So my shop was running Novell 3.x servers on 10baseT Ethernet. One fine day (just before lunch of course) not just one server stopped being responsive - everything stopped responding. Issue with the core? Nope, no core installed for several years yet. Cabling issue? No, multiple servers were not responding. Whipped out the Network General DOS Sniffer and found out that one of the servers was sending ALL responses with a MAC address of ffff.ffff.ffff. Wouldn't it have been nice to have a Meraki switch with broadcast rate limiting? Most assuredly.
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