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So we had some requests on how to make using the Resource Manager easier with replicating data sets. Enter THE RESOURCE CLONER. Overview: It’s a simple tool that copies a Resource (including the option of all the Child Resources) so you can setup provisioning tasks more easily. Fun fact –…

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Global IPv6 Adoption over time

Updated: August 07, 2017 From the time that this post was first published, global IPv6 adoption has increased from less than 7% to more than 20%. In April of 2014 the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) announced that it was entering its final phase of its IPv4 countdown plan…

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Yesterday, we released 6connect ProVision 5.1.2 – it’s a minor release but has some helpful features that should help with day-to-day management of IP Resources. You can find the release notes here. Special thanks to our customers who have provided ideas for the platform, we hope the updates are helpful and as…

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We recently wrapped up our 6connect HackWeek and ended up with a few great feature ideas, including one new feature that will be going in the ProVision 5.1.2 release, scheduled for release later today. Thanks to one of our Senior Engineers, Nalin Kuachusri, we were able to put together a useful integration for…

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One of the features that we wanted to implement was the ability to provisioning tasks without being in front of the GUI. The issue was that to do it “right” we needed to ensure that there was a cohesive and unified queuing system to ensure that actions could be taken…

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Say you are at a Resource and want to browse a set of IPs to assign a specific one. Smart Assign doesn’t fit the use case, and the conventional “Browse” is just too open-ended. Now you have Smart Browse! This feature allows you to use the parameters from the Smart…

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One of the biggest hurdles to getting your IP data in order is just moving the data to the right place and in the right format. While our importing tools have improved substantially over the last few releases, we figured it would probably be helpful to build some Import Connectors…

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NANOG 64, held in San Francisco last week from June 1-3, offered plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues, freshen-up skills, learn advanced networking techniques, and discover new network applications. The conference certainly met our expectations, from the content, attendees, to even simply the weather in San Francisco. Our CEO,…

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One of the elements of 6connect ProVision that lends itself well to integration is the use of existing metadata whenever possible. When dealing with system integration, having a data model with inherent flexibility is key to maintaining efficiencies in your processes as well as ensuring that you aren’t driven crazy…

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NANOG, a community of industry experts that work together for the common good of the internet, is holding its next conference in San Francisco from June 1 – 3. We are looking forward to NANOG 64 as it offers a great opportunity to network with colleagues, freshen-up skills and talk about what’s happening in the industry….

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