Recent content by StradivariusBone

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    What to do with old gear?

    Ship, do you have any thoughts regarding PAR cans and the demise of the PAR lamp? I've got a place I help out with that's slowly replacing their collection with HPL lit fixtures as the lamps expire and we're unable to replace them. I looked into a guy doing drop-in replacement LED's for the...
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    Dante- Can Ping cards but Dante Controller isn't seeing them

    The firmware is a great point. I am almost certain they are not all up to date. And I'm afraid to attempt shutting down the network to do isolation troubleshooting. There's not much in the way of documentation on the infrastructure. I'm also afraid to update the switch firmware for similar...
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    Re-opening Procedure after Covid-19

    There's not an appropriate "Like" button for Mike's comment, but from a fellow Floridian I wholeheartedly agree with his sentiment in spite of not at all liking the reality of it. I expect many teachers will take early retirement or find alternate work. This is on top of an already prevalent...
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    Re-opening Procedure after Covid-19

    Yeah the Adelman video on it is pretty informative. And somewhat depressing. The fact is no one can prove beyond a shadow of a doubt where they got infected from. I'm trying to act as a "reasonable person" and following the ESA guidelines to the best of my ability.
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    Re-opening Procedure after Covid-19

    That's essentially what the new process is. I have to get a signed statement from the client stating that it is their obligation to follow CDC guidelines, etc. But it's toothless and pointless. I certainly don't get paid enough to enforce it, but I will do what I can to mitigate what I can.
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    Re-opening Procedure after Covid-19

    Welcome to Florida. They don't care about their school employees down here. I ended up finding some pallet wrap plastic and used that to put on the rows. Worked pretty well and the Covidiots that pitch a fit about being told where to sit can easily remove it if they want.
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    Re-opening Procedure after Covid-19

    That sounds like a good solution. Thanks! I can't believe we're opening, but here we are.
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    Re-opening Procedure after Covid-19

    So we are reopening to a rental client this weekend. What's the best practice right now for blocking off a row of seats? Easiest seems to be tape, but I worry about egress concerns with anything more robust. I also fully expect people to disregard it all and do whatever they want.
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    Dante- Can Ping cards but Dante Controller isn't seeing them

    The quierier apparently uses an election process not that dissimilar to the dante clock elections. I set one as the primary and the other as a secondary, but ideally the switches will decide which one is the better. Again, these are regular Netgear switches without many bells and whistles so...
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    Dante- Can Ping cards but Dante Controller isn't seeing them

    That's a possibility. All I know is that with IGMP on with the Unifi switch, zero multicast traffic was allowed through the uplink port. I could not find a way to mitigate that through settings. I believe the rest of the switches on the network still have it enabled at this point. Only two...
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    Dante- Can Ping cards but Dante Controller isn't seeing them

    I watched mDNS and PTP traffic packets completely stop interacting with the switch with it enabled. I thought it maybe was a discovery period where it had to setup the internal tables of which ports had hosts that would reply to multicast, but it was a hard switch. Dante controller immediately...
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    Dante- Can Ping cards but Dante Controller isn't seeing them

    Pretty sure it's all multimode. Had some luck today, but determined that running IGMP Snooping on the switch in the broadcast room will in fact block all multicast data from the uplink port. I had wireshark going watching the PTP packets going and the second it was enabled everything stopped...
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    Dante- Can Ping cards but Dante Controller isn't seeing them

    That Netgear guide is great. Everything past the Unifi switch in the broadcast room is Netgear, a mix of 24 port and 8/10 port switches. All of them have IGMP support and QoS, but not all of them have very many settings that go that deep. I think only the 24 port guys let you even modify the...
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    Dante- Can Ping cards but Dante Controller isn't seeing them

    Yeah we're only dumping at most 32, but try to keep that under. No sense subscribing to a channel that's unplugged. The network is a shared one though and in addition to the Dante, it's also running IP security cameras, access points, and the NDI video feeds. If a bottleneck would affect...
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    Dante- Can Ping cards but Dante Controller isn't seeing them

    A couple of updates- Accessing all the switches I was able to see I found a few running IGMP Snooping, I first tried enabling all of them and no effect. Then disabling all and we were able to see the other building! However, the clock was still unstable. Watching the far building device on...