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Dead LAN's hand: IT staff 'locked out' of data center's core switch after the only bloke who could log into it dies

Sandgroper

As a (very) long time network engineer, I can't accept this at face value. If the only switch they were locked out of was the core switch, then the bulk of the config could be extracted from all of the neighbors. Once you have the information from the neighbors, then some network events debugging enabled on the neighbors would enable the bulk of the remaining missing information to be derived.

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