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multiple email accounts for multiple domain names using Exchange
I have users that have multiple email alias’s, The exchange server is set that if the or Receives an email it goes directly to the My users are experiencing issues with their clients, what my users would like to have is the ability to use Outlook 2003/2007 and send...

Answer Question   |  April 16, 2014  4:00 PM
Email forwarding, Exchange 2003, Exchange user settings, Installation, Microsoft Exchange, Outlook, Tech support
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105 pts.

Routing & Remote Access – VPN
Hello all, I set up a VPN here at the office about 6-12 months ago and everything was working just fine. The other day some wierd stuff happened, It looks to me like a hacker was involved. The firewall had been killed (DOS attack) and some wierd event log enties were found. But anyway we...

Answer Question   |  April 14, 2014  12:39 PM
DHCP, DNS, Microsoft Windows, Networking, Networking services, Security, Tech support, VPN
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0 pts.

Technical College vs. University
Hello all- Would it be more beneficial to attend a technical college or university? A certain technical college, ECPI ( in VA, has sparked my interest because they advertise ‘they meet with some industry experts to discuss tech trends and what education needs to be put out to keep up with today’s skills.’ I want...

Answer Question   |  April 11, 2014  4:20 PM
Career Development, CCNA, Certifications, Data analysis, Data center operations, Data mining/analysis, Data warehousing applications, DataCenter, Development, DHCP, DNS, E-mail applications, Ecommerce applications, ERP, Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, Exchange 5.5, Hardware, Help Desk, IBM, Knowledge management applications, Lotus Domino, Mail protocols, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Windows, Network management software, Networking, Networking certifications, Networking Equipment, Networking services, Oracle, Outlook, Security, Security management, Systems management software, Tech support, Vendors
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0 pts.

Intemittent ping timout
We are getting intermittent ping timeouts (Request Timed Out / Destination host unreacheable) from most of the client workstations that are connecting to an exchange server 5.5 running on W2K server. There are about sixty users on the LAN and 20 others that are coming through the VPN link via a cisco PIX firewall. We...

Answer Question   |  April 5, 2014  8:44 AM
DHCP, DNS, Ethernet, Microsoft Exchange, Networking, Networking services, Security, Tech support
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0 pts.

Failed to open the group policy object
On a XP machine I am trying to edit a group policy using the group policy management snap-in and keep getting a error: failed to open the group policy object. you may not have appropriate rights. It works on my other XP machine I’m a domain admin and have the logged on as the same...

Answer Question   |  April 5, 2014  12:14 PM
DataCenter, E-mail applications, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Windows, Networking, Tech support, Vendor support
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0 pts.

Ghost imagaing
Hiya all, Specs first.. Ghost Corporate multicast server 7.5. Switches are all 3com, 10/100. Wireless network is 10mg network ports (2) shared via 2 wirelss access points, (D-Link 22Mbps) Problem is, whenever i image multiple machines, the whole network goes slow. The machines affected are old and the new ones don’t suffer that much. The...

Answer Question   |  March 24, 2014  8:02 AM
Availability, Bandwidth, DataCenter, Desktops, Management, Microsoft Windows, Networking, OS, Performance management, Routers, Security, Servers, SQL Server, Tech support, Wireless
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0 pts.

Internet cafe solution
In around 3 weeks away from actually implementing an internet cafe solution from my research and helpfulness of fellow members ive concluded that:- there are a few options to choose from. asuming an adsl connection. 1) set up a linux solution say clarkconnect and xp on the clients etc 2)setup a linux based proxy server...

Answer Question   |  February 27, 2014  4:04 PM
Help Desk, Implementation, IT architecture, Networking, Networking Equipment, Planning, Tech support
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0 pts.

How does point-of-sale technology work?
How does point of sale technology work as a communication device? How does point of sale work through its parts?

Answer Question   |  February 17, 2014  3:40 PM
Retail/point-of-sale applications
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5 pts.

PowerBuilder Printing Problem
hi all, i have a problem, when i print a powerbuilder report using a network printer, from some PCs the report is blank where from some others it is printed properly. i don’t think so that the problem is in PowerBuilder because all PCs uses the same EXE. thanks in Advance.

Answer Question   |  December 18, 2013  5:15 AM
Database Management Systems, Development, Hardware, Interoperability, Microsoft Windows, Networking, PC/Windows Connectivity, PowerBuilder, Software, Sybase, Tech support, Windows
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0 pts.

Vulnerability Test analysis
my project is based on the topic vulnerability test analysis of a computer system.can anyone please tell me what to do and where to start..give me some useful ideas to proceed

Answer Question   |  December 18, 2013  9:00 AM
*system, analysis, computer, computer system, IP address, Mac, project, Security, Security Analyzer, Security assessment, test, vulnerability, Vulnerability Assessment & Audit, vulnerability scanning, Windows
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60 pts.

Information security questions
Hi everyone, I am new to this field as a 2nd career, previously was in mfg. engineering for a lot of years. Need some help with the following questions for a class I am taking. Need to get feedback with professionals in the field to determine what issues they think are important for information security....

Answer Question   |  December 12, 2013  1:04 AM
Compliance, configuration, CRM, Disaster Recovery, patching, PEN testing, Platform Security, Policies, Risk management, Security, Security Program Management, vulnerability management
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0 pts.

Critical Error in Security Log
All, I manage a Windows 2003 Small Business Server Network with 9 clients. The server provides all network services. We use Logon/logoff, shared storage, and print server functions. We do not use exchange except for the server reporting tool. We do use about 4 instances of SQL. All clients are Windows XP Professional patched to...

Answer Question   |  December 12, 2013  7:08 AM
Biometrics, configuration, DataCenter, Desktops, Digital certificates, Identity & Access Management, Management, Microsoft Systems Management Server, Microsoft Windows, OS, Patch management, patching, PEN testing, Platform Security, provisioning, Security, Security tokens, Servers, Single sign-on, Software, SQL Server, Tech support, vulnerability management
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0 pts.

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0 pts.

Security tab of partitions………..
Hi, My OS is winxp pro sp2 and all partitions is NTFS, when I go to security tab of a partition and want to add a user and click the ADD button it says: ‘Unable to display the user selection dialog (null)’ Could you please help me? Thank you. —- Regard Mahnaz

Answer Question   |  December 6, 2013  8:56 AM
Availability, Microsoft Windows, Network monitoring, Network protocols, Networking, Tech support
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265 pts.

ChoicePoint CISO says breach not an information security issue
The CISO of ChoicePoint says the theft of private information on 145,000 from its databases isn’t an information security issue because conmen used fraud, not hacking tools or techniques, to get the information. Anyone agree with that? Check it out:,289142,sid14_gci1062076,00.html

Answer Question   |  December 6, 2013  5:29 PM
Compliance, CRM, Disaster Recovery, Policies, Risk management, Security, Security Program Management
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0 pts.

How to generate a listing of security information of Win 2003 server folders
Does somebody know if there is a way to query the Directory database to obtain a listing that includes security and other settings (shares, permissions, etc) of all folders and subfolders of a machine running Win 2003 Server ? Any help or comment will be appreciated.

Answer Question   |  December 6, 2013  12:45 PM
Auditing, Data center operations, DataCenter, FAT and NTFS, Hardware, Help Desk, Operating system platforms, Performance/Tuning, Policies, Registry, Remote management, Servers, Space/structure, Storage, Tech support, Windows, Windows 2000 desktop, Windows 2000 Server, Windows client administration and maintenance, Windows Server 2003
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65,110 pts.

Remote working with high latency & low bandwidth
I own an Internet domain. We complete Property Management tasks for individual Australian Real Estate Agents at our Offshore Office in India. Indian staff remote into the desktop or local server based Property Management Software of the Australian Real Estate Agent clients & complete the tasks directly in their software. Each client is a separate...

Answer Question   |  December 2, 2013  12:22 PM
Bandwidth, Citrix XenApp, RDP, Remote access, Remote workers
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10 pts.

usb communication
Sir/Madam, We are having 2 systems with windows as operating system. We need your help for transferring data from USB to USB Port. plese give max. possible ways. Thanking You, Appala Raju

Answer Question   |  November 18, 2013  2:39 AM
DataCenter, Hardware, Help Desk, Networking, Protocols, Servers, Tech support, Third-party services, Windows 2000 desktop, Windows 2000 Server
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0 pts.

VB6 DLL Sourcecode
Hi I am new to programming. I have DLL written in VB6, and the source code for that is missing, can anyone suggest me how to get the code from the dll. thanks Mayil

Answer Question   |  October 28, 2013  9:40 AM
Development, Lifecycle development, Tech support
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0 pts.

Front-End Reporting Tools for Secure Web Service Application with MS-SQL server-2
Hi… We are a Cdn Govt agency involved in Satellite Operations with a commercial partner based across the country. We will need to build/buy a small secure web service application for reporting purposes that will require minimal IT expertise to build or maintain, and will deliver maximum performance in terms of response time and data...

Answer Question   |  October 14, 2013  10:03 AM
Compliance, CRM, Disaster Recovery, Dreamweaver, E-business, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, Policies, Risk management, Security Program Management, Servers, SQL Server
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0 pts.

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