DC Distributor FroDo – Upgrades November 2019

Introduction       We would like to announce the upgrade of the version of Comware running on our DC Distributor FroDos. This follows on from the recent upgrade of all customer FroDos during September and the start of this month. … Continue reading

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September 2018 Odin FroDo Upgrade

FroDo Comware Upgrade We would like to announce a staged upgrade of the version of Comware running on our HPE 5510 FroDos. This blog entry aims to answer the majority of questions that this work will raise. Please, however,  feel … Continue reading

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May 2018 Odin FroDo Upgrade

FroDo Comware Upgrade We would like to announce a staged upgrade of the version of Comware running on our HPE 5510 FroDos. This blog entry aims to answer the majority of questions that this work will raise. Please, however,  feel … Continue reading

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ODIN FroDo Software Upgrade

FroDo Comware Upgrade We would like to announce a staged upgrade of the version of Comware running on our HPE 5510 FroDos. This blog entry aims to answer the majority of questions that this work will raise. Please, however,  feel … Continue reading

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FroDo IOS upgrade

I’d like to announce a staged upgrade of IOS on all FroDos. This blog post aims to answer some of the questions this work will raise. Feel free to contact the Networks team with any questions at networks@it.ox.ac.uk. Why? We currently … Continue reading

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Migrations

In December and January we’ve completed some service migrations, we’ve been auditing some services and some new staff members have joined our team, which makes this a good time to clarify what it means to have a migration completed. Although … Continue reading

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Chris Cooper (pod)

Chris Cooper (nicknamed ‘pod’, with deliberate lower case) joined our team in the past year on secondment from the Systems Development team where his main work for the department had been (such as on the site wide Single Sign On … Continue reading

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NTP service changes Nov 2012

Over the next month we’ll be doing some work to consolidate our NTP stratum 2 and 3 services into what will hopefully (subject to antenna installation) be a four system stratum 1 service. All historical IP addresses and DNS names … Continue reading

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ASA 5505 Transparent Mode DHCP and Memory fun

We have a customer who uses a Cisco ASA 5505 in transparent mode to protect a small LAN. They did the right thing and took out SmartNet cover, but the reseller botched something and the TAC wouldn’t play with them … Continue reading

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VPN NAT Changes

What is this post about? We are planning to make a minor change to the way our VPNs NAT clients. For those who are interested, this blog post explains why and how we are doing this. Please note that these … Continue reading

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