Management, Security

NetScaler VPX – management certificate

René Jorissen on October 9, 2015 0 Comments • Tags: #certificate #management #netscaler #ssl #vpx

I would like to upgrade my current NetScaler VPX Express configuration via GUI. For some security reason Internet Explorer and FireFox aren’t able to access the GUI. They return the error message that the NetScaler is using a wrong SSL certificate. The default SSL self-signed certificate is installed on the appliance. I have uploaded a … Read More

Configuration Example, Switching

ProCurve – Secure Management

René Jorissen on February 17, 2015 0 Comments • Tags: #hp #management #procurve #secure

Managing networking components is possible via a web interface or via a command-line interface. It doesn’t matter which method you prefer, but it does matter that the connection should be secure. If you use telnet (cli) or http (web interface) the management traffic is send clear-text across the network. I still notice that a lot of … Read More


Cisco ASA remote management via VPN

René Jorissen on February 14, 2011 4 Comments • Tags: #access #asa #cisco #interface #management #management-access #remote

By default, remote access VPN users aren’t able to manage a Cisco ASA firewall on the inside interface using any kind of management protocol (SSH, telnet, HTTPS). You can enable remote management by specifying the management-access interface. You can specify the interface via the CLI or via the Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM). Both … Read More

Configuration Example, Management

IPplan – IP address management

René Jorissen on September 30, 2009 5 Comments • Tags: #address #cacti #cactiez #dynamic #ip #ipam #ipplan #management #nmap

A lot of customers have different methods for their IP address management. Most of them use some kind of static documentation, like an Excel sheet. In the past I implemented IPplan multiple times. I like this tool, because it dynamically scans multiple IP subnets, using ICMP and/or Nmap. Another advantage of IPplan is its ability … Read More


Cacti Plugin Management and RealTime Plugin

René Jorissen on October 27, 2008 0 Comments • Tags: #21 #architecture #cacti #enable #management #pasql #plugin #real #real-time #time

I played a little with Cacti today and installed the Plugin Architecture 2.1. While reading some forums a lot of people are talking about the Plugin Management functionality. I looked and searched in my complete Cacti installation, checked all the configurations which can be made, but I couldn’t find anything about Plugin Management. After some … Read More


Cacti, easy going

René Jorissen on April 11, 2008 0 Comments • Tags: #cacti #cactiez #ciscoworks #hpopenview #management #nagios #rrdtool #switchmap

A decent management server is very important in a network, at least that is my opinion. The most important aspect of a management server is its user friendliness. Our customers are most of the time busy with their own problems and the problems of end users, which include all kind of (silly) problems. So the … Read More