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Category: Networking

Want to become a network administrator or a network architect? Here's what to expect

Network administrators and network architects are hot jobs. What does it take to break into these fields? This guide gives…

PowerShell aliases: My never-ending love/ hate relationship

Using PowerShell aliases can help you do several tasks easier and quicker. But there are a few problems that can…

What is a layer 3 switch and why would your network need it?

A layer 3 switch is a switch and a router built together for fast performance. Do you need layer 3…

WPA3: Much-awaited WiFi security upgrade finally announced

WPA3, a new, more robust WiFi security protocol, is finally ready for prime time. Here’s a deep-dive into the promises…

How to get a handle on Microsoft Windows patch management

Can't keep up with updating your Windows servers and clients? Is patching spinning out of control? Here's how you can…

PowerShell quick hits: Cmdlets and scripts for managing Windows Failover

Here’s an overview of Windows Failover Cluster modules and a few PowerShell cmdlets and scripts to get you started and…

Comparing ISATAP with other IPv6 transition technologies

ISATAP isn’t the only technology you can use to move your IPv4 network infrastructure to IPv6. But it’s one of…

Have Microsoft patches reached a painful tipping point?

The pain of keeping up with the sheer number Microsoft patches has become unbearable for many admins. Something has to…

Network topology guide: Why it’s crucial you build the right structure

Efficient networks don’t just happen. It takes planning. Before you lay your first cable, read this guide and pick the…

Quick and easy way to get Active Directory group membership

Here’s how to get a listing of an Active Directory group membership and save it to a file using a…