Cisco Update

Joe Greco jgreco at
Thu Jul 5 15:24:09 UTC 2012

> At 15:51 05/07/2012 +0000, Mario Eirea wrote:
> >Has anyone seen this yet? Looks like Cisco was forcing people to join its 
> >Cloud service through an update for it's consumer level routers.
> >
> >
> >
> >-Mario Eirea
> For those of us who have not kept up with every latest feature that Cisco 
> rolls out across all its platforms, can someone explain this new 
> service?  Is it like Windows update, where Cisco will auto-update your 
> router s/w and thereby brick it?  If I don't register my router with Cisco, 
> what do I lose?  I can't update it manually?

And what happens when your *cough* "router" isn't actually on the
Internet?  How can it be managed and upgraded on a regular old network?

... JG
Joe Greco - Network Services - Milwaukee, WI -
"We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I
won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN)
With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.

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