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May 21, 2009  12:57 PM

Master key tasks for network troubleshooting – Chappell University Online Seminars



Posted by: Troy Tate
analysis, education, ethereal, howto, IT education, Metrics, Monitoring, network analysis, Networking, packet analysis, packet capture, performance monitoring, protocol analysis, reporting, tcp/ip, tools, trace files, training, troubleshooting, wireshark

I'm a huge fan of Laura Chappell. She has a great sense of humor and is a great educator about all things packet oriented. Previous posts about Laura have included:

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May 19, 2009  5:48 PM

Did you see this? TCP/IP networking from the wire up



Posted by: Troy Tate
education, Networking, OSI model, tcp/ip

Here is another source for educating yourself and some of your users on what networking is all about and why fixes are not always explained in simple terms. The example that the author gives of trying to explain to a casual air traveller how all of the devices on an aircraft work together for a...


May 11, 2009  2:28 PM

FREE Disaster Resource Guide



Posted by: Troy Tate
bcp, business continuity, business continuity planning, crisis communication, crisis management, crisis planning, disaster prepareness, disaster recovery, dr, education, enterprise risk management, erm, information security, risk management, standards

If you are involved in IT you should also be involved in the disaster recovery planning and operations for your organization. There are quite a few resources to help with this activity. A very good free one just came across my desk that I wanted to share with you. It is called the...


February 19, 2009  1:47 PM

Is protocol analysis or network management your thing?



Posted by: Troy Tate
education, ethereal, network analysis, packet analysis, packet capture, protocol analysis, tcp/ip, trace files, training, wireshark

Laura Chappell (the Viral Bitgirl) has announced that Sharkfest 09 registration is open and all registered attendees get a FREE AIRPCAP ADAPTER (US $198)! Sharkfest is the...


February 2, 2009  5:15 PM

ARP as a network auditing tool



Posted by: Troy Tate
ARP, education, Laura Chappell, protocol, protocol analysis, scanning, testing, toolkit, tools, training, video

ARP - or Address Resolution Protocol is a necessary element for network traffic. Per Wikipedia: "In computer networking,...


January 21, 2009  4:36 PM

Security news – Videos from Hack In The Box 2008 Malaysia available for download



Posted by: Troy Tate
Apple, education, hacking, hardware, Microsoft, OSX, Password, Security, software, training, vulnerabilities, Windows


December 22, 2008  7:20 PM

Improving yourself in 2009 – part 2



Posted by: Troy Tate
administration, blog, CIO, education, howto, Metrics, Performance, performance monitoring, planning, professional, reporting, toolkit, tools

Maybe Bubbletimer mentioned in part 1 is not something that will help improve your professional value in 2009. How about the


December 10, 2008  2:41 PM

Did you see this? – Microsoft Infrastructure Planning & Design Guides



Posted by: Troy Tate
administration, awareness, design, documentation, education, howto, IT education, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, planning, toolkit, tools

Microsoft has become much better offering documentation beyond just marketing materials about their products and systems. The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline...


December 10, 2008  1:33 PM

Did you see this? – Latest Laura Chappell Newsletter



Posted by: Troy Tate
analysis, education, howto, IT education, Metrics, Monitoring, network analysis, Networking, packet capture, performance monitoring, reporting, tools, troubleshooting, wireshark


December 10, 2008  1:19 PM

The larger world of free technical support – Craigslist computer forum



Posted by: Troy Tate
anti-virus, awareness, documentation, education, howto, IT education, malware, Networking, online identity, patching, professional, risk, tools, troubleshooting, web, website

I recently came across the computer forums on Craigslist. I had heard of Craigslist previously but was not aware of the significant scope of what it offers besides classified ads. I'm not suggesting that folks leave ITKE to the Craigslist computer forums for support - far from that. I have been...


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