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Wireshark 2.6.1 available in the repository for CentOS 7

This is the first maintenance release of Wireshark 2.6. The repository will bring you to version 2.6.1 automatically. If you haven’t already added the 1310nm.net Wireshark repository, follow the instructions in Wireshark on CentOS7 (TL;DR version). Run yum update to get the latest repository information, and upgrade to the most recent Wireshark version. Updated 24…

Telefonica expands Nuage solution with SDN for data centers

Spain‘s Telefonica Espana has selected Nokia‘s Nuage Networks to provide the SDN infrastructure for datacenter modernisation programme. This adds to the current SD-WAN deployment they made in 2017. (Nokia’s Nuage Networks SD-WAN selected to transform Telefónica business service) The deployment will use a spine and leaf architecture, as with most modern datacenter deployments. The design deploys…

Vertel uses Nuage SD-WAN to connect Australia

Australia‘s Vertel has partnered with Nokia‘s Nuage Networks division to deliver an SD-WAN service for Vertel’s customers in July 2018. Vertel specialises in providing network services using next-generation wireless networks. They use a combination of both fiber and microwave networks to connect their services to their customers. The press-releases quote both Vertel: “We undertook a…

How to enter that VMware BIOS Setup Prompt

Using virtualised systems and dev-ops processes means that most of the time it is easier to build something afresh using templates and tools than to make changes to an existing environment. But sometimes, you do need to make those changes. And if that change requires an alteration to the BIOS configuration, that can be challenging.…

Wireshark 2.4.6 on CentOS 7 available via repository

This is the maintenance release of Wireshark 2.4. The repository will automatically update to version 2.4.6. If you want to use it, add the repository following the instructions in Wireshark 2.4 on CentOS7 (TL;DR version) Run yum update to get the latest repository information. Note: 24 May 2018 the repository now also contains Wireshark 2.6.1…

Cloudflare adds Secure DNS service on 1.1.1.1

Cloudflare has expanded the range of secure DNS services available. As well as Cisco’s OpenDNS, Google’s DNS service, Oracle’s Dyn, and the recent Quad 9 service, Cloudflare now adds 1.1.1.1 to the mix. According to their blog yesterday (Announcing 1.1.1.1: the fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service), this is not an April Fool’s joke, but a…