Monthly Archives: July 2013

Cisco Router IPv4 Addressing (CCNA Lab 1-2)


This lab will help us better understand configuring a router’s serial and fast ethernet interfaces. This builds upon what was covered in CCNA Lab 1-1. The scenario for this lab is as follows: You are the network administrator at Ranet,

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Cisco Router Basic Network Configuration (CCNA Lab 1-1)

Screenshot of Packet Tracer lab with network topology.

A good practice method for the CCNA exam (Cisco Certified Networking Associate) if you have the Cisco study tool Packet Tracer is to download some practice labs that cover the CCNA objectives. A list of download links to 19 of

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Process Monitor from Microsoft Sysinternals Suite

An example of what Disk2vhd GUI looks like.

As referenced in When Vendors Refuse to Yield, here are the dirty details of how I got a poorly written Clarion application to work correctly with non-administrative accounts on a terminal server. To start off, it is possible that you

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When Vendors Refuse to Yield

Recently, I worked closely with a specific vendor of client and server side software for multi-location point of sale systems. As the project went on, I became annoyed with the nature of the software because it was not packaged in

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Star Trek Is The Future

Yet another person inspired by Star Trek has invented something that resembles a device used in the original series. It is not yet as sophisticated as the one used in the episodes but the thinking behind it is light years

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