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Getting GNU screen to work on Windows 10 for a productive terminal multiplex environment

Intro My jump server is getting old and they’re threatening to cut it off. A jump server is a server from which you launch CLI terminal sessions into your linux servers. Since my laptop has firewall access to all the … Continue reading

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Nmap: Swiss Army Knife of network utilities

Intro I just wanted to put in a plug for nmap. It’s a very useful tool for any network specialist. I show a use case that came up today. The details While cleaning up DNS entries I came across a … Continue reading

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Google’s DNS Servers Rock!

Intro DNS is the Domain name Service, the Internet service that converts IP addresses, e.g., 200.54.129.57 into mnemonic names like www.mysite.com. I tried to run a cache-only DNS server for use by a proxy server. What I found is that … Continue reading

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