Networking Field Day 17 (NFD17) Redux

January 26, 2018 John Herbert 0

As I write this it’s Friday afternoon in Silicon Valley, Networking Field Day 17 (NFD17) is over, and I am truly exhausted after a week of presentations covering topics like Ethernet switch hardware, testing/simulation and […]

Decoding LACP Port State

October 17, 2017 John Herbert 0

It’s frustrating when the output to a show command gives exactly the information needed, but in a format which is unintelligible. So it is with the Partner Port State field in the NXOS show lacp […]

My Lexicon: Fexen

October 12, 2017 John Herbert 0

Fexen (noun, pl.; pronounced Fex-uhn) Usage “Do we have any copper FEXen on those switches?” Explanation Fexen is the plural of FEX (the Cisco Nexus Fabric Extender modules). Oh, I know, “FEXes” is just as easy […]

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