IT Networking Mentor wanted?
I am looking to get back into IT to help me with my current job. Is there someone out there I can get with on the weekends to get back up to speed on such things as : Cisco firewall solutions, WAN/LAN connectivity solutions,VPN (IPSec, SSLVPN, OpenVPN, MPLS, T1, Fractional T1, Frame relay, Point-to-Point, etc., via Cisco, 3Com, Nortel, Hewlett Packard, monitoring and packet logging via Cisco MARS, Unix Syslog, ITIL model, Data Center engineering, project management responsibilities, ticket logging via HP Openview/Radix/Remedy/ARS ticketing systems, L3/L4 support, administration of IP Address space, DHCP administration and DNS hostmastering for managed domains, allocation of Net15/16 & RFC1918 address space and NTP (Network Time Protocol) server management. Also looking to brush up on the following pieces of equipment: Cisco Switches (6500, 5000, 3500, 2900). · Nortel Networks Switches (325, 400, 1400, 1600, 3500, 5000, 8000) · Hewlett-Packard Switches (ProCurve 2500, 2600, 4100, 5400, etc…) · Cisco Pix (535, 525, 520, 515, 506, 501), Cisco ASA5000 Series, FWSM, VPN Concentrator 3000 series, Cisco IOS Firewall feature set (IOS 12.X). · Cisco IDS/IPS (4210, 4215, 4220, 4230, 4235, 4240, 4250, 4255, 4260, 4270), IDS/IPS Modules · Checkpoint Firewalls (FW-1, VPN-1, UTM-1, Power-1, R55, R60, R65, R70.x) · Juniper CLI, Juinper OS, JNCIA, JNCIS · IBM/ISS IDS & IPS Appliances (M10, M30, M50, G-Series) · OC-12, OC-3, DS3, T-1, and ISDN PRI’s and BRI’s, Ethernet (Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet) FDDI, Token Ring. · Routing Protocol (BGP4, OSPF, EIGRP, IGRP, RIP, IS-IS), Routed Protocol (TCP/IP, IPX/SPX). · Implementation traffic filters using Standard and Extended access-lists, Distribute-Lists, and Route Maps. · Punch Blocks, Tone Tracers, Modems, CSU/DSU’s, Professional Modular Plug Crimper. · Unix/HPUX/Linux, Win 95/98, Win-NT 4.0, Win 2000 Prof., Win 2000 Server, Win 2003 Server, Win Vista, MS Office, Lotus Notes I am in the Secaucus New Jersey area and would love to find a local mentor for help. Does any such person exist?
Asked By: nal2us2 - 8/16/2011
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If you dont mind doing online "coursework", you dont need a person to do it. Check out any of these places and see what they have that you are looking for http://www.marcandangel.com/2010/11/15/12-dozen-places-to-self-educate-yourself-online/
Answered By: agravanea - 8/16/2011
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My suggestion right off the bat would be to focus rather than using a shotgun approach like this. That`s quite a laundry list of buzz words, vendors and technologies. You say it`s to help you with your job, so prioritize things that are most relevant to your job... More
Answered By: Quadratic - 8/16/2011
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