Much ado about a broadcast

I write this to remind us admins of the little things that sometimes cause us big headaches and the importance of monitoring which is very easy to neglect.While I was onsite visiting a Bandwidth Consortium member institution some weeks ago, the network admin happened to log into his router and saw one of his local interfaces receiving up to 40Mbps traffic. This is a network that rarely gets 10Mbps on that interface.
On closer inspection using the Torch feature of the Mikrotik RouterOS, Continue reading