Troubleshooting Networks: Tips from a Network Detective

The thrill of the “chase” and the challenge of solving the “who done it”.  I’ve learned a lot over the years. What works… what doesn’t work.  What helps… what hinders.
Like any Detective “on the job” for so many years… it would be impossible to pass on to you everything I would really like to.  So let’s go with the tips I think will give you the biggest ROI if you apply them.

Tips from a Network Detective


  1. Be Methodical
  2. Know What is Normal (Knowledge is Key)
  3. Get to the “Crime Scene” as Fast as You Can
  4. Have “Crime Scene Maps”  that Help and don’t Hinder
  5. Let the Clues and Evidence Guide You
  6. Learn and Improve.
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