Category Archives: Code

TSHOOT Tickets

I took and did not pass my TSHOOT exam last week. Bummer. I had not studied specifically for the test very hard. In my mind I had already started thinking about the CCIE written and even started doing the “easy” … Continue reading

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Data Loss Prevention

Every once in a while I get to write a neat piece of code that I can share. This is one of those times. I realize it is not large and by PerlMonk standards not very elegant. The problem therein … Continue reading

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Password Aging

At the Circus we have a password policy to change all passwords every 90 days. Today it was brought to my attention that one of the linux servers was not following that policy. I confirmed that was true and after … Continue reading

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Another Test Lab Script

I’m sorry that all of these TestLab scripts are a recurring theme. Work purchased four 3560s and two 1841s for the lab so I have been updating all of my scripts. When I was working on the lab I kept … Continue reading

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Two Variables, One Line

This morning I could not for the life of me remember how to read two variables from one line in bash. As a result I am putting this simple script up here so that I have an easy place to … Continue reading

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The Difference between a Professional and a Duffer

By the time I post this story it will be long in the past. I was called in to help another programmer. His code was a semblance of the first set of code. Every time DO X ran with something … Continue reading

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Even More TestLab Scripts

I doubt many home labs match hardware exactly with whatever the vendor has recommended. As a result most of us must script around or manually edit vendor configuration files. Here are some of my earlier scripts that I have shared … Continue reading

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