• What is a SMB protocol?

    We have Windows 2003 Servers as our domain controller. We are facing some problem with CPU utilization. When I captured to traffic using sniffers, I figured out a protocol called SMB which is frequently used by clients to communicate with Domain Controllers. I am wondering what is this SMB protocol?

    Yasir Irfan5,535 pointsBadges:
  • What are the biggest missed opportunities for SMBs?

    During the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012, Raymond Laracuenta, managing vice president at Gartner, told SearchCIO-Midmarket editor Wendy Schuchart that one of the biggest challenges facing SMBs is their use of technology infrastructure to drive the business. Do you agree with his statement? What are...

    Michael Tidmarsh30,715 pointsBadges:
  • Suggestions for cloud governance tools for an SMB’s hybrid cloud?

    Looking for suggestions for a hybrid cloud governance, including performance metrics and ballpark cost.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • What are the most suitable CRM solutions for small business?

    I am running a small company and before some time I realised that I need CRM software to make everything much easier (this is the first time I am a company owner, so everything is really new to me). I did some research and found the leaders on the market - Sugar CRM, Sales Force, Microsoft and so...

    Outrider5 pointsBadges:
  • Outsourcing a managed secure VPN service

    We want to launch an affordable managed secure VPN service for connecting our offices. We are SMB using broadband. We're looking for a monitored and managed service rather than a DIY approach.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the best way to create online network documentation forms that can be filled out while on site with small or medium business?

    HI, I have never posted on here before. Please let me know if I have left out info. that helps to answer my question. I am a photographer (trying to be :)side jobsfoguy that owns an IT  companyHe has asked me to create online forms that he can get to and fill out online and then print off. The...

    MelissaKayS5 pointsBadges:
  • Transitioning to IPv6 with few resources

    How can a small to medium-sized organization (SMB) with limited resources prepare for the transition to IPv6? What's our best bet to transition to IPv6 cheaply?

    SearchEnterpriseWAN1,080 pointsBadges:
  • Tracking which user deleted files after the fact

    Can I tell what user deleted a group of files or folders via SMB? The users are on a mix of windows and apple machines but I can not determine who deleted the files. Is there any way to tell who did it after the fact?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Designing a network 4 Small Business

    What would be consider a good question to ask a new customer that has a small business of eight people that wants you to design a network for them ? As a first step in the design process, what information would you gather ? ..Any positive feed-back is truly welcome...

    KEVIN201025 pointsBadges:
  • Where do ICT professionals search and/or share online?

    So where do IT professionals go for support? I would like to hear about your favorite online resources. Discussion groups, knowledge sharing, quality forums, sites for specific areas like tcp/ip or management or security, etc. For example I belong to the British Computer Society and keep a...

    Eddacker15 pointsBadges:
  • Foreign Intruder SMBCONNMONITORTP

    Display Tasks Using Connection Connection type . . . . . . : *TCP Local address . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.10 Local port . . . . . . . . . : 445 Remote address . . . . . . . : 217.238.70.18 Remote port . . . . . . . . : 2562 Task Task Task SMBCONNMONITORTP Above: Here is how it loocks when I use...

    Borre25 pointsBadges:
  • What’s after ITIL?

    If you’ve already sold the business on the benefits of ITIL and are fully immersed in your new initiative – where do you go from there? What’s the next step in developing your ITIL maturity? -- Reader Question

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • Business presentation for inbound Call Center

    I work in a 3rd party call center and would like to start a new business which is INBOUND but i don't know the process. I am going to have a business presentation with client very soon. Hope you can share with me the process.

    CRM Ask the Expert250 pointsBadges:
  • Televantage to Switchvox SMB

    I was tasked with moving our phone system from a Televantage client to a new Switchvox SMB version 4.0, the main concern I have with this transition is the currently logged voicemails in Televantage. Is there anyway to archive the voicemails then deploy them over to Switchvox when we get our...

    SpyMoose625 pointsBadges:
  • Submitting a batch job from a C program

    Is it possible to call SMBJOB in a C program to submit a batch job? If not, is it possible to submit a batch job in a C program some other way?

    mrlchile50 pointsBadges:
  • Port Forwarding with Cisco 3560

    Hi Friends, I have a small requirement. please see my configuration. i have an L3 switch (Cisco 3560) series and now i am forwarding all the traffic from my network to Firewall from L3 switch through this default route " ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.11.12.2" where 10.11.12.1 is my L3 switch...

    ManDark5 pointsBadges:
  • Transition From Workgroup to Domain During Building Transition

    My company presently occupies 2 buildings in the same city with a third smaller building on the same lot as the main office. The main office houses 51 XP workstations networked through Cisco switches on static IP addresses. We have 2 databases that interlink for maintaining customer data and...

    SBIT40 pointsBadges:
  • Mac, Linux, Windows, Storage

    What or how is the best way to present a single pool of storage to Mac clients using AFP, Windows using SMB/CIFS, and Linux/Unix using NFS? The ideal solution would be users to access all of their data whether they bounced from a Mac to a Linux workstation and then to a Windows system. Basically a...

    Dennisjo5 pointsBadges:
  • Your opinion needed on blade server setup for a small company

    Hi! I'm the Sys Admin for a small (50 employees) company. We're currently running off of a couple of Dell 2850s, a 6600 for SQL and a few other various machines for web server, intranet, etc. We recently partnered with a new company. They are pushing me to setup a blade server (mostly because they...

    Systems Channel ATE15 pointsBadges:
  • how long does it take to network a small business?

    can anyone recommend a book, website, magazine, anything that shows the general time frame of netwoking a small business?

    Kswe5 pointsBadges:

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