The major cause of failures are fingers

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Eric Krapf the Co-Chair of VoiceCon and Editor/Lead Blogger of No Jitter, blogged about his talk with the world's first CCIE - Terry Slattery: 25 Things I Hate About Your Network During their talk, Terry quoted a colleague's statement: "The major cause of failures are fingers." After-all, Terry's consultations with Netcordia customers has revealed that configuration issues are endemic.

Eric Krapf
Further into his blog entry, Eric highlights the duplex mismatch problem with Terry: "This is where one end of a connection is set to full-duplex and the other half-duplex, resulting in packet loss that Terry said can reach 30%."

Read more about the nagging duplex mismatch problem.

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