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If you frequently engage in the good battle of defending the network against all enemies, this website is intended to assist you in your endeavors. Blame the Network holds tools, resources, and frequent troubleshooting techniques you can refer back to 7 months from now when that one strange problem pops up again that you forgot how to solve because the last ticket got lost in a database corruption 4 power outages ago after that one cable was bitten into by a squirrel. Act like you haven’t heard of weirder things happening in IT. Exactly.
Network administration and engineering is hell… so sit back, learn, contribute, and for the love of all things great continue to defend the network; of course they’ll continue to blame it. God speed and may your coffee supply never run dry.
Here’s our latest garbage for your morning coffee read…
Network tools for outage troubleshooting
“Hey, it’s Steve from the NOC. We’re going to need you to head to the satellite office, they’re down hard and there’s no one local to assist.” Well, damn… So much for that [Dinner|Sleep|Event|Whatever]. Many of us in the IT industry are all too familiar Continue reading →
Cisco Call Manager Hunt Group Configuration
Cisco Call Manager – Use hunt groups to handle unanswered calls. You know that feeling when you call someone and they don’t answer their phone? Let’s be real, it’s 2015… they most likely looked at their phone and placed it right back in their pocket. Now Continue reading →
Cisco Call Manager CTI Route Point Redirect
Cisco Call Manager – Using CTI Route Points for redirection to external numbers. VOIP technologies will likely be the death of me, and has been the reason to drink on a few occasions. However, every now and then between learning about compression algorithms, MOS ratings, jitter, Continue reading →
NetBlame – Linux Network Management Distro
NetBlame – Network Monitoring Linux Distro NetBlame V1 has been released! Download the OVA below, login with netroot//toorten and find documentation on the desktop. NetBlame Preview and Overview Video: What is NetBlame? NetBlame is a free Linux based network management distro with the intent of providing Continue reading →
Network Problem Troubleshooting
In this video I explain various tips that will assist with network outage troubleshooting, as well as list some tools available at your disposal. Regardless of the problem at hand, or if the network is even involved in the issue, a good flow will assist Continue reading →