Articles written by Ray Patel

[image] How to Troubleshoot a Broadcast Stormblog icon

How to Troubleshoot a Broadcast Storm

Broadcast storms are a major pain point for network administrators. Learn more about what they are, what causes them, and what steps you…

Ray PatelJun 1, 2022

Next Time You Configure or Update Your Network Interfaces Use This Checklist

Our checklist covers the key things you’ll want to consider the next time you’re configuring network interfaces or refreshing your…

Ray PatelApr 23, 2019

An Introduction to APIs for Network Administrators

What's an API, what can they do on the network, and why should you care? Our intro guide to APIs for network admins has the answers.

Ray PatelMar 6, 2018
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How to Dig Deeper on the Network When You Don’t Have NetFlow

NetFlow is great for gaining deeper visibility at Layer 3 and beyond—but not everyone has the luxury of putting it to use. Thankfully,…

Ray PatelAug 15, 2017

Stay Ahead of Issues With These 5 Routine Network Maintenance Tasks

These routine network maintenance tasks can keep you ahead of potential issues. And that generally leads to fewer tickets and greater…

Ray PatelJul 11, 2017
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Network Monitoring: How to Handle High CPU Utilization Alerts

Seeing high CPU utilization on a network device is always an uncomfortable feeling. The harder the device is working, the more likely…

Ray PatelApr 4, 2017

I Can’t Access My Network Device! What Do I Do?

You’re in a time crunch, your clients are demanding an update on when their issue will be fixed, and as you’re digging into the…

Ray PatelJan 24, 2017
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7 Ways to Slam Dunk Your Next Network Assessment Using Auvik

Here are 7 network assessment tasks Auvik can help you easily complete. Armed with this information, you’ll land some quick wins with…

Ray PatelJul 12, 2016