Update on the MCSE Upgrade

I was complaining (more or less) several weeks ago about the amount of work it was going to take to upgrade my MCSE to the latest version. The good news is I went and did the Windows end of things and now I’m apparently an “MCITP: Enterprise Administrator”. Now compared to MCSE, no HR person is going to know what that means. Most folks are trained to look for MCSE and it’s going to be a long time before that mentality is changed I suspect. Personally if someone asks me if I have an MCSE or if I’m certified on … Continue reading Update on the MCSE Upgrade

Upgrading my MCSE

So I have an MCSE: Messaging 2003. Took something like 7 or 8 tests to get that way back when and it’s still good. Being the good consultant that I am I decided I’d figure out what I need to do to get whatever the new equivelants are on Windows 2008 and Exchange 2007: The new Windows 2008 exam seems to be an “MCITP: Enterprise Administrator”: Windows 2003 MCSE upgrade Test Windows Vista Test Windows 2008 Enterprise Administrator Test OK so, three tests total for an upgrade. That’s a lot of test questions, but, seeing as my transcript says I took … Continue reading Upgrading my MCSE

Enabling the Telnet Client on Windows Vista

I finally am running Vista on my main laptop which I use whenever I’m on the road. One thing I almost immediately noticed is that if I open a a command prompt and try to use telnet, I get informed that ‘telnet’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. This has been annoying me to no end for a couple of weeks now – telnet is one of the first tools I use to troubleshoot a problem … telnet server port to see if it’s even listening and I can connect. I figured … Continue reading Enabling the Telnet Client on Windows Vista