The following is a bash shell script which I wrote to backup all databases on a MySQL server. It’s fairly simple to implement. First step is to fill in the necessary arguments in the commented region of the header. You will need: The name of a MySQL user account with sufficient privileges to perform a […]
I was recently contacted by the owner the website, NetTrain.com, and asked to further develop my Subnet Calculator (mentioned in previous posts) from a WordPress template page to a full-blown plugin. NetTrain provides technical training to individuals seeking to acquire various Cisco Certifications. Thanks to their funding, I was able to allot time and convert the php code […]
This will be the first in a number of tutorials which I plan to post regarding IT topics and solutions to problems which I run into both in a business environment and personal tinkering. I currently run a Linux home server for the purpose of website development and testing prior to making content available online. […]
Recently, I’ve decided to begin working toward the CCNP certification and have required significant review of CCNA material. As such, in order to review some of the subnet math, I decided to write a subnet calculator in PHP. I’ve spent most of today working on it and hopefully it works well in all cases. However, […]
Today I passed my Cisco CCNA exam with a score of 917 / 1000 which has left me incredibly content! The whole Cisco course has really taught me a lot about networking and I am pleased to have accepted it as a challenge. Furthermore, I did all of this a month before my goal of […]
I’m pleased to post that yesterday I passed the Cisco ICND1 exam with a score of 916 / 1000 ! This places me closer to my short term goal of obtaining the CCNA certification by Thanksgiving and in the meantime attributes me with the Cisco CCENT certification.