Welcome to the Flackbox blog, where our aim is to help you build your cloud and data center career. If you’re looking to widen your knowledge across compute, networking and storage technologies then you’ve come to the right place. We regularly upload training video tutorials featuring vendors such as NetApp, Cisco and VMware.

NetApp SnapVault Tutorial

Posted on July 20, 2017 By

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We cover NetApp SnapVault in this NetApp training video tutorial.     NetApp SnapVault   NetApp SnapVault is Data ONTAP’s long term disk-to-disk backup solution. You can also use it to offload tape backups from remote systems to a centralised cluster. It has the same functionali...

NetApp SAN Implementation Tutorial

Posted on July 13, 2017 By

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We cover NetApp SAN implementation on clustered ONTAP in this NetApp training video tutorial.     NetApp SAN Implementation – LUNs   Let’s start with some terminology. For SAN protocols, the storage system is referred to as the target and the client is known as the initiator....

DNS Domain Name System Simplified – Tutorial

Posted on July 6, 2017 By

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn about DNS, the Domain Name System.   Want to practice DNS on your own Cisco CCNA Lab? Download my free ‘Cisco CCNA Lab Options’ course   DNS The Domain Name System   When two hosts communicate, the sender needs to form the packet. The p...

NetApp RBAC Role Based Access Control Tutorial

Posted on June 29, 2017 By

NetApp RBAC Role Based Access Control
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I cover Role Based Access Control (RBAC) in this NetApp training video tutorial.     NetApp RBAC Role Based Access Control    Data ONTAP supports Role Based Access Control where different administrators have different levels of access to the system. The setup is similar with how it...

Free Course – Cisco CCNA Lab Options

Posted on June 22, 2017 By

Free Cisco CCNA Course - Lab Options
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Complete free course on how to build a home lab for Cisco CCNA study. Everything you need to know about the various physical lab, virtual lab and software simulator options. Click here to enroll and get started   The Cisco Certified Network Associate certification is THE best qualification you ...

NetApp Simulator 9 Free eBook – Build a Free NetApp ONTAP 9 Lab!

Posted on June 15, 2017 By

NetApp Simulator 9 Free eBook – Build a Free NetApp ONTAP 9 Lab!

Download your NetApp simulator complete lab build guide here. Updated in June 2017 for NetApp simulator 9.1 and latest host software and VyOS router versions. I’ve produced a ‘How to Build a NetApp ONTAP Lab… For Free’ eBook which I’d love to share with you. In it I provide complete step...