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Ashburn Consulting was invited to present at the Annual Fairfax Government Security Awareness day, October, 2019. With a very short lead time, I was able to put together some general best practice security guidelines for setting up your Smart home. I apologize if I say “right” a lot during the session, I was a bit nervous due to the high profile audience in attendance and the film crew. 🙂
Smart Homes: The Future of Ownership and How to Secure Technology ...Continue Reading →
Ashburn Consulting’s CTO, Amante Bustamante, visits the Verizon exhibit at the 2018 Command, Control & Communications Vehicle Rally hosted by Fairfax County. Here’s a short presentation by Tammy Mclean about Verizon’s Public Safety technology products and solutions.Continue Reading →
Replace your Carrier Remote or Mini Carrier Remote with an Avaya Survivable Media Gateway (SMG). The SMG connects to your main PBX through the corporate WAN. Furthermore, the SMG will operate in survival mode during a WAN failure. During a network failure, the SMG will support phone operation by engaging its own CPU. This is something your Carrier Remote cannot do. In addition, the SMG is IP based which means it will register ...Continue Reading →
If your standby server has been out of synchronization for more than 24 hours, you will need to complete the following process to restart AACC 6.4 shadowing. Otherwise, the standby server will fail to synchronize with the active AACC server. Execute one restore at a time; i.e. ADMIN, CCMS, and CCT.
The procedure listed below avoids corrupting the standby server’s Backup Locations Directory by restoring one database at a time:
Summary of XR IOS Code Upgrade:
1.Download the correct image tarball from cisco.com. The image cannot be used as-is. The CCO image tarball for Release 4.3.4 (Cisco recommended) must be downloaded first and only relevant Packages Installation Emvelope (PIEs) or Software Maintenance Upgrade (SMUs) must be taken for use on the router.
2. Before upgrading to the new code, all the mandatory SMUs required to be active in the current release must be installed. For example we are upgrading from code 4.2.3 to 4.3.4 and ...Continue Reading →
It is important to optimize your video for web use especially for our internal use using ACTube. Non-optimized video formats and settings can cause video pauses and stuttering.
Notice that when you upload a video to YouTube or Vimeo, they transcode and prepare the video in some way that it is web optimized. There are some very good reasons for self-hosting our videos. One reason is security ...Continue Reading →
Most video streams through a corporate network are using the Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP). The key thing to know about RTMP is that it is different from Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP), the common protocol that is used to deliver Web content to your browser. In other words, a lot of video in your enterprise streams using a protocol that is not like the one that the vast majority of content in your network is using to get moved around.
Why ...Continue Reading →