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Providing web-based training using VNC or other tools

I am attempting to implement the capability to provide real-time web-conference style training to a group of 10-15 students located on another continent. We're in Canada, they're in Australia. Here ...
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IT training for 20 delegates - Windows server 2008

I am looking at training 15 - 20 individuals on Windows server 2008. The training will require each individual to perform certain tasks within their own instance of windows server 2008, such as ...
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Microsoft certification resources

I just found out that my WinXP certification won't work this year to fulfill the MS Partner Program requirement. So it's time to upgrade to something more current. I was thinking of going with the ...
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Training High School Students on Security - What harmless “viruses” can I install that they can find?

I'm training some high school students interested in OS security (specifically, Windows Server 2003/2008), and though I've gone over a lot of the "in-theory" stuff, some hands on would be great. ...
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Avoiding viruses 101

I'm looking to send out an email to my users to give them advice on avoiding getting viruses and phishing emails. I've found http://www.sonicwall.com/furl/phishing/ which is a bit dated and is ...
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ytalk - how to make it display in columns instead of rows?

I use ytalk on one of my servers for training purposes (only local users can connect) - so that a shared shell sessions can be opened (a la screen -x) and comments can be added while a session is ...
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Exchange 2010 cross training - Common / Important tasks for deputy admins

I have just finished an upgrade from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010. My final step is to cross-train those on my team who would be responsible for Exchange when I am absent. What are some (5 to 10 ...
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RHEL Based Training for Power Users?

I have a group of "application administrators" who manage a fairly large student information system. The group as it stands has daily interaction with a UNIX prompt (mainly AIX, but some Linux and ...
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What is a “good” desktop sharing software for doing training? Also, what else can it be used for?

WOW: Just used the software, it's exciting to think of all the possible uses... Which got me thinking, what is software like this good for? For example: Presentations, training, tech support, ...
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Unix/Linux/MacOSX online training

I am a web dev seeking deep knowledge of the Unix-style command line. Please if anyone has a recommendation on any high quality courses avail. over the web respond to this thread.
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What sort of training is required to become a SQL Server DBA?

not sure if this question rely belongs here but what sort of training would someone need to become a SQL Server DBA? Going for a job as a junior DBA which includes training so just wondering what that ...
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How to handle knowledge handover effectively?

Let's say a large enterprise opens a new office in (insert random location here) and want the new colleagues up to speed as fast as possible. Let's also say this enterprise is a very typical one with ...
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recommendation on good LDAP training, preferably with concentrating on OpenLDAP [closed]

I need to bring in someone to train my team with the usage of LDAP. Any objective recommendations on a company/freelance that gives such a service? in the USA/dc
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Modern security awareness campaigns

I'm looking for different ways to do security awareness for 'normal' users. As they usually have not much attention span and not a single bit of interest on the subject, they usual formal means of ...
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linux mentor or hands on real world training

Are there any linux mentors that provide training to people who want to learn the ins/outs of sys admin work? Looking for something like an apprenticeship type deal. Are local user groups of any ...
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What knowledge should Oracle DBAs and sysadmins share?

http://serverfault.com/questions/20248/what-would-make-working-with-dbas-easier already touched on the question of interaction between DBAs and sysadmins. The answers focused on personal interaction ...
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Additional training for a Mac sysadmin

My coworkers and I were recently told by our manager to submit proposals for training this year for consideration. I've heard it said before "training is available if something worthwhile can be ...
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Where could I find some network architecture courses or good books?

The best source that I found is not really a course, is most like a blog with short stories about succed cases of architecture strategies in highscalability.com My concern is if is there any good ...
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Linux security training?

Can anybody please advise me of a training company/firm in London that offers good and recognised training in Linux security? I am interested particularly in Redhat Enterprise. Thanks, Mark
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CCNA Bootcamp with Skyline Advanced Technology Services

Have any of you taken a course with Skyline Advanced Technology Services? Even better, their CCNA v2 course? If so, recommend them, or tell me your horror stories :) (I know, this looks kind of ...
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How do you justify a tech conference as part of training?

I was able to go to LISA in 07 and I finally get to go again this year, but only for the first two days and only for training. Some of the people I met at LISA actually had in their contracts that ...
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Top 10 Topics and Training Order for Overall Network Knowledge

I'm structuring a series of training sessions designed to eliminate overall knowledge gaps in network troubleshooting and administration. Of the following topics, in what order would you cover them ...
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Screen Recording

Our IT department is sometimes tasked with training users in using certain software. Is there a good and inexpensive (Free??) utility for recording Windows screens to do training videos for users? ...
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Which websites should a system administrator read? [closed]

I try to religiously follow planet sysadmin as well as IBM developerworks. Which ones do you read and advise to other system administrators?
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What is your optimal configuration for a conference room/training room?

We are looking at enhancing our conference/training room. We currently use a set of 10 laptops that are set up when training is in session. A portable projector is brought in and connected to a ...