Starting from scratch, I plan to have 600 users with e-mail, file and print, and Internet services. I will also have 10 servers used as LAN, proxy, and database servers. Two departments will need sufficient bandwidth and access applications from an Oracle server. We are also going to expand to four branch offices located in [...]
Answer Question | July 6, 2011 7:14 PM
Database servers, LAN, Local area networks, Network design, Networking
For example if I am a Wireless Internet Service Provider and I have own IP for my subscribers. If a subscriber connect first using the wireless dongle (Ex. Huawei or ZTE) and my server open the port and connect it using our standard IP address. The subscriber now opens a Tunneling software like Ultrasurf which [...]
Answer Question | August 3, 2011 3:20 PM
IP address, IP address conflicts, IP address management, Wireless Internet Service Providers
We have two 6500(6509) that is the core of our network. The 6500 Supervisors are EOS/EOL and no longer will it be under SmartNet at the end of the year. We have purchased one Nexus 7010 with two Supervisors. I would like to move all the services to the 7010 from the 6500 and have [...]
Answer Question | July 6, 2011 1:32 PM
ASA, Networking, Networking Equipment, Nexus, Routing switches
I have an outside vendor coming in who needs to connect to our network via Cat5 and access the Internet. His IP address scheme is 100% different than ours. What can I do short of changing him to have one of our IP addresses to allow him to get to the Internet? I have full [...]
Answer Question | July 18, 2011 1:17 PM
CAT5, Cisco, IP address, Networking, Windows
How can I setup DFS to replicate to three servers across my WAN? Do the DFS partners need to be part of my domain or just Windows 2003 server or better?
Answer Question | July 6, 2011 6:14 PM
DFS, DFS Replication, WAN, WAN optimization, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 administration
What are the major differences in supporting IPv6 over IPv4? What will we have to do to make our servers/networks compatible?
Answer Question | August 18, 2011 6:06 PM
IP address, IP address management, IPv4, IPv6, networking standards
How can we share calendars without using Exchange? If users have Outlook 2010 can they share calendars over the Internet or local LAN?
Answer Question | March 11, 2012 6:03 PM
Exchange, LAN, LAN Sharing, Outlook 2010, Outlook Calendar Permissions, Outlook Calendars, Outlook Shared Calendar
Ok this is on odd problem i have a set of ip’s that are supplied by our transit provider one is the primary IP address the others are seperate DMZ ip’s. The router i need to basically allow the range though the router. I dont have much experience with Cisco so any help would be [...]
Answer Question | June 30, 2011 2:18 PM
Cisco 2811, Cisco 2811 configuration, Cisco 2811 Integrated Services Router, Cisco Routers
what IOS requirement to configure BGP on cisco 3825 router
Answer Question | December 10, 2011 4:16 AM
BGP, Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Cisco 3825, Cisco router configuration, Cisco Routers
Helping a friend with a call center for an NGO in spare time. There would be 100 workstations & 100 VOIP phones. What switches and routers do I need to put this call centre together and run the phones with power over Ethernet? Any information about CRM/ACD etc would be appreciated. Thank you in advance!
Answer Question | August 16, 2011 9:56 PM
Call Center management, Call Centers, CRM, Routers, Switches, VoIP
Is it possible to scan the entire network for spyware/viruses? We are all running Windows 7 with 2008 AD.
Answer Question | November 2, 2011 7:03 PM
Active Directory, Network Monitor, Network monitoring, Network Scanners, Network scanning, Spyware, Windows 7
Can I use SNMP traps to alert me to computer issues on the network? Like lack of antivirus or a firewall?
Answer Question | June 28, 2011 7:01 PM
Firewalls, Network monitoring, Network Monitoring Tools, SNMP, SNMP monitoring
Is there a way to scan our Windows Server 2008 network for issues and or faults? Will this cause more problems than it solves?
Answer Question | July 19, 2011 6:23 PM
Network monitoring, Windows Network Administration, Windows networking, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
How can I have multiple users access our kernel-based virtual machine at the same time? Can we use some sort of screen sharing to get around the 1 user at a time limit?
Answer Question | October 17, 2011 6:20 PM
Kernels, KVM, Virtual machine manager, Virtual Machine Security, Virtual Machines
I chatted with David Sacks, CEO of Yammer, last week at Enterprise 2.0, and we talked about IT’s changing attitude toward cloud-based offerings such as social networking platforms. I’d love to hear from practicing IT professionals about the impact of these platforms on the network, whether it’s security or storage. Share your opinion or experience, [...]
Answer Question | July 8, 2011 3:28 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, Cloud Computing, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Open IT Forum, Oracle, Platform integration, Platform Solutions, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
This week’s free IT book is Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Security+ Certification Passport: Revised for the new CompTIA Security+ exam (SY0-301). The new edition provides a condensed and concise review of CompTIA’s well-established security credential. For a chance to win this quick review, cram-style test preparation guide that offers 100% coverage of all exam objectives for [...]
Answer Question | September 16, 2011 8:37 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CompTIA, CompTIA Security+, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, Giveaways, IT Books, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
how do i disable the firewall in the ericson w35 router because it blocking some of my programs from working properly . it says my nat port is blocked
Answer Question | June 28, 2011 6:36 AM
Cisco Routers, Cisco switches, Firewalls, NAT, SSH
Right, so i have a couple computers of varying age and model, and want to know if there is a free way to have the newest model computer assign tasks to the older computers, so that the Computer will run faster, and be better able to handle high resources demands.
Answer Question | July 6, 2011 3:48 AM
CPU, CPU Prioritization, Networking, Resource Allocation
I need to setup a VLAN on a Cisco 2950 to communicate between two ip/subnets Main LAN 10.66.x.x/16 Secondary LAN 192.168.0.xxx/24 Need each network be able to talk to the other. I am new to routers and looking for help
Answer Question | October 31, 2011 7:47 PM
IP address, IP Subnetting, VLAN, VLAN Setup
I am trying to setup a server with some game servers like CSS and so on. I’ve got everything up and running but if I connect the server doesnt respond to it. Ports are forwarded also… The only thing which is working is IIS and Remote Desktop. Thanks for upcoming help Greetz MazeXD
Answer Question | June 30, 2011 10:28 AM
CSS, Network, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2