Thespis' World

Ramblings of an old man about Networking

Year: 2022

Recently I’ve seen some bad networks. I have also seen some training elsewhere that poses questions with bad standards in them. This upcoming series of blogs will talk about best…

Cisco Hold Music

Introduction If you’ve ever been put on hold, you’ve likely heard the rhythmic thumping and synthesizer named Opus No. 1, but commonly called Cisco Hold Music. There have been numerous…

Taking Ownership of Your Failures

Always check the size of the flash on your network devices before you delete the current firmware image. The new firmware may not actually fit on the device. I found that out the hard way and had to manually upload the firmware image using Zmodem and a console cable. Thankfully did not get fired.


Welcome to my little corner of the Internet. It’s not much, but it’s home. You can find more about me on the About Page. Stay tuned for blog entries that…