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Fortinet FortiGate HA Pair Mystery

Recently while setting up a new Fortinet FortiGate firewall High Availability (HA) pair, I ran into an issue that I hadn’t encountered before. The goal was to set up an active/standby HA pair and having done this many times, didn’t think much of it when configuring the normal HA settings...
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EOS Upgrade With Ansible

Even though managing Arista switches is pretty great, sometimes performing things like software upgrades can be tedious and boring, especially when there are a lot of switches to upgrade at a time. Here at WAN Dynamics, we like to solve tedious problems with automation so to for this particular challenge.
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Dual Datacenter DMZ With VXLAN, VARP, VRF & OSPF with Arista Networks

WAN Dynamics Senior Network Engineer Kevin Giusti explains the dual datacenter DMZ configuration with VXLAN, VARP, VRF & OSPF.
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8 Lessons Learned - Arista Datacenter Interconnect (DCI) with VXLAN and vARP

Though our name would imply we only work with wide area networks, WAN Dynamics has been working on some very interesting (and fun!) datacenter deployments as well, using primarily Arista Networks gear. First thing to note: this kit and company are fantastic. We genuinely enjoy working with Arista hardware, software and most of all, their people.
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