Sunday, 4 December 2016

New GCHQ CyberChef Open Source tool has some useful networking elements.

Just played with the new CyberChef tool GCHQ has put up on GitHub, Just had a quick play with the "Parse IPv6 address" & "Change IP Format" functions also useful for embedding IPv4 into IPv6 and checking IPv6 addressing among other things!

It runs in Chrome or Firefox, give it a go! CyberChef - The Cyber Swiss Army Knife

Troubleshooting BGP Neighbor Establishment

This is the most through explanation and has a really logical flowchart for troubleshooting, BGP neighbour issues that I have found, hope its helpful to you also.

Why Do BGP Neighbors Toggle Between Idle, Connect, and Active States?

Troubleshooting BGP Flow Charts