• Paranoid about protecting my MAC address–Please read my story

    What is the easiest way to protect your MAC address against spoofing? In 2004 I was the victim of a hacker that somehow spoofed my Cable Modem Mac address and used it to cover his identity while serving copyright material thru the internet. I was unsuspecting until my ISP one day suspended my...

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  • Using xp_cmdshell

    Hi, I am using xp_cmdshell in one of my stored procedures(database SQL server) to delete older files from a folder in another server. That server is mapped as a network drive on the sql server computer. But when I used this drive inside xp_cmdshell command and do a dir , the output I get is 'Access...

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  • What are the industry best practices for cabling high-density production server cabinets with patch panels?

    What are the industry best practices for cabling high-density production server cabinets with patch panels? And where should you fix the patch panels -- under false flooring, inside the server rack or with an over head cable tray?

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  • Network design and infrastructure for a small business with on-site and remote access workers

    My company occupies a small self-contained, single-story business unit (of which they are the sole occupants) which is part of a larger business park. They employ 24 staff comprising of a CEO, 5 administrators, 2 business development managers and 16 specialist consultants. The administrators and...

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  • SQL 2005 error code = 80004003: Invalid Pointer

    After (successfully???) attaching a database to a VM Ware instance of MS SQL Server 2005 and setting what appear to be appropriate access to the SQL server itself and the database involved, and making sure that sharing and security are properly set on the SQL server, I am receiving the following...

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  • Installation and updates

    Howdy folks, Tryin to keep things going around here....need some advice. I have Win2003 servers and Active Directory.....single domain....approx. 100 client computers.....one location. Am upgrading all computers from Office XP to Office 2003. My project: Install Office 2003 and all updates remotely...

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  • Need help designing a network for videoconferencing for a campus?

    What type of severs, routers, bridges, switches and cables are suitable for videoconferencing? Also, how do you design a network for videoconferencing for a campus? Please help me. Thank you.

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  • Windows Server 2003 disappears from Network Places

    We have a 3 server Windows 2003 Server network. One of these servers disappears periodically from the computers listed in "My Network Places". It will re-appear for a few days or weeks and then drop off the list again. I can search for it and find it, and it gives no problems other than this. But...

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  • C#.Net

    Does anyone know of a good place to find people with C#.net experience besides the big job boards? We have several positions in the Financial/Trading industry in Chicago but we are having a hard time finding enough people with this skill set. Any Blogs, User Groups or Niche Sites you can recommend?...

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  • Addiing Windows Xp pro clients from a Windows 2003 server

    I am a Network Administrator's assist. I need to find out if we can add the clients all at the same time to the server? They all have the same permissions, configurations...etc. There are only 10 clients for 1 building. If we were to get these as raw machines can we install Windows Xp pro on all 10...

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  • Deleted Machine Account Unrecoverable.

    Hello Everyone, I have a Windows 2000 server primary domain controller with a deleted machine account. I have tried the commands listed in the microsoft knowledge base, in order to recover the account but all have failed. On a normal boot, the server does not start netlogon and hangs on the state...

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  • Limiting users to one concurrent login in Active Directory

    We wish our users to login once only to one PC. Microsoft say we can only do this by limiting them to one designated machine, this is not possible for us. We need to know that if a particular user did something we can rely on the audit trail. We understand this may get tricky with Citrix use....

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  • server

    what is the mean function of win server 2003 in business

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  • Server Usage and Performance Report

    Hi all When I try to view usage and performance reports for our SBS 2003 server I get the following, Configuration Error Description: An error occurred during the processing of a configuration file required to service this request. Please review the specific error details below and modify your...

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  • SQL 2000 to Yukon Migration

    We have 4-5 applications on the front end of a portal. On the backend we have mapped these applications to SQL server 2000 Databases. Now, we are planning to migrate on the backend databases to Yukon and map it to the application on the front end. My question: Is it possible to use Yukon for one of...

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  • Can I call upon the username of someone logged into the pc, and use it in a web link?

    Hi all, Basically, I've got a webpage I'm working on, and I'd like to be able to provide a link in that page, that will take a user into their home folder on the network. Since it'll be different for each user, but it uses their username as their home folder, I'm thinking there must be a way, to...

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  • Dynamic updates to a DNS Server

    What Windows Operating Systems support dynamic updates to a DNS Server? Which service needs to be running on the clients?

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  • What is NAT port forwarding?

    Describe in brief how you would set up port forwarding on a NAT router to allow a PC on the LAN to publish its web to the internet.

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  • DHCP relay Agent in DELL switches

    I have windows 2003 servers and Dell 62XX series switches (level 3 switches) and Vlans. As I understand in order for a computer to be able to receieve an IP Address via dhcp I need relay agent. This series of switches supports DHCP Relay my question is how would i assign computer to a specific...

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  • Default User Profile

    I am in the unenviable position of administering an existing Windows2000 network consisting of one computer running Windows2000 server and three workstations running Windows2000 professional. They are configured as a domain. I would like to be able to set up a default user profile that would have a...

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