This Week at Interface | April 21, 2014

Ralph and Lynn are in the studio bright and early this morning to talk about some of the Remote Live classes we have running this week at Interface, including: 50255: Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy with Rick Trader ASPMVC5: … Continue Reading

Building Windows 7 Restore Points for System Protection

Windows 7 online video training library. Start training today! Interface Video Training Video transcript: Windows 7 System Protection (Restore Points) Instructor: Steve Fullmer Although this is not specifically about file management, an important element is an enhancement to Windows 7 … Continue Reading

So You Want to be a Certified Cisco Instructor?

I have had some responses to a previous blog regarding becoming a Cisco Instructor. If this is where your interests lie, this blog will give you some direction in attaining that goal. Here is an excellent reference for what it … Continue Reading

This Week at Interface | April 14, 2014

Here’s what’s happening this week at Interface. This week Ralph wears a hardhat and Lynn covers our developer training program as well as our Remote Live classes running this week, including: 10747: Administering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager with … Continue Reading

Interface is excited to announce a whole new way to look at Developer training.

  The world that developers live in has been morphing over time. Changing technologies are a given, but changing jobs roles are often overlooked.   Introducing the new Developer program at Interface.  Web Developer focused on the server side? Check … Continue Reading

Referential Integrity Options (Cascade, Set Null and Set Default)

Ever wonder why there are only two options under the INSERT and UPDATE Specification of a foreign key? Why is there no Insert Rule? And to which table in the relationship do these rules apply? Let’s start at the beginning. … Continue Reading

This Week at Interface | April 8, 2014

Here’s what’s happening this week at Interface. Ralph and Lynn take a look at the Remote Live classes running at Interface Technical Training. SQL100: Introduction to Transact-SQL with Peter Avila CCNA225: ICND2 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part2 v2 with … Continue Reading

How to Use Windows 7 Action Center

Windows 7 online video training library. Start training today! Interface Video Training Video transcript: Windows 7 Action Center – What is it? Action Center was first introduced in Windows Vista and it’s now pinned on the bottom right of the … Continue Reading

Understanding –Contains and –Like Operators in Windows PowerShell

PowerShell online video training library. Start training today! Interface Video Training Video transcript: The difference between using –Contains and –Like Operators in Windows PowerShell . Two of the operators in Windows PowerShell ‑Contains and ‑Like are pretty easy to mix … Continue Reading

This Week at Interface | March 31, 2014

Here’s what’s happening this week at Interface. Ralph and Lynn take a quick look at the Remote Live classes running this week here at Interface Technical Training. CS214: C#5 Programming with Visual Studio 2012 with Dan Wahlin 20410C: Installing and … Continue Reading

Discovering secret OSPF information on Cisco routers – part 2

In a previous blog, I discussed OSPF authentication. In that blog, I covered the configuration of simple password protection. At the end of that blog I mentioned that the password when using this method is sent across the wire in clear … Continue Reading

Project Management Trained – Now what?

The easiest way to acquire Professional Development Units (PDUs) is at one of the PMI Global Congress events. Phoenix is blessed to host the 2014 North American Global Congress from October 26-28. Registration just opened! Check out the site, and consider … Continue Reading

Researching Event Log Errors in Windows 7

This morning’s email delivered a request from a former student. Following acquisition of a brand new Windows 7 system a few months ago, the event log started to fill with error and warning messages. As of this writing, they claim … Continue Reading

Object Prefixes: Friend or Foe?

Contrary to popular belief, prefixing object names isn’t always a good idea and some professionals have dropped the practice entirely. To see why this is, let’s take a look at database object names as an example. Initially, it might seem … Continue Reading

Using PowerShell to Manage Dynamic Distribution Groups and Recipient Filters in Exchange Server

PowerShell for Exchange Server online video training library. Start training today! Interface Video Training Video transcript: Using PowerShell to Manage Dynamic Distribution Groups and Recipient Filters in Exchange Server. Dynamic Distribution Groups in Exchange Server are a little bit different … Continue Reading

Discovering secret OSPF information on Cisco routers – Part 1

This blog post is more of a challenge situation than a real life example.  Let’s say you were presented with a lab situation or even an exam scenario where you had to deal with the following stated objective: You will … Continue Reading

Managing Memberships in Bulk in PowerShell

PowerShell for Exchange Server online video training library. Start training today! Interface Video Training Video transcript: How to Manage Membership in Bulk using PowerShell You might find that managing the membership of Distribution Groups in PowerShell is something you do … Continue Reading

XP Support Ends – Go To Windows 7 – Flexibly

The word is out, Windows XP support officially ends on April 8, 2014. What is Windows XP end of support? While teaching a recent Windows 8.1 course, one of my students asked if I would migrate from Windows XP to … Continue Reading

Video – What’s new in Windows 8.1?

Video – What’s new in Windows 8.1? with Steve Fullmer   What’s new in Windows 8.1? Windows 7 and Windows 8 instructor Steve Fullmer shows us what is new in the latest release of Microsoft’s Windows 8.1. Windows version 8.1 … Continue Reading