How customers are fooled by certain Internet Service Providers regarding google latency & peering in India!

This blog post is not a just “know-how” but is to educate the Local Cable Operators (LCO’s) / Franchises who are running Broadband business as well as end users in West Bengal and other places. Guys, please just don’t listen to whatever your ISP tells / shows you. Think logically, check the possibility then only move […]
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How to add in PRTG Mikrotik Static Queues for monitoring bandwidth utilisation

Many of us use PRTG Network Monitor for our network monitoring purpose. I personally use the free version supporting 100 sensors as it is sufficient for my network. Now, it’s super easy to add interfaces for Bandwidth motioning via SNMP for mikrotik & other devices. We just enable SNMP on Mikrotik, add the device in PRTG […]
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How to run Mikrotik 64 bit RouterOS on your PC

Okay, so I’m posting this article on Mikrotik 64 bit RouterOS say after almost a year. Had been super busy with my new ventures & consulting. We were always wondering when Mikrotik will release a x64 version for our 64 bit PCs which can support more than 2 GiG RAMs.But unfortunately mikrotik trashed the plan […]
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How to configure IOU in GNS3 for real Cisco Switching Labs

Use .ova for GNS3-IOU instead of pre configured VM. We all may have heard the saying GNS3 is great for practicing routing labs but switching Nah Nah!! Don’t underestimate the power of GNS3. It has a special IOU feature which will let you emulate real Cisco Switch both L2 & L3 in GNS3 without any trouble. […]
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How to give ICMP high priority in Mikrotik Router?

Hello again.. Many of my friends using mikrotik devices in their network complains that whenever users starts downloading anything ping to their gateway (Mikrotik NAS) becomes unexceptionally high and gradually results in “Request timed out”. After inspection I found that whenever users uses 100% of their allotted bandwidth, since we have not assigned any QOS(Quality […]
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How to protect your mikrotik router from DDoS Attacks – Basics

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks or DDoS is quite popular these days and it’s not hard to guess the the name of the originating country – China/Hong Kong tops the list of the attackers. Huh! It has been a long time I’m working with mikrotik devices. So, it is not anything new for me. Guess […]
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Gaining access to an unconfigured Cisco 3750 Switch without Console, Telnet and SSH Access

Huh!! What happens when you need to configure a Cisco 3750 immediately for production network but unfortunately you don’t have console, telnet, or SSH access? I know it’s damn scary and if it happens at 02:00 hours then you have no one to help you. Problem: Recently during an installation, I faced the exact same […]
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How to install Radius Manager 4 in CentOS 7 [with Video]

A little Introduction… Again I’m am writing about radius manager after a long time. But this time something more updated that is installation of Radius Manager in CentOS 7 which is currently the latest Cent OS version available. Here I will do the installation in a 64 bit version of CentOS 7 downloaded recently from […]
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