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Linux - Awk by example

In this series of articles, I'm going to turn you into a proficient awk coder. I'll admit, awk doesn't have a very pretty or particularly "hip" name, and the GNU version of awk, called gawk, sounds downright weird. Those unfamiliar with the language may hear "awk" and think of a mess of code so backwards and antiquated that it's capable of driving even the most knowledgeable UNIX guru to the brink of insanity (causing him to repeatedly yelp "kill -9!" as he runs for coffee machine).

Linux - Sed by example

Pick an editor

In the UNIX world, we have a lot of options when it comes to editing files. Think of it -- vi, emacs, and jed come to mind, as well as many others. We all have our favorite editor (along with our favorite keybindings) that we have come to know and love. With our trusty editor, we are ready to tackle any number of UNIX-related administration or programming tasks with ease.

Validate PGP Signatures

The files can be signed with PGP to guarantee the integrity.

Resetting Password on Cisco PIX 501

Original information found on cisco.com site http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/products_password_recovery09186a008009478b.shtml
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/products_password_recovery09186a008009478b.shtml#sample First step install a TFTP Server. Solarwinds TFTP it is a good choice.
put the np63.bin file into the tftp root and follow this procedure