- Paperback: 96 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1.0 edition (February 11, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1494295504
- ISBN-13: 978-1494295509
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.2 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 468 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,654 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This book is essentially a decade's worth of notes from an experienced network security engineer or pen tester. It looks like someone published an evernote notebook. Formatting is inconsistent and at times confusing. There is a fair amount of duplication. Placeholders are inconsistent. There is no descriptive text or explanatory notes. It is a list of commands, and nothing more.
If you are an experienced command line user, it is pretty awesome.
That said, with around 2000 commands in the book, there in exactly one page of index. It is impossible to find anything. If it is windows, that's great, narrows things down to about 30 pages that you have to flip through to find what you want. Even though I often know exactly what I am looking for, I still end up flipping through nearly every page in the book to find it. That is frustrating.
It's true that everything here can be found elsewhere online, but that's a lot like saying that a thesaurus is just a list of words that you can find online. The proper formatting of actually useful DOS net commands, for instance, is a great example of why the book is more useful than a Google search.
I'd say this is pretty much a must-own book for anyone that has to work with computers. If you are in charge of security or testing, even better. I wish it was better indexed, but can't have everything. Certainly worth the money.
The one big gripe I have with it is the print. It's hard enough to read in full daylight, let alone sitting in a dimly lit room with nothing but the glow of your LED monitor for light.