Monthly Archives: April 2013

RedNectar’s guide to programming user interfaces

I recently made a flippant comment of the GNS3 forum: Rule #27: RedNectar’s guide to programming user interfaces Never state an option in the negative. which prompted a request from Jeremy Grossmann Can you share complete list of all your … Continue reading

Posted in blog, Programming, User Interface | 1 Comment

IP Pie

One way of looking at how to subnet networks is the the IP Pie method. Dividing IP networks into subnets is as easy as pie.  All you need to do is remember one simple rule about how to cut the … Continue reading

Posted in CCNA, ICND, ICND1, ICND2, IP, SUbnetting

Damn you Microsoft and your forced reboot! HOW DARE YOU!

I’ve just lost 30mins (at least) of work.  I was was in the middle of doing a complicated install of a virtual machine (I was installing FreeBSD on a QEMU virtual machine) and documenting each step.  All of a sudden, … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft, opinion, rant, Windows 8 | 4 Comments

CCNA Certification Changes 2013 Summary

On 26 March 2013, Cisco announced new CCNA certifications.. Here is my interpretation of the changes. In a nutshell ICND1 is now considerably harder, absorbing much of the ICND2 content (IPv6, ACLs, VLANs and OSPF) while ICND2 seems to be … Continue reading

Posted in 802.1ad, 802.3ad, 802.3ax, ACL, CCNA, Certifications, Cisco, EIGRP, Etherchannel, ICND, ICND1, ICND2, IPv6, New CCNA certification, New Cisco certifications, opinion, OSPF, portfast, rant, rapid spanning-tree, RIP, Routing, spanning-tree, VLANs, VLSM, VTP, wifi, wireless network | 6 Comments