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New Year New Rack

I’m been very quiet lately but I’ve been pretty deep in networking. I decided that I needed to back-peddle a little and try for my CCNA. I feel like anything on that topic has been more than covered elsewhere and my work has been pretty well structured around the objectives,…

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scripting and python

I wrapped up the linux+ and started studying for the sec+ just to realize I was incredibly bored with it. It’s not challenging what-so-ever so I hit a bit of a wall on what to do next. I’ve been putting off coding for a long time, and I think it’s…


fstab and nfs

This is a quicky. I’ve been very busy here, been studying hard for the linux+ and trying my best to get as good as I possibly can. I’ve tipped a point to where progress is now quick (relatively) as I think my foundation is solid. I’m excited to add it…



This post is being┬áprepared as an independent┬áresearch project for a class. You will learn more if you invest time at the links presented in the first couple paragraphs. OpenStack at the time of writing this can be a decently large en-devour. This guide is not intended to answer all your…


sonicwall’s IPsec and linux

Sonicwall’s are pretty common in my ecosystem. Maybe it’s dell country, maybe it’s just all the small businesses. But Sonicwall is definitely on the windows agenda. There’s the Net-extender app which is supposed to work on linux/unix machines, but I’ve had mixed success.┬áThere’s a few open source options out there…


Status update

So things have been awfully quiet here. I lost a post a did a while back due to a backup system that I hadn’t vetted. The short of it is, I went to ESXI, I cried, I came back to proxmox/kvm. There was quite a few potential posts that I…