For IT admins for school districts, remote learning is fickle environment that can present a number of unique challenges.
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If network infrastructure is the backbone of modern business, the servers it connects would be the brain. Enterprises rely on these machines for data storage, processing and associated business apps. It comes as no surprise, then, that maintaining server health is one of your highest priorities.
Most people in IT, especially security, have worked with some form of code. Whether it's for automating system tasks, performing network monitoring or developing full-fledged applications, understanding certain scripts is necessary to keeping support running every day.
When pilots talk about things getting busy in the cockpit, they mean something very specific: clanging alerts, paralyzing uncertainty and the ground getting closer.
CompTIA A+ certification gives you a basic foundation in networking, software and PC hardware. Server+ certification helps you dig deeper into those concepts as they relate to the server. The latter credential tells shops you have what it takes to be a server technician, server support specialist, server administrator or storage administrator.
In this article, we will explain the basic concept of Ping, how the Ping utility works, and how it is utilized in the context of networking and network monitoring.
Here's to you, sysadmins, and all that you do. Thanks for all of the troubleshooting, the config fixes, and the reboots. May your networks always be connected, may your servers always be up and may DNS errors never find you.
AWS X-Ray is a powerful tool offered by Amazon that enables developers to debug production and distributed applications, especially in a microservices architecture.
In this blog post, you’ll learn how to reset an Azure VM’s password using the Azure VM agent. Remember this trick the next time you forget your admin password!
Network protocols are kind of a big deal when it comes to keeping critical infrastructure up and running. Here's what you need to know about the basic protocols.
SD-WAN (the software-defined wide-area network) offers a way to create a private network from widespread consumer internet connections without limiting their connectivity.
Want to specialize in designing, managing, configuring and troubleshooting both wired and wireless networks? CompTIA Network+ certification is an easy and affordable way to get ahead (sorry for the plug, but it's true). It shows employers tangible proof that you know your stuff, even when they know next to nothing about IT. Once you're certified, you're on the path to positions like network support specialist, network field engineer, helpdesk technician and network administrator.
Instead of sharing out each of my tips on enabling and configuring SNMP on Windows, Cisco, Linux, Unix and ESXi in separate posts, I've amassed them here for a one-stop-shop.
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