Goals

Every year I think about goals, either how to conquer them, reflect on them, and recently change them. We all have been there, we have a plan in our head that we follow for a handful of years or even decades… something happens… all of sudden things change. It’s this change that I believe is […]

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FMCv – Change IP Address

Welcome Back 😉 Think about this for a bit, its been years ago when we first configured the our Cisco FMCv in our virtual environment perhaps this is running for years with no problems. (Lucky us!) All of our firewalls connect to it, policies are pushed correctly, IPS rules are updated correctly and we even […]

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Graylog with AWS Elasticsearch

Graylog has been through some changes last time I talked about them, hitting version 3.0 in February is awesome and one of things that make Graylog run well is Elasticsearch backend. Although Elasticsearch is not too hard to setup it usually runs better on bare metal, so there is cost of that as well as […]

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Changes on the Horizon – Cisco

Well we finally got an answer, Cisco is upping their Certifications and making some big changes. The CCNA track is taking a hit as all of the secondary exams under CCNA are being retired. If you are studying for any of these CCNA secondary exams keep in mind these won’t transfer over after February 24th […]

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SVIs and “Routed” Ports

So you have a this nice multiplayer switch, and want to take advantages of all of the features it has to offer. Well there are two different types interface ports on these type of switches. SVIs (Switched Virtual Interface) and “routed” ports, fundamentally they are same and clients/users wouldn’t be able to tell if you […]

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