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Beginning early 2021, I started to dive more into Palo Alto Networks firewalls. This led me to start looking into their Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator, or PCNSA. Join me as I learn the features of the Palo Alto Networks firewalls.

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Even after passing the Cisco DevNet Associate exam, I continue to learn how to create a Python script which interfaces with the Meraki API to create a desired output. In this video, I'm tackling a specific objective of the DevNet Associate exam: Listing network devices from Meraki using the API.

If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

— Stephen Covey

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Playing with technology. Borrowing moments in a photograph.

I focus on Wi-Fi. Designing, configuring and testing connectivity for enterprise companies. When I’m not doing Wi-Fi I’m traveling, eating, and wandering.

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Cisco Live Photos

During Cisco Live 2019 I decided to bring my camera and document some of the action of a 28,000+ person conference. Photography has long been a passion of mine. My goal was to capture people’s interaction with each other, the lighting of the keynotes, have images for future blog posts, and to share what my […]

Firewall Management Interfaces – PCNSA

I just finished up the PCNSA Study Guide and now I’m going back to review and lab as much as possible. Gaining access to a Palo Alto Networks firewall is an obvious task in order to manage the firewall. There are different ways to manage the firewall and I’ll review some of them below. Management […]

Cisco 9800 WLC – AP Sniffer Mode

There are a few times when converting a Cisco AP to sniffer mode helps with remote investigation of a wireless issue. In this blog post I’ll go over setting an AP into Sniffer mode from the Cisco 9800-CL. In my lab, I’d like to convert a Cisco C9115, Wi-Fi 6 access point, from Local mode […]

Python Day 3: List Methods

The previous day went over the basics of the Python List. On this day I go a little further into List Methods. List Methods allow you to work with the items within a List. With methods such as removing and sorting. Useful methods when working with a list at any capacity.  Removing Values There’s going […]

6 Years Podcasting

When I took audio and visual in high school, I never knew I’d be using what I’ve learned to create a podcast. On August 2015, I decided to get out of my comfort zone and start my own podcast – Clear to Send. It was my way to learn about enterprise Wi-Fi while educating others.  […]