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Apr 13th 2015

Top Tools to Keep You Focused on Your IT Studies

There are two big obstacles when it comes to studying for our IT certifications. The first is making the time to study every day. I’ve covered this in other blog posts and articles. The second obstacle is the subject of this post. This obstacle seems to pollute every waking minute of every day, and it…

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Jun 13th 2016

Cisco Packet Tracer – Free

You have a few options when it comes to studying for your Cisco exams, and each choice has its own pros and cons. Live equipment is ideal but can prove expensive and of course, you have to find a valid (and current) IOS. You have to find somewhere to store it and pay for all…

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Oct 20th 2016

Can You Pass the CCNA Exam Using Just Packet Tracer?

I’ve spent the past few weeks furiously updating the CCNA content on my websites to match the new exam topics. I also hired a CCIE to create a number of lectures and labs including 80 minutes of challenge labs. When I came to review them, I found that all the challenge labs had been done…

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Oct 10th 2018

Solar-PuTTY – How it Works Tour

Does anybody else love tools that make studying or your day job easier? I know I do. Most of use use software for Telnet or SSH connections, especially if we are studying for networking exams. The trouble is that it's usually pretty limited. With PuTTY (for example), you have to have each connection in a…

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Aug 12th 2021

Syslog Server 101

Introduction Syslog is a protocol that allows a host to send event notification messages across IP networks to event message collectors – also known as Syslog Servers or Syslog Daemons. In other words, a host or a device can be configured in such a way that it generates a Syslog Message and forwards it to…

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