How can we connect to a remote laptop running Vista Pro in the field to run an AV scan and a Malwarebytes scan? Can we initiate this over the net without any preinstalled software?
Answer Question | September 27, 2010 4:14 PM
Antivirus software, Malware detection, Remote access, Security in 2010, Vista, Windows, Windows Vista
What is the proper way to connect two HP 4000M pro curve switches together? Is there a specific uplink port? Can we connect the switch to the other using two ports for redundancy? (We tried this and it takes the network down!)
Answer Question | September 24, 2010 3:41 PM
HP 4000, HP ProCurve, HP switches, Port redirection, ProCurve Switch 4000, Redundancy, Windows
We want to run gigabit Ethernet. Should we use cat5e or cat6? What is the difference between the two? Should we pick one over the other?
Answer Question | September 28, 2010 3:39 PM
CAT5, CAT6, Ethernet, ethernet cable, Ethernet connection, Windows
How can I asses how long my Ethernet runs are to the jacks at a users desk? Is there a software or hardware tool we can use to figure this out?
Answer Question | September 24, 2010 3:38 PM
Ethernet, ethernet cable, Ethernet connection, Ethernet Tester, Windows
We have a website running on IIS on a Windows 2003 web server. The site currently only works if you type in www.websitename.com how can we also make websitename.com direct to the website? Our DNS is hosted by our ISP but we have a control panel to make changes.
Answer Question | September 27, 2010 8:32 PM
DNS, IIS, Web servers, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Web Server 2003
Windows Firewall cannot run because another program or service is running that might use the network address translation component (Ipnat.sys).
Answer Question | September 22, 2010 9:54 AM
Firewall management, Firewalls, Network Address Translation, Windows, Windows firewall, Windows Server 2003
Can I search through all users on my networks pst files for a specific contact? We are not using exchange and have a stand alone mail server that allows for pop3 and imap. How can I search pst files remotely when I have domain admin access?
Answer Question | November 23, 2010 8:05 PM
Domain Administration, IMAP, Mail servers, Network access, POP3, PST folders, Remote access
what is the proper method of setting up a second AD server for backup and load balancing? What needs to be setup and what is the proper procedure?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:11 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, AD, Backup Server, Load balancing, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
How can I test my DNS server to make sure it is operating properly on a Windows 2008 R2 server? Can I run a stress or load test from there as well? If not how can I do that?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:10 PM
DNS, DNS server, LOAD, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
We have two 10 MBit internet connections. They are both Ethernet handoffs and enter two different sonicwall firewalls. Is there a way to bridge or bond these two separate lines? They are from two separate carriers and have separate IP ranges.
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:36 PM
Bridging, Ethernet, Ethernet connection, Firewalls, IP range, SonicWALL
How can we script IP addresses to change depending on location? If a user connects to a specific wireless network set the IP address but if it the ssid is not recognized it leaves dhcp on. Can this be done on a Windows 7 computer?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 3:19 PM
DHCP, IP address, Networking, Scripting, SSID, Windows, Windows 7, Wireless
Lost all access to my mail from outside the network. What could be wrong
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 12:16 PM
Cisco Firewall, Dell servers, Exchange email servers, Exchange Server, Firewalls, Remote access, Remote email access
Is there a free way to update my outdated drivers? comp:Lenovo system:windows xp
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 7:15 AM
Drivers, lenovo, Lenovo terminal, Software Update Services (SUS), Windows XP
My neatgear router says “Connected to wireless network” On my desktop, but, It won’t let me get on google chrome. It just says “Webpage not available” and I can’t install the drivers because, when I try to it says “Network adapter not connected please connect.” Something like that. Anyone know how to fix this?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 11:18 PM
Netgear, Netgear router, Wireless Internet, Wireless router interference, Wireless routers
I’m talking to my current ISP about IPv6 migration, and I’d like to know whether service providers typically charge you to run dual-stack or not. Should I expect Internet service providers to charge extra for any other IPv6 migration costs?
Answer Question | February 17, 2011 9:51 PM
Internet service providers, IPv6, ISP, ISPs, Migration, service provider, service provider issues, Service providers, WAN
I’m looking to migrate my IPv4-based network to IPv6. But I keep hearing that IP addresses work their way into parts of a network infrastructure that we don’t normally think of. So before I do a trial-and-error approach to testing the IPv6 network, what are there common places IP addresses hide so that I can have [...]
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 9:36 PM
IP Addresses, IPV4 address exhaustion, IPv6, Migration, WAN
Hi, My company has public-facing IP addresses, so with the pending IPv4 address exhaustion, I know an IPv6 migration is inevitable. If my goal is to migrate all of the wide area network’s IPv4 addresses to v6, what are some very basic steps I need to take to put together a migration plan, i.e., speak [...]
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 9:25 PM
IPv4, IPV4 address exhaustion, IPv6, Migration, WAN, wide area network, Wide Area Networks
I have a client with Windows Vista Ultimate and need to connect to their machine. They say they have a firewall and do not know where it is located. How can I share the users screen to help them fix an issue? Free is preferable.
Answer Question | October 11, 2010 6:12 PM
Firewalls, Remote connection, Security in 2010, Windows firewall, Windows Vista, Windows Vista security and patches, Windows Vista Ultimate
This week’s IT book giveaway is for the Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator’s Reference: Upgrading, Deploying, Managing, and Securing Windows 7. Interested? All you need to do is answer one of the questions below and post the link to your answer in the discussion area of this question. Multiple answers mean multiple chances to win! Resizing [...]
Answer Question | January 8, 2011 4:09 PM
Contests, Giveaways, IT Books, NAS, Networking, Security in 2010, Windows 7, Windows 7 in 2010, Windows Server 2003
Which degree is better to do on the basis of scope and skills?
Answer Question | September 20, 2010 4:01 PM
Computer engineering, IT careers, IT certification and training, Network security, Network Security Management, Software engineering, Software Engineers