Preparing for the Capture

Packet captures give us a very detailed and in-depth look at network traffic. They can be used to establish baselines, discover network devices, diagnose application and performance issues, or identify security threats. The previous post described what packets are and their function at a high level. It also gave an overview of the process used to [...]

IPv6

As of a couple of weeks ago, I began my adventure into IPv6. My ISP does not currently support native IPv6, so I used Hurricane Electric's (HE) tunnel broker service http://tunnelbroker.net. I also opted to use their DNS service (minimally) and start their IPv6 certification process. While they have some documentation it is still a bit [...]