Capturing and Replaying Connection-less Protocols (eg. IPFIX into Logstash)

Capture real-world network traffic so you can replay it later / elsewhere for development and testing. An example is given using IPFIX (AppFlow), but directly relevant to UDP Syslog too.

2017-04-25 · 9 min

The importance of being liberal in a Cisco environment

Network incompatibilities do happen and sometimes you need to be a little more forgiving in order to let the traffic flow. An example of where some Cisco behaviour was running foul of Linux.

2015-05-05 · 2 min

Use IPTables NOTRACK to implement stateless rules and reduce packet loss

Disabling IPTables connection tracking for DNS can resolve problems due to too many connections in the connection table.

2015-05-05 · 4 min

ORA-12170: TNS:Connect timeout — resolved


2014-04-26 · 8 min

NFS Lock Analysis with tshark (Wireshark) and Python

NFS locking can impede the performance of your clustered application. Learn how to capture and analyse NFS traffic to see where your locking issues are.

2011-08-28 · 9 min