July 2020 Upgrades

Yesterday, the MBIX Ops Team completed upgrades on its core switches, as part of our ongoing mission to operate high-capacity network equipment.

First, we upgrades to the latest software releases, and upgraded what Cisco calls the electronic programmable logic device (EPLD)–the silicone that forwards packets.

The bigger job was to replace the 294 Portage switch, […]

mbix.ca DNSSEC outage – now resolved

It was recently brought to our attention that mbix.ca was failing to resolve for anyone using Google Public DNS. The response to queries was a servfail, indicating a technical failure in name resolution. However, this problem would have been visible on any DNSSEC-validating resolver, which would not return results, after finding the signature expired for […]