The musings of an IT Consultant:

January, 2010


January 31, 2010  10:04 PM

Getting ready to write my last CCNP exam



Posted by: Raj Perumal
642-845, ccnp, certification, Cisco, Cisco Certified Network Professional, exam, ONT, SDM, study, WLSE

Hi folks! As I've mentioned before, I have one more exam left in the CCNP track from Cisco. I was getting ready earlier to finish my CCNP ONT exam (642-845) but then had to stop and change direction to write some different exams that I needed to get done. So I never got around to going for it...

January 28, 2010  7:56 PM

mRemote, a great tool for remote connections



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Citrix, HTTP, HTTPS, ICA, mRemote, putty, RDP, VNC, vSphere client

Hi folks! Today I wanted to talk about a great product called mRemote. Have you ever had tons of saved RDP, VNC and Putty sessions, and they just get out of control? Well I know I do! When you work on as many different networks as I do on a...


January 25, 2010  11:27 PM

WordPress App for BlackBerry



Posted by: Raj Perumal
BBMetaBlog, BlackBerry, blogging, ITKE, WordPress, WordPress for BlackBerry

Hi folks! Continued from my last post, I found an even better app for posting to your ITKE blog. It's called WordPress for BlackBerry! To install it, first download WordPress for BlackBerry from here. Then after you install it, enter your...


January 25, 2010  5:46 PM

Blog posts to ITKE using your BlackBerry



Posted by: Raj Perumal
BBMetaBlog, BlackBerry, Blog, ITKE, post, RIM

Hi folks! So I've been looking for a way to post to my ITKE from my BlackBerry and I think I have found the way. With the help of ITKE's Michael Morisy he has pointed me in the direction of Christina Warren's blog...


January 22, 2010  4:05 PM

Cisco CCNP Certification Changing



Posted by: Raj Perumal
BCMSN, BSCI, ccnp, change, changing, Cisco, exam format, ISCW, ONT, routing, switching

Hi folks! So as you know I've been working on the CCNP certification for the past while. Well recently some new information came to light about how the certification is changing. Word on the street is that Cisco will be making an official announcement at the end of January 2010. What I've heard...


January 21, 2010  10:39 PM

How to prepare for VCP 4



Posted by: Raj Perumal
exam blueprint, exam guide, study guide, study notes, VCP 4, VCP 410, VMWare, vSphere

Hi folks! So how did I prepare for VCP 4? By working with it of course! Since I work for a VMware Enterprise Partner, it's pretty easy to get experience with the software. This helped contribute to my success. I also borrowed the course textbooks from one of my friends who had taken the course...


January 21, 2010  10:23 PM

Passed VCP 4!



Posted by: Raj Perumal
VCP, VMWare, VMware Certified Professional, vSphere4

Hi folks! So I passed my VCP 4 today! I finally decided to tackle the latest certification from VMware and get it out of the way! So how did I find it? In all honesty it was pretty easy compared to the Cisco exams I'm used to writing. I did find the VCP 4 exam a bit harder than the VCP 3 exam...


January 21, 2010  10:18 PM

Pushing out apps via BES



Posted by: Raj Perumal
BES, BlackBerries, BlackBerry, centralized management, push application, push software, RIM

Hello again folks! So have you ever wondered how you can use BES for just more than syncing your email to your BlackBerries? Well there is one thing that is great, and that's centralized management! With BES you can push your own software out to the BlackBerries in the field fairly easily. It...


January 21, 2010  10:11 PM

Windows 7 “new feature”



Posted by: Raj Perumal
folder, God Mode, GodMode, Ina Fried, Windows 7, ZDnet

Hi folks, I found this little tidbit recently posted on the net. It was recently revealed that Windows 7 has a "God Mode". Basically this allows you to tweak Windows 7 from within a folder. You just create a new folder and change the folder name to:


January 16, 2010  7:34 PM

VCP Testing Extended



Posted by: Raj Perumal
deadline extended, VCP, VCP exam, VMWare

Hi folks. For those of you rushing to finish your VCP certifications in lieu of the recent deadlines, you can rest easy. At least for a little bit. :) VMware has extended the deadline to write your VCP 310 until the end of March. They have also extended the deadline to write the upgrade exam for...


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