100 days of code. Day 2

This day was dealing with data types and specifically numbers. We covered the int() and float() values, along with subscript printing. We also explored the type() function to identify if the value we are handing is a int, string or float. BMI Calculator There were several exercises and one of them is calculating the Body … Read more

100 days of Code. Day 1

I decided to finally start the Udemy Course 100 Days of Code – The Complete Python Pro Bootcamp for 2021. My goal is to do this daily and if time permits, share my comments and projects for the day on this site. This Udemy course starts without needing Python installed as we are leveraging a … Read more

Mid 2021 check-in – Part 2

In my last post I shared my journey of being VMware Certified. I had checked off a bucket list item and wanted to continue the while I had the momentum. Another certification I always had my eyes on was CompTIA’s Security + certification. While it is regarded as an entry level certification, it does open … Read more

VCSA 503 Service Unavailable

Today I dealt with the infamous VCSA 503 Error. This is a typical problem with VCSAs and when searching for this issue, there is tons of web results pointing to different things. I stumbled across this really good troubleshooting workflow in this KB article: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/67818#service_unavailable_flow_chart. To start debugging, you will need the following: 1. Local … Read more

Mid 2021 check-in – Part 1

My Journey to being VMware Certified Hello again. Its been a while since I’ve logged in and did any sort of updates on this site. Plenty has happened in the past 11 months. Somewhere in that time life happened and had put my DevNet studying aside to focus on my health, family and other non-IT … Read more

Update & Certifications

I hope that everyone is safe and healthy during this COVID-19 pandemic. Just wanted to share that I’ve finally obtained the following certifications: CCNA Routing and Switching (Finally) AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certified I’ve also been spending time learning: Python Ansible Cisco ACI Docker K8s CCNA Routing and Switching I had first tried doing the … Read more

Ethical Hacking Final – Fall 2018 (Mission College)

For my final project in my ethical hacking course (CIT016 at Mission College), we had to create a 7 minute video demonstrating a vulnerability with Kali Linux. I’ve decided to showcase a vulnerability of WPA2 by cracking the hashed password and ultimately logging into the wireless network.  In order to crack WPA2, you will need … Read more

Ethical Hacking Midterm – Fall 2018 (Mission College)

I am currently taking an Ethical Hacking course at Mission College (CIT016), taught by Micky Pandit. For our mid-term project, we had to create videos on a product and showcase how to install, configure and use it. Upon learning how easy it is to find vulnerabilities and pwn devices, our paranoia got dialed up to … Read more