Technical Blog of Jason Olson

VoIP System Design Considerations

When installing and configuring the VoIP System, it is necessary to analyze and meet some design considerations to ensure the best quality and user experience. The design considerations cover available

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Dr Ping

What is the purpose? If you are curious to see how your broadband ISP measures up against competition in terms of latency to many different internet destinations, then Doctorping will

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SmokePing keeps track of your network latency: Best of breed latency visualization. Interactive graph explorer. Wide range of latency measurement plugins. Master/Slave System for distributed measurement. Highly configurable alerting system.

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Here is a great tool that I’ve used over the years to help troubleshoot ISP latency issues and QoS issues when working with VoIP lines, but it can be used

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Cisco Smartports

In troubleshooting  a network problem recently, I was reminded about a feature set which is turned on by default on their Small Business and Catalyst Express Switches called Smartports Roles,

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