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Raspberry Pi – Getting ready to capture with Wireshark and SharkTap

As a part of my Raspberry Pi series, I have been looking for an easy way to start showing packet captures as a part of some of what I have been doing in my other posts in the series. In … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi – Radius (Part 1)

Version used – 2013-09-25-wheezy-raspbian Having a test radius server is handy when you are trying to troubleshoot an existing radius implementation or you want to get experience with it while studying for a certification exam. The process get started with … Continue reading

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2 Factor Authentication – Google Authenticator

I had used 2 factor authentication on my eBay and PayPal accounts for several years. I had even moved to using a soft token when I got my first iPhone. With the recent rash of system attacks I had been … Continue reading

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VMware – Command line backup of ESXi config

Not being sure how I was going to use my lab while studying for the VCP5-DCV exam, I wanted to have a way to backup the configuration, so that if I exceeded the 60 day eval period, I would have … Continue reading

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VMware – Adding a NAS for your ESXi Lab

Early on my research for building my VCP lab, I knew that I would need to incorporate a NAS that would need to be capable of serving up both iSCSI and NFS. After doing some testing of both FreeNAS and … Continue reading

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VMware VCP – Selecting a Training Provider

With one of the requirements to get VCP5-DCV certification being that you had to go to class, my next step was to find a class that I could attend at a reasonable price given that I would have to factor … Continue reading

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VMware VCP – Getting the Study Material Together

Since I had made the decision to go to class, I wanted to be as ready as possible to get the most out of class. I started looking for sources of study material that would get me up to speed … Continue reading

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VMware VCP – Building a Lab for Studying

Sorry for the long delay between posts. After the last post I spent all my time studying in advance to be as prepared for the class when the time came (more on that later). After spent several weeks of reading … Continue reading

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VMware VCP – Getting ready to start a new certification journey

I recently got the opportunity to really learn ESXi. For several years, off and on, i had worked with VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion and Sun’s Virtualbox virtualization options. After having the opportunity to attend a week long class on Cisco’s … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi – Tshark Rules AKA Filtering out the Noise

Running Tshark without any Filters or Rules will generate a lot of information to look at, some or most of which you would have any interesting in looking at. I have found that a device generating a lot of ARP … Continue reading

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