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Access Controls for HP ProCurve Devices

August 6, 2010

Yesterday, the Internet Storm Center published a diary called “Access Controls for Network Infrastructure”. That particular diary is Cisco-centric, so I thought I’d put together something similar for HP ProCurve gear (at least the 2650, 2910s, and 5400s I’ve worked with). Default Credentials HP ProCurve gear ships without any type of authentication, by default. This […]

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Installing RANCID on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

May 31, 2010

RANCID monitors a router’s (or more generally a device’s) configuration, including software and hardware (cards, serial numbers, etc) and uses CVS (Concurrent Version System) or Subversion to maintain history of changes. RANCID is, in my opinion, a must for anyone who must manage and/or maintain network devices.  It will automatically backup the configurations on all […]

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