I have been tasked with the following this morning. 1 user from an external company needs access to a virtual server to do some SQL work. he is going to be dialing in from somewhere else using PPTP. I was asked to make sure he can only access the virtual server after he creates the [...]
Answer Question | October 31, 2011 8:49 AM
IP address, PPTP, RRAS, Virtual Server, VPN
This week’s free IT book is written by one of IT Knowledge Exchange’s very own members, Mrdenny. Securing SQL Server promises to help you “secure your SQL Server database so the outside world can’t access your internal data.” With Mrdenny’s extended experience in simplifying SQL speak via his blog, SQL Server with Mr. Denny, this [...]
Answer Question | June 24, 2011 7:56 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, Giveaways, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
Sony isn”t the only company getting hit hard by hackers. Sega just joined the bunch, and Lockheed Martin’s breach is still fresh. How does your company set up a strong offense against hacks and breaches? Or, if your company’s security has been compromised in the past, how did you respond and set up a sufficient [...]
Answer Question | June 29, 2011 7:52 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Open IT Forum, Oracle, SAP, Security, Sony, Sony PlayStation Network breach, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
How can I see the device name or IP address of a person who disabled user profile by hitting wrong passwords in OS400 environment?
Answer Question | June 22, 2011 2:34 PM
AS/400, AS/400 user profiles, IP address, OS/400
I’m seeing a lot of outdiscard errors on a port, but bandwidth used is not excessive , speed and duplex are 1000 full. I can’t see what could be causing the problem. There are no other errors on the port to point to cable issue etc – any idea what could be causing it? Port [...]
Answer Question | October 31, 2011 9:31 AM
Cisco, Cisco 3750, Cisco switches
Can I use a Windows server 2008 as a router and a DHCP relay server? If so how?
Answer Question | October 31, 2011 1:54 PM
DHCP, DHCP Relay Agent, DHCP server, Routers, Windows Server 2008
I have a I couple of rackmount servers that have Raid f drives set up and running ESXi 4.1 I am trying not to purchase a NAS as this is a pretty small scale project. Anyone have experience using a software solution to make the DAS drives in the servers look like a NAS that [...]
Answer Question | June 15, 2011 9:45 PM
Cisco switches, DAS, ESXi, NAS, RAID, Virtual NAS appliance
Can we ban an IP address from connecting to our network by adding it to a block list in Windows Firewalls? Can that propagate to all systems?
Answer Question | October 31, 2011 8:10 PM
Firewalls, IP address, IP blocking, Network security, Windows firewall
Is it possible to block Google Talk chat and not block other chat applications from the network using a Sonicwall firewall?
Answer Question | October 31, 2011 7:52 PM
Firewalls, Google Talk, Network Policies, Network security, SonicWALL
Hi, please help me, i changed my Dilink wireless router & ADSL modem. I bought a new modem intergrated with wireless router. My all nertwork pc hug when i send a a document to a printer takes very long to open a printer dialog box.(abt 10mnts)Kindly if you can advise me what can do! i [...]
Answer Question | June 19, 2011 5:56 AM
ADSL Modem, ADSL modems, Wireless routers
Can backup a server over the internet via IP using CA Arcserve backup 12? How do I add it? I can only get to internal clients.
Answer Question | June 14, 2011 7:49 PM
ArcServe 12, ARCserve Backup 12, Backup, CA ARCServe, Data backup, IP address
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Answer Question | March 7, 2012 7:36 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, IT Blogs, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Open IT Forum, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, twitter, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
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Answer Question | June 21, 2011 5:55 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exadata Database Machine, Exchange, IT Books, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
We need to set up a proxy server to monitor employees. How can we do this using Windows Server 2008? What options will we have to block, warn and monitor Internet traffic?
Answer Question | June 15, 2011 4:01 PM
Network Monitor, Network Monitoring Tools, Proxy Server Configuration, Proxy servers, Windows Server 2008
Using Mcaffe’s EPO server can I schedule a scan on all network clients at a specific date and time? How do I set this up? How can I modify the time the clients download their updates?
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 3:59 PM
EPO server, McAfee, Network hardware, Network Scanners, Network Server
How can we prioritize audio and video traffic over our network? We want to use video phones without a lag on a Windows network. What hardware software will we need to look into/buy?
Answer Question | October 24, 2011 3:22 PM
Network traffic, Network traffic management, Windows Network Administration, Windows networking
Does management software exist for HP 4000M switches? What can be controlled or viewed through it? Where can I find it?
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 2:43 PM
HP Software, HP Switch, HP switches, Management software, Switches
We are adding 10 new mac’s to our PC network we are adding a gigabit module to our 4000m switch. What else should we do to prevent issues with the pc/mac integration?
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 2:26 PM
Gigabit ethernet switches, Mac interoperability, Network design, Network hardware, Switches
I am trying to create a network for my small business (20 employees) and I don’t know whether I should use a wired or wireless network. If I go with wired, how would I go about setting it up? What equipment would I need? If I went wireless, how would I set it up? What [...]
Answer Question | October 24, 2011 6:26 PM
Network Configuration, Network design, Network hardware, Wireless Network
How can we create an MMCconsole on Windows Server 2003 to display Active Directory, DNS and DHCP in the same console window which we can distribute to the it group?
Answer Question | June 9, 2011 7:07 PM
Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, MMC, Windows Server 2003