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PowerShell and Donald Trump

Posted on June 14, 2016

Still not convinced that you should learn Windows PowerShell? Russia used some awesome PowerShell tricks to hack the Democratic National Committee and get Donald Trump’s opposition research file. While you shouldn’t (and hopefully won’t) use PowerShell for international espionage, there are some really awesome things you can do with it, like building out an entire […]


New book! Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches

Posted on March 15, 2016

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The pre-release of my new book, Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches, is available from Manning Publications’ early access program. The book is a tutorial designed for beginners who want to learn how to administer Cisco switches and routers. Set aside a portion of your lunch hour every day for a month, […]


Study Tips for the CCNP Routing and Switching Certification

Posted on June 22, 2015

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If you’re studying for or considering the CCNP R&S certification, here are a few things to keep in mind: The CCNP exam tests CCNA-level skills and knowledge, too This is a good thing, because it helps weed out those who “brain dump” the exams. If you got lucky with OSPF on your CCNP exam, you’re […]


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LightSpeed Paste – Pastebin app for Android PowerShell XenApp Reporting Script – Reports on key health information for online XenApp servers (server name, load evaluator, load, uptime) and user sessions (username, applications, logon time, state, server name, and client version) XenApp Reboot Script for Citrix Provisioning Services – Reboot Script for Citrix Provisioned XenApp Servers […]

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NEWSROOM

I’ve been quoted in the following publications: LinuxInsider – New SourceForge Owners Start Trust Repair CNBC – Revising an Outdated Business Model? Try Predictive Analytics Monster.com – Holiday Hiring: Naughty or Nice?  NBC Chicago – How Internet Explorer 10’s “Do Not Track” Option Affects Your Marketing American Medical News – Desktops still dominate at physician […]