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TheBrothersWISP 47 – MUM 2017 Panel – Routing vs Bridge, PPPoE vs DHCP, Starting Advice



Greg Sowell, Justin Miller, Tomas Kirnak, Alex Hart, JJ Boyd, and Justin Wilson field AMA Mikrotik questions from the crowd at the 2017 Denver MUM. Bask in brilliance and rapier wit.

This cast we talk about:
What would you have done differently starting a WISP
Routing vs Bridging
DHCP vs PPPoE
MPLS/VPLS complexity vs just using a tunnel
Meta router usage
And more

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TheBrothersWISP 46 – Tiering Standard, HFT, Mikrotik RFC Flagship Router



The few, the faithful, Tomas, Mike, and Greg beat you over the head with opinion and speculation(everyone’s favorite).

This cast we talk about:
Tier system for classifying ISPs
High Frequency Trading
/8 transfers of IPv4
**Reminder, climb smart/safe and go home alive**
WISPAPALOOZA 2017 registration now open
Cambium Networks cnPilot R190W
RFC New Mikrotik Flagship Router
Mikrotik hAP mini sub $20
RB1100AHx4 $350MSRP
PowerBox Pro $99
MUM Speculation…unicorn hoof beats?

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TheBrothersWISP 45 – Upcoming Denver MUM, AU Data Collection, FIOS Gig



This cast we had Greg, Tomas, Tom, Mike, and Miller talking shop. Tom’s rants were even kept just below 10 minutes 😛

This cast we talk about:
OpenBSD6.1 Released
Routing panel at Denver MUM – may25th and 26th
Unimus 0.3.3
GPS sync NTP server
RB953GS-5HNT-US has hit the FCC
Ubiquiti U-installer
Riverbed picks up Xirrus
NetXMS adds or improves specialized support for IgniteNet, Etc.
IOT: SigFox and US IOT
Australia mandatory metadata collection
New Chrome considers StartSSL root certs as untrusted
Turkey Blocks wikipedia sacks another 4000 officials
FIOS Gig

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TheBrothersWISP 44 – Mikrotik EU MUM Announcements, Unifi In-wall, News



This cast Greg is out of town so forgive the barking dogs please(I’m not just talking about Mike). We have Greg, Mike, and Tomas catching up on a LOT of hardware…like a lot a lot.

This cast we talk about:
FS.com’s CWDM/DWDM education
FS free shipping/no tax from North American warehouses
Inmates build PCs in prison ceiling
Mimosa C5 security updates
Unimus adds Cumulus support
Free Range Routing = cows with routers
Surge suppression 101
Extreme picks up Brocades routing assets
Unifi In-wall – compact inwall AC AP poe powered w/poe out
MUM products
CSS326-24G-2S+RM – 24gig/2SFP+
CRS317-1G-16S+ – 16 port SFP+, new switch chips, line rate switching, hardware STP, dual boot
wAP LTE – 2g 3g, external antenna optional
hAP mini – 2ghz radio, 3 ethernet, 8cm tall, great case design
“RB1100AHx4 – same case, new quad core Cortex A15 cores clocked at 1.4 GHz, Two SATA3 ports, Two M.2 ports, 60GB SSD included
PowerBox Pro – outdoor 5 port router, poe out af/at, SFP for fiber
mUPS – battery backed poe injector
LtAP mini

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