Networking

Standard Access Lists

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In these standard access list activities we walk through how firewalls evaluate traffic and the 5 tuples used to permit or deny traffic. We then walk through an example activity using packet tracer. Second activity using Standard Access Lists. This walks through evaluating our firewall requirements, viewing the flow of data, and identifying the rules […]

Networking

Palo Alto Initial Configuration

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Palo Alto Initial Configuration

In this video we walk through the initial power on and configuration of a Palo Alto firewall. We configure the management interface from the command line and then connect to the web interface. Inside the web interface, we review how to change the IP, gateway, and DNS settings. Palo Alto Command Line Interface (CLI) Default […]

Networking

Introduction to Firewalls

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An introduction to firewalls, what they are for, and how they work. We include an overview of the 5-Tuples used in firewalls and how they are evaluated by a network device. Finally, we walk through setting up a simplified firewall rule using Standard Access Lists.

DIY

Shower Curtain Painting

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In this video I take a custom printed shower curtain from Amazon and build it into a large custom printed painting. Total cost: $40This project is based on a Reddit post by user u/power-cube at https://www.reddit.com/r/DIY/comments/bld588/2500_for_a_6_wall_print_screw_that_i_did_it_for Shower Curtain – https://amzn.to/31kUUlWStaple Gun – https://amzn.to/2MIbWX6

Linux

Creating your first Linux scripts

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In this video, we will create several simple Linux scripts. While simple, these scripts highlight how to automate many of the tasks you may have for your environment. HelloWorld.sh The first script, HelloWorld.sh is created by using your favorite Linux text editor (I suggest nano or vi). The first line is the “shebang” or “hashbang” […]

DIY

Installing LED puck lights

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I this video I will show how to install under cabinet lighting in the kitchen. This will use a set of low-voltage LED lights to place lighting where its needed. Once placed, I will use a mixture of zip tie mounts and double-sided foam tape to hide the wires and make the setup “clean”. Shopping […]