MTR Traceroute and you

For those of you who don’t know about MTR traceroute it can be a very helpful diagnostic tool.  MTR is a visual application that combines the functionality of the traceroute and ping in a single network diagnostic tool.

https://www.bitwizard.nl/mtr/

If you are a Mac user like me MTR is available through homebrew.
http://macappstore.org/mtr/

mtr to j2sw.com from my comcast connection.

Windows Users
https://sourceforge.net/projects/winmtr/

 

Troubleshooting a fiber optic link on Cisco switches

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Podcast: Quick troubleshooting for ISP networks

Been a little bit so I wanted to do a short talk about troubleshooting in ISP networks. I see too many folks waste a lot of time when they should be starting qt the lower levels of the OSI model and working up.