Ahh, from the city of sin.... The sin? I will tell you my "inherited sins". I was brought into this company as the Network Manager to "clean things up" in March of 2017. What in the hell did I get myself into? We have 9 locations worldwide. All connected via VPN back to Vegas. Here is the sin.... All of them in a single broadcast domain!!!!! ALL OF THEM DEFAULT VLAN 1!!!!!!! Are you fricken kidding me!!! Current setup in most locations, Sonicwall (I hate SW with a passion) on the edge as the gateway and serving DHCP for the respective location on top of old EOL/EOS access switches. Anything from old cats, 4500s, 300 series Cisco SB and dell switches and a rats’ nest of cables like most of you have already posted. This is a multi-million dollar corporation running on garbage. THE PLAN…. Rip it all out!!! I have already received the equipment for 4 of our properties. With just myself and one brave solder it’s all the time and budget I will have for this year. Consisting of MX firewalls, Nexus 9Ks, MS225 access layer switch’s and of course MR33 APs. Ill report back at the end of the year. Next year in 2019… 4 more properties.
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