Netconf 2020 edition

An unconference on the technical, economic and social aspects of network engineering and infrastructure

I can't see GIFs

Submitted by Michael W Lucas on Feb 8, 2020

Format of the session: Crisp talk (20 mins) Status: Confirmed & scheduled


The network either works, or it doesn’t. The port’s open, or it’s not.

But what do you do when the network starts restricting traffic by file type?


This unusual problem has appeared repeatedly in my career, but almost nobody else has it.

What is the problem?
What is the network architecture?
How do you analyze this kind of problem?
Less well-known tools for testing
The final solution

Speaker bio

Michael W Lucas has been a network administrator since 1995, and has worked on everything from T1 to frame relay to ATM to cross-country Ethernet.



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