Author Archives: RedNectar Chris Welsh

About RedNectar Chris Welsh

Professional IT Instructor. All things TCP/IP, Cisco or VoIP

Automated Document Revision Information Reference

I went looking for a solution that would automatically update the front cover every time I added a new version number in the Document Revision Information table. Continue reading

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Conditional Page Break in MS Word

Background For many years I have put up with using MS Word’s Insert | Break | Section Break (Odd Page) (now Layout | Breaks | Section Breaks | Odd Page in Word 2016) to force a page break when you want … Continue reading

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Want a Time Machine for your Datacenter?

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What’s that server doing? Like me, you’ve probably been asked that question many times, usually when looking at reclaiming resources, planning migrations or simply enforcing your company’s security policy. And if the answers to the…

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Packt extends 50% discount

Great News! PACKT are having extending the promotion on the GNS3 Network Simulation Guide until April 30 2016 Use the code JKTKU50y when ordering to get the discount or use the link to get 50% off the normal price! … Continue reading

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50% off GNS3 Network Simulation Guide

PACKT are having a promotion on the GNS3 Network Simulation Guide until March 6 2016 Update: Promotion has been extended till April 30 2016 Use the code JKTKU50y when ordering to get the discount or use the link to get 50% off the … Continue reading

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I Bought a MS Surface Book, so now I’m really P…d off with Apple

Because if Apple had kept up its history of innovation in Personal Computers, Apple Laptops would now be shipping with touch-screens and stylus pencils. Continue reading

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Cisco ACI Tutorial 4 – All about Access Policies – the new “interface range” command

All about Access Policies – the new “interface range” command Cisco ACI Tutorial – Part 4 Since you no longer have to configure ports on individual switches, but rather configure multiple ports on multiple switches from a central controller, some … Continue reading

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