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Fine-Grained Password Policies

Fine-Grained Password Policies

June 10, 2019 in Corporate IT Training, Microsoft / by Janet Nichols

How to Configure Fine-Grained Password Policies in PowerShell

 

About a year ago, I held a seminar about Fine-Grained password policies. Several of my students asked me to document the important points in a blog. But they added a twist to the request. Instead of using GUI tools, they suggested it would be more helpful if I documented all of the steps in PowerShell. Never one to say no, I agreed. So to those students, this blog is for you!

First, a little background about Fine-Grained password policies.

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Featured Developer Student for June 2019

Featured Developer Student for June 2019

June 7, 2019 in Featured Students / by Dayna Schroeder

Nathan Weeks

BIO

My name is Nathaniel Broadway, and I was born and raised in the Lawrence, KS area. I graduated from Eudora High School in 2015. I then went to KU for a year pursuing a Master’s program for biochemical engineering. I left KU in 2017 to care for my family by working at General Dynamics as a Help Desk Representative concerning Medicare and MyMedicare.com. I am currently an expecting father and pursuing training in Full Stack Web Development at Centriq.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Certification Path

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Certification Path

June 6, 2019 in Red Hat/Open Source, Centriq News / by Alison Chludzinski

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) Certification Path – Centriq Training

 

Are you ready for the new Red Hat? The Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system has gone under a facelift, creating a total platform change for the first time in almost 5 years. These system changes bring new learning paths for users, upgrading all certifications to follow the path to RHEL 8 to eventually achieve the status of Red Hat Certified Engineer and Certified Specialist.

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Five Tips for Effective Delegation

Five Tips for Effective Delegation

June 5, 2019 in ProDev / by Craig Gerdes

It is in our human nature to want to succeed and learn more skills, especially in the workplace. So why not empower our employees to do the same? By exercising effective delegation, your team can learn and fine-tune their skills, along with feeling valued and have more confidence to complete their job. Not only does your team benefit, but you will have more time to focus on other big-picture tasks. By following our tips, you can develop a well-rounded team that will help boost productivity and morale in the workplace.

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From Average Joe to IT Pro

From Average Joe to IT Pro

May 24, 2019 in IT Career Program / by Hannah Gerstner

Hey! I’m Joe. I’m a graduate of Centriq’s Systems & Security Administration program.

Before I went through Centriq’s program, I was a struggling college student with no clear vision or goal for my career. I remember feeling lost, disconnected and confused. I was a rockstar in my technology classes, but I didn’t do well in other unrelated courses. I heard about Centriq’s 4-month IT Career Program on the radio and quickly set a time to meet with Russ.  I remember feeling so good about how sincere and real the staff was. That feeling was so refreshing after years of “just being a student who paid tuition,” (which is how I felt as a college student).

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Featured STL Networking Student for May 2019

Featured STL Networking Student for May 2019

May 17, 2019 in Featured Students / by Christina Parker

Ryan Ortbals

Bio

I attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where I received my Bachelor’s in General Studies.  After college I got a job working at Civil Design, Inc., a small civil engineering firm in St. Louis, where I worked for thirteen plus years as a Water Resource Tech and Land Surveyor. I worked a lot of rewarding projects during my time as a Land Surveyor. Some as small as locating property corners for a single home to as big as total bridge replacement over the Mississippi.  My most memorable experience I had as a surveyor was finding a property corner stone set in 1865.

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Understanding Amazon Web Services Role-Based Certs and Learning Paths

Understanding Amazon Web Services Role-Based Certs and Learning Paths

May 15, 2019 in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Corporate IT Training / by Hannah Gerstner

Cloud computing is a key component in the Digital Transformation, and companies are working tirelessly to move their business to the Cloud. In response, Amazon Web Services (AWS) updated their instructor-led training courses for both business and technical users. Now, Amazon offers “learning paths” to help build a user’s cloud-computing skills and to accelerate their transition to the Cloud.

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Featured Networking Student for May 2019

Featured Networking Student for May 2019

May 10, 2019 in Featured Students / by Dayna Schroeder

Aaron Dawson


Bio

After graduating high school, I went to Missouri State University with the intent of majoring in IT but somehow ended up on the pre-medicine track. When I could no longer afford that, I worked in retail, customer service and warehouses. Unchallenged and unpassionate, I decided to re-spark old interests and found my purpose in IT. That’s what led me to Centriq. Now I’m having the time of my life and couldn’t be happier!

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Featured Developer Student for May 2019

Featured Developer Student for May 2019

May 3, 2019 in Featured Students / by Dayna Schroeder

JERRY CROW

BIO

My name is Jerry Crow.  As a kid, I always loved building things with Legos.  I was able to take that love and passion and transfer it into computers.  I remember my first programming course and the feeling of being so lost.  I got a “C” in the class, but I was hooked. The teacher was shocked to see me back for the next course, but I was determined and got an “A.” I graduated from Missouri State University with a degree in Computer Information Systems.  I have been working in IT for 22 years.  I spent most of those years building Windows-based programs in Visual Basic.  The last seven of those years, I primarily used Java to build client specific projects and a reporting environment to interface with company products.  The company was purchased by another firm, and I received the opportunity to train at Centriq.

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Featured STL Developer Student for April 2019

Featured STL Developer Student for April 2019

April 19, 2019 in Featured Students / by Christina Parker

ASHLEY DEPUNG

 

Bio

I’ve spent most of my professional life in the retail industry before finding a comfortable job as an Admin Assistant. While in that position my passion for technology came into full view. In both my personal and professional life people were coming to me for help with different technology problems, I enjoyed solving and learning from each one. It wasn’t easy but I knew I needed to follow this passion. So I decided to go all in. I found Centriq, quit my comfortable job, and fully immersed myself into the program. It feels a lot like free falling, but I soak up every bit of information I can along the way.

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