• VMware Server on Linux – COM / Serial Port Issues

    We recently received the following question through the www.SearchServerVirtualization.com "Contact Us" Email address: I am running VMware on a linux machine. I cannot communicate through serial port COM1 when working in VMware. It says " Unable to connect to port COM1". Is there any specific...

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  • Cisco PIX emulator for VMWare?

    Is there any Cisco PIX emulator to work under VMWare? I'd like to build a virtual network identical to the real one, so I could always test in the virtual environment before applying any change to the real one.

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  • ESX 3.5 Networking on IBM BladeCenter E

    I'm looking for suggestions on the best way to configure failover networking using 4 Cisco IGESM switches in the 4 bays. Currently, I have all 4 ports on each switch configured for GEC, but if a switch fails, there is no failover to one of the other switches. Switch1 is for Service Console, Switch2...

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  • Tips for Troubleshooting a VPN

    I run a small Windows 2003 network with Active Directory. For remote access, I use an Astaro firewall/VPN that authenticates to my domain controller using Microsoft IAS. Users access it through Remote Desktop COnnection. The VPN connection seems to be working. However, strange problems sometimes...

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  • Recommendation for handling wall phone plates in UTP cable installations

    In order to prevent a potential ground loop effect on F/UTP cable installations I usually avoid letting the metal shell of a shielded connector touch a metallic plate. What does Siemens AG recommend for wall phone plate installations when deploying an F/UTP cabled installation?

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  • error in connection between oracle8i&developer2000

    I'm installing Oracle8i on Windows 2000 professional on NTFS partition and on the same machine I'm installing Developer 2000 or form6 in a different partition. When I try to connect Developer to Oracle, I get the error "TNS could not resolve." Please provide a solution. Can I use Oracle8i...

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  • Trouble shooting of WAN/LAN circuits

    I am working on a WAN/LAN circuit that includes core router, core switch, distribution switches, VLAN and access switches and hosts. What are the steps or commands I have to use to shut down or unshut a port on the access switch after telneting and accessing the core router or switch?

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  • VPN setup

    i have a planet vpn router/firewall already configured to allow pptp protocol on port 1723, no polocies-pass thru mode. on my windows server 2003(small business pack) i have enabled two ports for pptp on routing and remote configurations. and also a mobile account for my remote user. vpn from...

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  • Who is responsible for the Firewall

    Our information Security department is different from the network group. Currently, we have Check Point firewalls running on Nokia boxes (IPSO image). The Network group handles the installation, upgrade, routing and IP address specification etc on the firewalls, while Information Security writes...

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  • Cisco PIX VPN config

    Hi, I'm trying to configure a Cisco PIX 501 firewall to accept inbound VPN client connections and route secured traffic to a subnet behind this PIX. I've managed to configure the PIX to accept the VPN client connections, but I can't get the traffic to route correctly to the subnet that is behind...

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  • router behind a router

    I have a SOHO that I am trying to configure in an extended star, with a WRT54G at one end, and a WRG614 as the gateway/first router. I have configured the 614 to have the address 192.168.1.254 and left the 54G at 192.128.1.1. I set the 54G into Router mode and tried to make a static path to the...

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  • Wireless cloud without an Ethernet backbone required

    I?m trying to connect the registration terminals used outside various halls at any given exhibition centre to a completely independent network that my company will set up at whatever site we attend. Most of our work is in the Middle East, so taking the Dubai World Trade Centre as a prime example,...

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  • Looking for clarification on new IP layout

    I currently have a 192.168.1.0/24 network. I have one cisco router with many cisco switches that allow everyone to have a DHCP ip of 192.168.1.X. I will soon have more people then the /24 will handle, so I would like to switch to: 172.16.30.0 subnet 255.255.254.0 mask 172.16.31.255 broadcast That...

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  • Intrussion detection

    Does any one know of any goof Intrussion detection system boxes which are not crazy expensive and support up to 1GB lines.

    Dimchik0 pointsBadges:
  • Firewall rules

    Good Day! Currently, this is a simple LAN network with firewall diagram in my company. Please kindly refer to http://hgym.photosite.com/firewall/LANfirewall.html for the mentioned diagram. I wish to set an IP on the network interface of the FTP/Web/Mail Server. Any suggestion? Meanwhile, I would...

    Hunkgym5 pointsBadges:
  • Wireless bridge

    My office runs a normal LAN. The company has recently purchased the building next door, and we want to extend the LAN into this building using a wireless link. To achieve this, we have purchased 2 Netgear WPN802 wireless access points. The Netgear website has a step by step guide to configuring the...

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  • Server 2003 network – 2 NICS

    I have a server 2003 with 2 nics internal 192.168.10.1 255.255.255.0 no gateway 192.168.10.5 DNS external 10.1.10.5 255.255.255.0 10.1.10.1 gateway 68.87.76.178 dns Internal nic handles the DHCP 192.168.10.150-190 it has the scope options with the gateway 10.1.10.1 that is the comcast modem. and...

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  • TCP Retransmissions b/c of Checksum Incorrect

    We have a problem where some users will complain of slow application response time (on the LAN) from our ERP server, but others will be fine. After many hours of troublshooting I've discovered the following: - Packet Sniff's of affected users shows TCP Retransmissions because the Checksum is...

    Tbitner510 pointsBadges:
  • Dell laptop NIC problems

    Hi, One of my colleagues has a Dell Latitude D510 running Windows XP. When connected to our LAN, the laptop is unable to obtain an IP address. When I view the network card in Device Manager, it appears to be installed and working correctly. The NIC is a Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller. I...

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  • Laptop cannot detect home WLAN server

    I have two T42 laptops which connect to a Siemens Gigaset Wlan server. One has been used by my son at boarding school and the settings have probably been changed. It now does not see the home Wlan server any more, even so it still sees weaker servers in surrounding houses. The second T42 sees and...

    Wlannovice15 pointsBadges:

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