Network bandwidth and latency, regulary check cable connections and traffic monitors and triggers
Published: Saturday, August 29, 2020 written by Andy Flagg
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Keywords: Networking, Triggers, Bandwidth, Latency
On a regular basis, daily if necessary, make sure your network and Internet bandwidth measured is what you are paying for, and the latency is low.
1. Bandwidth - download/upload speeds... what are you paying for, symmetric versus asymmetric bandwidth at what level 100/10, 200/10, 400/20, 30/30, 50/50, 1000/1000, etc.
2. Latency - that is your traceroute and ping responses, average 10-30ms, average 50ms, no greater than 100ms.
3. Firewall protection; make sure you know the rules in place and tested to make sure nothing more is exposed; even with multi-pathing and multi-homing and various entries and exits to your LAN from the WAN.
That's it for today. Check with your ISP NOC if you are in doubt.
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