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At its most basic level, computer networking is about linking various computing devices together. The distances between connected hardware can be modest (across a room) or vast (across the globe), but many of the same underlying technologies are employed: Routers, switches, Ethernet cables, optical fiber, Wi-Fi networks, IP addresses, and networking protocols. Network administrators and architects need to be acquainted with all of these technologies.

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Install PowerShell Web Access in Windows Server 2012

By Russell Smith - April 23, 2014

Make remote administration easy with a PowerShell Remote Access Gateway in Windows Server 2012. Learn how in this handy how-to article!

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Generating Site Survey Reports Using Cisco WCS

By Avril Salter, Ph.D. - November 14, 2012

Learn how to generate impressive site survey reports using Cisco WCS with this helpful step-by-step article.

How To Configure a Cisco Router to Export NetFlow Data

By Petri IT Knowledgebase Team - November 14, 2011

A walk-through with Josh Stevens, Head Geek at SolarWinds, on configuring a Cisco router to export NetFlow data. In this video Josh covers the manual setup

How to Configure a Cisco Router as a Terminal Server

By David Davis - January 8, 2009

David Davis shows us how to quickly access the console on Cisco routers and switches and how to configure them as terminal servers.

Basics of Cisco Switch Administration - Part 1

By David Davis - January 7, 2009

Need help configuring a switch port or seeing what MAC address is on what port? David Davis serves up some Cisco switch admin basics.

How to Recover a Lost Password on a Cisco Switch

By David Davis - January 7, 2009

Lost the password to your Cisco switch? David Davis walks you through how to recover that password (and your sanity).

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