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  • Blog Post: Pass the CIDR, Will You?

    Classless Inter-Domain Routing (e.g. 192.168.1.0/24) replaces dotted-notation netmasks (e.g. 192.168.1.0 with a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0) to do the same thing: what IP addresses are considered on-subnet (and therefore do not need to go through the default gateway) and which ones are not. In fact...
  • Blog Post: Testing Timestamps of Files Across a Slow Network

    I’m not sure if this is because of network lag, or the fact that my lab is on a different AD domain (and different NTP clock) than my local computer.  All I know is: (Get-Item local\path\to\OriginalFile.txt).LastWriteTime –eq (Get-Item remote\path\to\CopyOfFile.txt).LastWriteTime Does not work...
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