Whitespace in VS Code

I don’t know about you, but I have a little OCD when it comes to spacing while writing code. I have been using VS Code a lot lately and discovered a few themes that I like. These themes display as “Dark Mode” because looking at white and crazy colors...

WordPress Hosting with Hostinger

I have been through a few hosting providers in my time writing for my blog. I have used GoDaddy, InMotion, and now Hostinger. When I first started a blog I used just the wordpress.com site and created something quick and fast for a place to basically save...

GitHub – Being ahead in commits

Have you ever drifted into a situation where you couldn’t get your repo up to date and keep getting error after error? Well this happens to me a few times a year and it’s usually when I forget to create a .gitignore in my terraform project folder. The...

AWS Cloudformation

I have been self educating myself on AWS for a few weeks now with sites like Pluralsight and A Cloud Guru. I really enjoy both of these sites and feel their content is very detailed and very helpful. What I like about Pluralsight is the ability to pick a...

Quarantine Blues

Being an introvert, it’s sometimes easy to stay home and indulge in home/family activities, but days on end can be challenging. While work as not stopped for me, it has stopped for my wife and school has stopped for our kids. This is great for them, but causes...

My Cisco Certification Journey

I was working in a small manufacturing business doing a lot of Windows Server work when I began to explore the networking world. We were small so we purchased a lot of Dell, which included Dell PowerConnect switches. These were what I would call now a days “blue...

CloudGenix BGP Peering

We have recently invested in a SD-WAN solution called CloudGenix. CloudGenix uses edge devices called IONs. These devices can act like routers and/or firewalls depending on your deployment design. We are currently using them just as routers. Due to security...

Why I Will Now Define EIGRP Router-IDs Manually

EIGRP has never been my favorite routing protocol, which means my knowledge of it is “enough to be dangerous” on purpose. Currently being in an environment that ran on EIGRP I am forced to learn this routing protocol and while playing with a lab in UNL and...

Cisco ASA Failover “gotcha”…for me it was….

I have never touched so many ASA’s within a month in all my life! It’s great don’t get me wrong, they are a huge weakness of mine and any experience I get with them helps me in my career. I was struggling with failover the past few days, not really the configuration...