• Cisco ASA IKEv1 and IKEv2 Vulnerability

    On February 10, 2016, Cisco released CVE 2016-1287/ CWE-119.  This security advisory relates to an issue contained within IKEv1 and IKEv2, which is also known as ISAKMP when configuring IPSec VPN tunnels on the ASA firewall.

    This is a substantial security threat and MUST be remediated immediately.  All versions of 5500 ASA's and all code lines are affected.  You are truly ONLY susceptible if you are using IKEv1/2 on your firewall.


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  • NetApp - Hot Add Disk Shelf

    One of the most common things we perform at LiveIT is adding disk shelves to existing and running NetApp FAS systems.  There is pretty good documentation, but we broke it down to some simplistic aspects.  For that, here is some simple instructions on how to perform this process:

    IOM Modules are identified differently based on the Disk Shelf.  For DS2246, IOM-A is the left controller on the disk shelf and IOM-B is the right controller on the disk shelf.

    For the DS42

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  • CallManager TSP Client and Windows 7

    So recently we deployed CallManager 10.5 for a customer who explicitly wanted to upgrade for Click2Dial functionality of their system  Simple, upgraded from v6 to v10.5 with very little issues.  However, the new TSP Client from Cisco did not function properly with dialer.exe which was called by the ERP application (Navision 6.0) through a tapimanagement.dial method within their code.

    So, working through it, you receive a message that the drive is not compatible with TAPI.DLL whe

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  • Microsoft Lync: Making the Most of Your Investment

    This article excerpt, by Martin Large, originally appeared here:

    Lync is heralded as a complete unified communications solution for business that brings together a number of technologies in one easy-to-use application – small wonder that many organizations have decided to invest in the technology.

    According to Microsoft,

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