Author: rtoodtoo

Worked for more than 10 years as a Network/Support Engineer and also interested in Python, Linux, Security and SD-WAN // JNCIE-SEC #223 / RHCE / PCNSE

SRX standard and structured syslogging

SRX can send the logs in two formats standard and structured. If you haven’t made any extra config, what you see in the traffic logs is usually standard one. However structured one is easier to read and parse. Look, it is in the format field_name = field_value, so you can parse it or more friendly.
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Changes bringing interface down in Junos

I don’t know if there is any comprehensive list of changes which brings down an interface apart from specifically disabling the interface. So far I recall two of them which are striking and might not be expected to flap interface. If anyone has also experience, it might be a good place to share. per-unit-scheduler Years
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error: put-file failed on Junos

I have got the following error while I was trying to copy a file via SCP on Junos. As per the error, I thought it is something to do with my local permissions but I could read the source backup.conf file. I searched online, numerous entries showed up. yilmaz@host> file copy backup.conf scp://yilmaz@10.1.1.1:~/ yilmaz@10.1.1.1's password:
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SSH client preference

There are various SSH clients for Windows platforms and up until couple of months ago I was thinking that the best SSH client for me was SecureCRT but I discovered another one called Mobaxterm. This product really took my attention, primary reason of which is the richness of the feature set. Fist look at what
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Slow file transfer and TCP Zero Window Probe

Slow file transfers must be really bothering everyone. I have a ZyXEL NSA325 NAS device which has a gigabit interface but I am getting extremely low throughput. Unfortunately this has been a problem I think since I bought this device. Now I could finally get hold of time to troubleshoot the issue. Here is my
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