Dan Kaminskys Paketto Keiretsu is a collection of small networking tools that contain some great ideas. This week I needed to work out where an encrypted tunnel was actually going, not where the untrusted OS said it was going, and paratrace was a great little app to have in my toolkit. While none of the tools are essential (or going to be needed that often) they do fill a pretty lonely niche.


I spent a while today trying to get my head around Ethernet bonding, under Windows 2000 Server, on an IBM machine. Firstly a tangent, IBM has a great site with a lot of good content. And a bloody rubbish search engine and no overview on how anything fits together. I know organising that much data must take a lot of clue but hey, this is IBM! One of the few places that still actually does research. Read on →