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Server monitoring for web applications

My job is to manage and troubleshoot firewall problems. The monitoring part is done by another group of team. In short, one team will monitor the firewall for problems using the monitored security systems or system monitoring utilities. They will be the first point of contact for the customers if they have a problem with the firewall and the team will check and verify the status. If they can’t resolve it, they will escalate the ticket to me to troubleshooting and resolve the problem. System monitoring service is a must for corporations running with a lot of servers, web servers and other network devices since everything is important for the customers. Systems management will play the most important role in getting everything in order.

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DWG file extension

Have you ever heard of DWG file extension? I don’t think so. First for all, rest assured, it’s not a virus or trojan type file extension. File Extension DWG or also knows as AutoCAD Drawaing Database is file extension type used by AutoCAD. AutoCAD is a computer aided design software mainly used for designing and drafting 2D and 3D objects developed by Autodesk Inc.

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AutoCAD software usually used by architects and engineering students for developing and designing models on automobiles, engines, buildings and others. Before AutoCAD uses File Extension DWG, it uses DXF file extension or also known as Drawing Exchange Format for saving files. Now DXF file extension is obsolete since it can only support ASCII and binary rendition. DWG file format is licensed by Autodesk and they release read/write applications to non competitors to open the files.

If you need to open File Extension DWG, there’s an application that is called XnView that can be used to open DWG file type. It’s mainly used for opening graphic file types but can also be used to open DWG files. Although DWG files is not really popular file types on the internet, but for engineering and architects students or professionals, this is a famous file type in their every day’s life.

Getting your own Cisco devices

I’m a Cisco Certified Network Professional or CCNP in short. Many people doesn’t know what CCNP is unless they’re in networking stuff too. Although I’m a CCNP holder, currently I’m managing Checkpoint firewalls for my company and for that, I have to take Checkpoint Certified Security Advisor or CCSA and I’m looking to further my certification in Checkpoint by taking Checkpoint Certified Security Expert or CCSE sometime this year, hopefully. At the mean time, my CCNP certification will expire in this coming November so I have to resit for an exam for that too. That’s too much too handle I guess.

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When you’re switching from a router/switch guy to a firewall guy, there’s a lot of things changing in your life. Before this, I learned a lot about routes, ip addressing, Cisco router and switch commands, but now I’m more exposed to Checkpoint System commands, Unix and Nokia devices commands and other security stuff. When you’re too attached with something like me at the moment, you will tend to forget what you have learned in the past. This is what happened to me. I need to get my knowledge in Cisco Systems polished again before I sit for the recertification exam.

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Creating logo online for free

A nicely designed logo and a professional look of a business card is a must for any business owner or company. This is sometimes a headache for people who are trying to keep it simple but smart at the same time. Most of the time, they don’t have the money to hire a professional logo creator to make a Logo Design for them. Not to worry, I’m going to show you how to create a free, professional logo and painless way to do it online. Here’s the result of my 3 minute of work with the crappy internet connection.

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I don’t know about your taste, but I’m very satisfied with my work there. :grin:

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