A quick look into what steps I completed to limit ciphers used on a reverse proxy services in Bluecoat. Proxy_Host#config t Proxy_Host#(config) Proxy_Host#(config)proxy-services Proxy_Host#(config proxy-services) Proxy_Host#(config proxy-services)edit PROXY-OWA Proxy_Host#(config PROXY-OWA)attribute…

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BPDU Filter by its name filters out any BPDUs coming in and out of an interface. Why would you want this you may ask. This would be useful when you have a layer 2 network, which two vendors manage two sides of a layer 2 network as figure 1 shows. So you want spanning-tree to be managed separately. Another good reason would be to simply not want a port to participate in spanning tree. Of course this would have major drawback. It allows layer 2 loops to occur without detection from Spanning Tree.

Two vendor management
Figure 1, Two vendors managing one layer 2 network.

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Picture credit to: BBC UK – Microsoft’s HoloLens

With the news on the upcoming Windows 10, which I read at Windows 10 to get ‘holographic’ headset.

This is Microsoft heading in the right direction (Even announced replacing internet explorer). Microsoft in my opinion is now trying to innovate.

If Microsoft can get all their device form-factors working in a symbiotic relationship, I believe Microsoft would dominate the home. XBOX, Mobile, Tablets and PC working as one Read More Windows 10 News


Just thought I would show what I got for Christmas. What you guys get for Christmas? I got a NZXT H440 Razer Edition, I absolutely love it. This is most…

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