Hi all, I know very little about encrypting stuff but is this easyish? Ive been a technician for a while and a customer has asked me to do it for him. Should I send to him a company that do it or can I do myself for him?
Answer Question | June 15, 2011 4:04 PM
Disk Encryption, Encryption, FIPS, HDD
What’s your weapon of choice for personal or enterprise storage? Do you have a Dropbox, Box.net, or Mozy account? Let us know about your experience with these services: How did it affect your usage when these services changed their pricing models? How important is customer service and encryption? Share your opinion and we’ll share [...]
Answer Question | June 10, 2011 12:48 PM
Amazon, Box.net, Cloud storage, Dropbox, Enterprise content management, Mozy, Open IT Forum, Storage
The Data Warehouse Mentor by Robert Laberge will show you how to plan, design, construct, and administer an integrated end-to-end DW/BI solution. He’ll explain how to choose appropriate components, build an enterprise data model, configure data marts and data warehouses, establish data flow, and mitigate risk. Change management, data governance, and security are also covered [...]
Answer Question | June 8, 2011 12:43 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, 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
Can we restore a backup from a Brightstor 12 server without the database? What would be the procedure for that?
Answer Question | June 7, 2011 2:29 PM
Backup, BrightStor, BrightStor ARCserve Backup 12, Database Backup, Database backup and recovery
This week’s free IT book, Building Applications in the Cloud: Concepts, Patterns, and Projects, is Christopher Moyer’s guide to help you not just migrate to the cloud, but “use cloud architectural patterns that deliver superior performance, scalability, and availability.” Whether you’re building a new cloud solution or adapting code that already exists, this is a [...]
Answer Question | June 2, 2011 1:35 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, Cloud Computing, Cloud computing books, 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
Our tape drive has been issuing error messages. Last week it required cleaning and we found one new tape to be defective. Today’s error indicates t he tape drive is not available because another task is using the tape drive. This is not the case, any fixes out there?
Answer Question | May 31, 2011 1:42 PM
AS/400 backup, AS/400 errors, iSeries tape drives, Tape Drive
i try to install windows 2008 R2 many times on dell server poweradge 2950, RAID 1 is configure, I get and error win can’t detect my drivers, but when i tyr to install 2008 R1 every thing go ok. so what is the solution for this.
Answer Question | May 27, 2011 6:56 AM
Dell Poweredge 2950, RAID 1, Windows Server 2008 Installation, Windows Server 2008 R2
If I have a NAS device connected to my network can everyone access it? Is there security?
Answer Question | May 26, 2011 6:43 PM
NAS, NAS (network attached storage), NAS devices, Network security, Networking
Is it possible to move an array including the controller to another server? It is raid 10.
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 6:42 PM
Array processing, RAID 10, RAID Array, RAID configuration, RAID controllers, Server Architectures
I have a secondary hard drive that is giving me issues. I can not view the files on it any longer. How can I retrieve the files when Linux and Windows does not recognize the directory structure?
Answer Question | May 26, 2011 5:38 PM
HARD drive, Hard drive failure, Hard Drive Installation, Linux, Windows
This week, you get your pick of our most recent IT book titles. Check out our latest titles in the IT Bookworm Blog for more details on these books: Scalability Rules Multicore Application Programming Drupal’s Building Blocks Building Applications in the Cloud DTrace To win one of these great resources, answer a question from the [...]
Answer Question | May 25, 2011 5:22 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, Giveaways, IT answers, IT Books, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
Can I recreate a new array and not lose the data? I have a ML150 G2 with Raid 5 (w/4 drives) server. When booting it says the member drives are not part of the array – no operating system. The drives show up in Disk Manager on an XP machine: Disk 1 – Healthy Disk [...]
Answer Question | May 24, 2011 12:54 AM
Disk Manager, RAID 5, RAID Array, Storage
Is the rain keeping your weekend plans from getting off the ground? Well, IT Knowledge Exchange has a chance for you to take advantage of staying indoors. Ask or answer 10 questions* this weekend, and you will earn 100 knowledge points, good for our current contest! Any combination of asking/answering is acceptable. Post the links [...]
Answer Question | May 20, 2011 3:50 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, Giveaways, IT answers, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
Hi, i have Four FC brocade switches two internal in HP Blade server connected direct with blade servers and two FC brocade switches (DS-300B) connected direct to EMC SAN storage (CX4-120) , so my question now how i can connect four switches to be able to see all blade server HBA (WWN) throuh two switches [...]
Answer Question | May 22, 2011 12:22 PM
EMC CX4, FC, FC Switch, HP Blade Server, SAN storage, Switches
What role does the SIP proxy server play and what issues would we see if it goes down? Can we run it as a virtual machine and have a backup one in another VM?
Answer Question | May 26, 2011 7:45 PM
Backup Server, Proxy Server Configuration, Proxy servers, SIP, Virtual Machines
Can shadow copy be used on a windows server to backup the shadow copies off site? Or at least to another machine? Where are shadow copies stored? Can I manually copy them and restore from them? Is this a security issue?
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 6:57 PM
Shadow Copy, Volume Shadow Copy, Windows server administration, Windows Server backup
What is the best practice when it comes to backing up an Exchange server, message stores and all, to a tape drive? Is NTbackup sufficient or should we look at backup exec or brightstore?
Answer Question | May 19, 2011 6:36 PM
Backup, Backup Exec, BrightStor, Exchange administration, Exchange Backup, NTBackup
What is system state data and what can I use it for if my system fails? I am working on a Windows 2003 server and see the option under my NTBackup settings. Any ideas?
Answer Question | May 18, 2011 6:29 PM
Backup, NTBackup, NTBackup Configuration, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Backup
This week’s free IT book is from Prentice Hall: SOA Governance: Governing Shared Services On-Premise and in the Cloud. From the publishers: “[This book] is the result of a multi-year project to collect proven industry practices for establishing IT governance controls specific to the adoption of SOA and service-orientation….[It] steps the readers through the most [...]
Answer Question | November 30, 2011 4:04 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, Giveaways, IT Books, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, twitter, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
SAVCHGOBJ job taking around 3 hours to complete, earlier it was taking only 30 minutes. when i check the job lock i found OBJECT-Q04079N061, LIBRARY-QSPL, OBJECTTYPE-FILE PHY, MEMBERLOCK-YEY, is there anything to check to analyze the problem Please advice for taking the necessary steps Thanks in advance.
Answer Question | May 19, 2011 8:32 AM
AS/400, AS/400 backup, AS/400 backup and recovery, AS/400 jobs, Backup, iSeries