Re: Thinking about devoting a serious part of my life to linux...
On Sep 4, 7:30 pm, Ron Johnson <ron.l.john...@cox.net> wrote:
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> On 09/04/07 17:28, icelinux wrote:
> >>> i like the idea of using free software to monitor and protect
> >>> a network, and I hope to make a career out of it...does
> >>> anyone have any tips as to what i should concentrate on?
> > I would suggest a degree in something computer network related
> > and some certifications. If you look through the ads you will
> > find most places of business want credentials, experience, or
> > both. They do NOT want - I read 10 books and taught myself
> > networking.
> Excellent practical point.
> Having a home network will reinforce what you've learned in those
> classes, though.
> - --
> Ron Johnson, Jr.
> Jefferson LA USA
> Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
> Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!
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As far as networking gear goes, I have a couple of old routers to
choose from...I plan to attach one of the routers to the ethernet
cable coming into my room and going from there....wish me luck