.plan 2015

This year started extremely bad with the death of my wife. My professional goals will be kept quite limited as I have more urgent matters to take care of. Primary goals: Finish the MCSE “Server 2012” track. – moved from 2014 Extend my current VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization.Done Certify as a […]

.plan 2014

A new year has started which means some new and updated goals. I have dropped the RHCE stuff from last year. Primary goals: Finish the MCSE “Server 2012” track. Extend my current LPI 2 certification (it has been almost 3 years already).Done! Setup OpenVPN. Done! Learn more about DNS Sec.Done! Optional goal(s): Learn to script […]

SQL Server 2012 Express and remote connections

During the installation of a BES10.1.1 proof of concept I noticed my fresh SQL Server 2012 Express instance was not accepting remote connections. After a short investigation I learned that a SQL Server Express installation does not listen for remote connections out of the box. How to enable remote connections? 1) Enable the TCP/IP protocol […]

.plan 2013

A new year has started which means some new and updated goals. Primary goals: Become a BlackBerry Certified Solution Designer – BCP-620 Exam. Done Get BlackBerry certifications for their new products when they become available. No longer relevant Start updating my Microsoft “skills” from MCITP 2008 EA to the new “Server 2012” track. Done Optional […]

.plan 2012

Nice way to kick of this blog is to state my goals for 2012: Upgrade my VCP4 to VCP5. Done Finish the Cisco CCNA certification, one exam to go. Done Do more with powershell. Done Learn to script in Python. If time allows for it study to become a RHCSA and after that a RHCE. […]