job screening question

Jared Mauch jared at
Fri Jul 6 03:00:27 UTC 2012

Agreed. I wouldn't know the answer to this nor do I care....

Not because it's not important and not because i couldn't figure it out, but because it's like asking me to implement the spec.. Now if you asked me about what a bgp marker or mp-nlri looks like I can answer that. Same goes for why ssm, and what multicast groups shouldn't be forwarded off-LAN. (And those that you might want to hack around with an application relay to other LANs).

- Jared 

On Jul 5, 2012, at 7:48 PM, "Scott Weeks" <surfer at> wrote:

> How often do you use this in everyday netgeeking?  Asking these
> types of questions will assure that you get someone with a vendor
> i-drank-the-kool-aid cert because they memorized the answers, but 
> maybe not the best candidate for the position.  However, with some 
> of today's managers kool-aid certs are looked on as better than an 
> engineering degree.  Go figure...  :-(

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