I’m changing to new IMAP server software at Watershed (more on that later), and so during the testing phase I’ve got the old server listening on the standard port of 993, and the new one listening on 10993. And I thought I ought to test the new server, Dovecot, on different [...]