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  • Connecting AS/400 520 with my PC

    Can someone help me how to connect AS/400 520 with my PC. I have client access. I am using crossover cable. Please help me with very easy steps.   MK

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  • Worried someone has access to my pc

    programs running on my pc will sometimes just completely shut down for no reason whatsoever

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  • AS/400 emulator for practice

    Can anybody suggest me a website from where I can get the AS/400 emulator for free. I have taken a vacation from my job and now before I start it would like to practice a bit. I tried to download Mochasoft but its not working on Win7 machine. Appreciate quick response. Thanks in advance

    Vids295 pointsBadges:
  • Why use 256 bit encryption instead of 128 bit?

    Why is that 256 bit encryption has become so popular? Isn't 128 bit security enough for most applications?

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  • how to export calendar outlook 2007 FROM public folder to excel?

    Hi, i found a question similar to mine but doesn't work. I'm working in a company that shares a public calendar, it is on public folder, if I try to export, it export MY calendar, not the company one. the only way found is to send by email, copy the body, past in notepad, import by excel...whoooow,...

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  • How to overcome the target release constraint?

    It is our intention to FTP objects between IBM iSeries v6r1 and IBM iSeries v3r2. But when we create the SAVE FILE in IBM iSeries v6r1, in specifying the target release, We can at most stepdown to v5r3. Does anybody know how to overcome this constraint? We want to stepdown to v3r2. Thanks

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  • Hashing passwords: Is it a good idea?

    Now, I'm not sure if this is the best idea so that's why I'm trying to start this discussion. For hashing passwords, should we use hashed passwords as the salt?$passwd = 'foo'; $salt = hash($passwd); $finalHash = hash($passwd . $salt);The $finalHash is what would be stored in the database. I do...

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  • Start and Stop Hyper-V using .NET application

    Is there a way for a .NET application to create/start/stop Hyper-V virtual machine?I'm looking to create an automated means of starting/stopping virtual machines from a C# application. I know you can do it via P/Invoke but that's not the best option for me. Can anyone help me out here? Thanks!

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  • GUIDs: Are they actually safe?

    I'm studying to become a security expert and I've noticed a ton of websites use GUIDs for password resets, unsubscribe requests, etc. I'm assuming most sites use them because they're easy to use and they're unique. But I'm curious to find out how safe GUIDs actually are. Are they actually intended...

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  • RSS viewer web part issue

    I'm getting following error message: [strong] "ProtocolError occured trying to complete the request. The server returned a status code of : InternalServerError and the status description is : 'Internal Server Error'" [/strong] When I try to use RSS viewer web part with following RSS Feed URL:...

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  • Do any antivirus products use “canary files” to detect rootkits?

    Which antivirus programs use "canary files" with common strings in their filenames to detect:1.) MyRootkit.vir is known to hide files which include the string ".vir" in their filename.2.) Upon installation (or signature update) MyAV puts MyRootkitcanary.vir in C:\Program Files\MyAV\Canary Files\3.)...

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  • Is it possible to block souce IP’s by their presence in a BotNet?

    A friend of mine in the security industry recently told me that many DOS attacks and general "black hat hacking" attacks usually happen over the TOR network. Would it be possible to dynamically block source IP's by their presence in a BotNet?Would this be effective in blocking DDoS attacks? How...

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  • Replace ” with ” in AS/400 string

    Hi i have a string and want to replace all occurance of " with ".Please let me know how can i accomplish this .

    munduuu420 pointsBadges:
  • Middle ground password security policies

    What password policies are the best without going crazy? We want security but changing passwords 2 times a month is too much. What is a healthy middle ground between security and convenience?

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  • Does SSL equal secure email through transit?

    If an email server sends messages via SMTP/SSL and the recipient uses SSL to receive his email, will the message be secure through the entire transit? Des this mean the e-mail will be delivered in plain text between the servers?

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  • Passwords stored in memory: Is it safe?

    I recently realized when you save a password in a variable, it's actually stored as plain text in the memory.I know the OS does a good job by forbidding processes from accessing other allocated memory. But isn't it still bypassable? Is there a safer way to store passwords to make sure processess...

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  • I’m looking for a stronger authentication method for web services

    I deployed a two-factor-authentication solution in order to strength logon to our web applications. The majority of our users who have new tokens are also pop3/imap users (this is from a long time ago). However, I noticed web applications are well protected by 2FA , but mail applications is an easy...

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  • how to keep display the same page of the subfile from where record got deleted in as400?

    Hi, I have a load all subfile which is used to display the records of a file on the screen. I have the previlage to either enter/delete the records on screen, which will be shown on the screen.Now, my SFLSIZE is 16 And SFLPAG is 15. now i have 25 records on display. now i am deleting 20th record,...

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  • Generating strong, unique and memorable passwords

    Can someone help me with good strategies for generating personal passwords that are unique and strong, but easy to remember?

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  • RSS

    Is there a prevailing format for RSS feeds? If I wanted to produce one, should I go with ATOM or RSS 2.0?

    Kknight8520 pointsBadges:

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