Monday, January 21, 2008

The history of the Cisco CLI

"I don't think many people know the history of the Cisco CLI and the impact it has had on the industry. Other companies are emulating it, as evidenced in recent articles on the topic. Network engineers typically become experts in the Cisco CLI first, then move to other vendor gear, so it makes sense for companies to emulate it."

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Thursday, January 17, 2008


"The yum-security package is a new feature of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1 update. If installed, the yum module provided by this package can be used to limit yum to retrieve only security-related updates. It can also be used to provide information about which Red Hat advisory, bug in Red Hat’s Bugzilla database, or CVE number from MITRE’s Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures directory is addressed by a package update."

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