Monthly Archives: April 2019

How to Run 40GbE Over Duplex LC MMF Cabling

This is a good guide for running 40G on existing MMF fiber. The use of parallel optics in 40GbE multimode fiber cabling (MMF cabling) require more fiber strands than the 10GbE infrastructures. Thus, data center will require a cabling upgrade to meet the requirement of migration. In this case, cost is a big factor. To… Read More »

Monitor TP-Link Smart Plug in check_mk

Objective: to integrate TP-Link Smart Plug into check_mk (for data history and for fun)Pre-requisite: Check_MK is installed and you have created check_mk site. check_mk installation tutorial will not be covered under this post. Install software dependencies apt-get install nodejs npm Install TP-Link Smart Home API Switch to OMD site OMD[home]:~/local/bin$ npm install tplink-smarthome-api Install TP-Link… Read More »