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Quick Update

Sorry about the delay in updates – it’s been a busy, busy year!  I’ll have to post about a few things, some certification achievements, some open source community news I found interesting – but overall, I hope everyone is having … Continue reading

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Passed my CCNA!!! Now a review!

This post sat in my drafts folder for awhile – so please keep that in mind when reading it.  Sorry about that! I finally got around to it and took my Cisco Certified Network Associate exam (CCNA from here on … Continue reading

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I know, I know….

So lately, I’ve been very lax on updating this site.  There are numerous reasons and all of them…kinda?…..justify the delay in updates.  Some of them are: Family:  My son turned one!  As you can imagine this only happens once, so … Continue reading

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What the Hell?

Sorry but I’ve been incredibly busy on quite a few things. I am working on finishing up a few posts including some setup posts on bacula, finishing up my pfsense posting, adding some stuff for snort, the magic of mailcleaner, … Continue reading

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CentOS vs Scientific Linux 6 – Part 2

In my last writeup on this subject, I left off talking about my feelings with the CentOS project and that I was slowly going to test Scientific Linux 6 (hereafter known as SL) and see how that works out. Well, … Continue reading

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Again with the delays!

Again, my apologizes for the delay. Tomorrow I will have an article to post regarding pfsense. I’m just spending today putting the finishing touches on it and then I’ll have it up tomorrow.  This blog stuff is hard to keep … Continue reading

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Yo Dawg, I heard you like meetings….

As you can tell by the title, this is a little rant on meetings.  I thought I would share this based on the popular meme from our good friend Xzibit.  If you don’t know what I am talking about, check … Continue reading

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As I sit here at 12am in the morning…………

I’ve come to realize a couple of things about IT: The new security features put in to……protect people, really only hinder those in the know. I use too few things too often that become critical at 12 in the morning….like … Continue reading

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KISS and tell; the cost of simplicity in IT

So a friend of mine was talking with me today and I inquired about a project he and his company were talking about a few months ago. The project was to look into options for hosting email/contact/calendar/collaboration/etc (think Hosted Exchange … Continue reading

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Where the Hell have I been?

Well, it’s a great question.  And since my reader base consists of maybe 1 other person…..well you get the idea.  At any rate, I’ve been quite busy at work, implementing some new technologies (monitoring, HIDS, etc..) and it’s been super … Continue reading

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