windows, vmware, linux and whatever else confuses me…

What am I working on?

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Yeah first blog post ever. My blogs will mainly be about my enterprise environment at home and what lies ahead of my journey in becoming a sys admin. Just FYI complete newbie to this industry (yes I still haven’t completely learned the OSI model) but I’m training myself at home by building this stuff HOPING it gets me to my destination…some day ;)

(excuse my writing skills and grammar. This is one of my weak spots)

Here’s a few things I’m currently working on:

  • Nagios reporting (core 3.x) on Centos 5.4…

Why use Nagios? Well for obvious reasons I need some monitoring for my virtuals. It would be nice to know hardware resources and availability.

  • Fog imaging..

This piece is great because I learn a bit of Linux at the same time PLUS I can deploy images across my network via PXE boot. Perhaps I can learn a little about “syspreping” a win2k8 virtual and deploying it.

  • Win2k8 64-bit DC w/DNS

I have my Win2k8 domain controller up with internal DNS going. I have my active directory structure set up the way I like it plus I have some group policies already being enforced. However a lot of it still needs refining. Shoot I still need to get DHCP going!

  • and many more things

Did I mention I’m still learning this wordpress interface and all the neat options!

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Written by thlnk3r

April 19, 2010 at 06:55

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  1. Holy cow, I’m keen to follow this blog. So much to learn from this, so many things I’ve never even heard of.
    Hope you stay patient if/when I start asking too many questions!

    txtmstrjoe

    April 19, 2010 at 07:01


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