[Rack] Network update

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Mon Mar 4 05:01:21 UTC 2013

you are a good man charlie brown

On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 4:26 PM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
> I did a bunch of repair/update work on the network today.
> * I put the new batteries in the new UPS, plugged it in, got it all happy.
> * I took the Juniper switch down and opened it up and cleaned it out with
> the air compressor.  It was making horrible noises due to fan clogging.
> Seems to be ok now.
> * I moved the Juniper switch up to the WoT.  We can now start the process of
> replacing the old cisco "switch 2" and the linksys.
> * I moved a few of the network links up to the Juniper switch
> * I updated Vyatta on bikeshed from 6.3 to 6.5.
> Minotaur:
> * I added policy routing to minotaur so it can properly talk to the internet
> if sonic is down.  The default gw is now bikeshed, but it knows to reply to
> the sonic link if connections come from external.
> * I changed /etc/resolv.conf to contain only localhost
> * I created /etc/resolv.dnsmasq and told /etc/dnsmasq.conf to use this file.
> This will keep DNS working if either sonic or monkeybrains are down.
> -ben
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