I am a long time user of WireShark and I frequently use it for demonstrations in my networking classes. I recently upgraded my instructor workstation and WireShark stopped working. It would start, but then hang. When I checked Task Manager, a process called dumpcap.exe was not responding and like in the movies, hard to kill. … Continue reading How to get Wireshark to work with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
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Have you ever found yourself in a situation with a production VM where you need to add a new NIC or replace a failed NIC. Until now just like a physical computer you had to shutdown the VM to add or remove the NIC. Now in Windows Server 2016 you can hot add and remove … Continue reading Adding and Removing Network Adapters in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
The administrative menu available by Alt-Click (right mouse click) of the Start menu icon is also referred to as the Power-user or WinX menu. The latter naming convention is associated with the ability to launch the menu by using the Windows key + the X key (Win + X). The WinX menu is available in … Continue reading How to Modify the Win+X Menu in Windows 10
“One forgets words as one forgets names. One’s vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.” Evelyn Waugh Looking for blog topic ideas when two recent conversations collided and provided this topic. The words that we use set our goals, and put projects – CHANGE – in motion. Select the wrong words and the goal … Continue reading PMP: Vocabulary – The Intersection of Hard and Soft Skills
If you are new to the world of networking, perhaps considering putting in the effort to achieve Network + certification, you may wish you were more comfortable with IPv6. If you are already an IPv6 guru, this may be child’s play for you. Yet it turns out that if you are already comfortable with IPv4, … Continue reading How to get more comfortable with IPv6
SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 Better Together Technical white paper (April 2016) published by Microsoft “Microsoft is pushing the limits of hardware capabilities and bringing the latest enterprise technologies to market. Both products are offering improvements to availability and disaster recovery features, providing an unprecedented level of interoperability in a variety of environments.” … Continue reading Microsoft White Paper – SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 Better Together
CompTIA Instructor Steve Fullmer describes the importance of getting Security+ Certified. Security is no longer about the “haves” and the “have nots” a small group of people who are trying to take advantage of your possessions and intellectual property (IP). In the book ‘Tribal Leadership’ by Dave Logan, John King, Halee Fischer-Wright, they discuss the stages of … Continue reading CompTIA Security+ What Motivates People to Take Your Intellectual Property?
Great SharePoint 2013 Books by Role Students often inquire about books I like to help them with their SharePoint 2013 Journey. I have a lot of SharePoint books, in fact I love SharePoint books but I don’t expect most students to be able to invest the time and resources necessary to really go through a … Continue reading Great SharePoint 2013 Books by Role
Kali Linux is a fantastic operating system for penetration testing and security evaluation. It comes with virtually all security tools built in, it’s lightweight by default, and it has a huge ecosystem that is constantly helping with the project. A great benefit of using Kali comes from the larger Linux community. Open source repositories are … Continue reading Installing Synaptic Package Manager in Kali Linux
Video Transcription In the Azure Infrastructure Class at Interface Technical Training we spend time a lot of time working with virtual machines in the Azure Portal and also from the Command Line using PowerShell or Cross-Platform CLI. Something people run into time after time is they will launch a Windows Server but forget what the … Continue reading Video – How to Recover and Reset Passwords in Azure by Mike Pfeiffer