One of my students recently asked how to configure his system for occasional access to view Event Viewer on a remote system. While you can take the time to enable and configure either Remote Desktop or an Event Collection Subscription both of these options can be complex and require pre-planning and configuration on both systems. … Continue reading Using Microsoft Management Console to Access Remote Devices
If you’re like me, you have more than one network connection on your PC. For example, my desktop computer has two wired Ethernet adapters and one Wi-Fi adapter. And those are just the physical adapters… there are also virtual adapters for remote access and virtualization. For instructor-led Windows 10 training see our class schedule. Some … Continue reading Binding and Unbinding Network Services To Specific Protocols in Windows 10
It has been a long time since I have thought about aaa new-model as a Cisco configuration, mainly because it is not in the CCNA Routing and Switching official curriculum. However, once you attain your certification and become gainfully employed as a network admin, you will likely be exposed to enterprise networks which employ this … Continue reading What does aaa new-model do to your Cisco logins?
Got that call that every IT expert fears; A client succumbs to a hacking scam and wants you to make everything right. Immediately. My friend left three voice mails in a five minute period. I needed to call. A helpdesk technician had called to help with their system and everything is missing. Long time friend, … Continue reading This is NOT a Joke! Beware of IT Helpdesk Phone Scams
One of the labs within the Configuring Windows 8/8.1 course (20687D) enables students to experience Microsoft Direct Access. Admittedly the virtual environment is pre-staged and the experience is more truly designed to help participants understand the steps required to use Windows 8.1 as a Direct Access Client. The challenge in this case is aiding students … Continue reading Correcting Direct Access Configuration Errors
I often state that a real Cisco network admin is able to manage the entire domain from the comfort and convenience of the living room. In other words all the devices that need to be managed can be reached from the confines of one’s own living room. If we apply that mindset to an admin … Continue reading Reload – A Cisco command which can save the day, and money!