Welcome aboard. I also worked at a local ISP for a while. It's a great
way to get grounded in a bunch of technologies very quickly.
On 3/13/07, Douglas Hardison <dhardison(a)grapeape.org> wrote:
> Hello All,
> My name is Douglas Hardison. My friends all call me 'Woody'.
> I have just completed my application to Fedora Amabassadors.
> The nice people in #fedora on FreeNode alerted me to its existence, and
> pointed me to the Ambassador HowTo.
> I am 35 years old ( come this Friday ), and I currently live in Clayton,
> North Carolina. Clayton is a small town just outside Raleigh.
> I am recently transplanted from the city of Wilson, NC; home of the
> 'World's Largest Tobacco Market'.
> I am married and have a seven year old daughter, and an 11 month old
> I currently work support Linux-based network monitoring appliances.
> Before that, I was an admin at a local ISP in Wilson, where I obtained
> most of my Linux knowledge. Everything from email to RADIUS to web
> proxies, etc...
> I have been using Linux for approximately 10 years or so. I did not
> start out with RedHat, but eventually ended up using RedHat 5.0. At that
> time, I found it the most intuitive, *plus* easy to install
> As my wiki page ( http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DouglasHardison
> states, I have played with other distributions, but always return to my
> roots :-)
> I hope to become an active member in the Fedora community, and give back
> a little of what Linux has done for me.
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Ah yes, the ISP was an excellent learning ground. The phrase "trial by
fire" comes to mind.