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Reverse ARP Utility
I need an RARP (reverse ARP) utility. Preferrably free!

Answer Question   |  April 18, 2014  3:39 AM
IP addressing, RARP
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5 pts.

Disable a remote laptop that connects to us over a VPN and to our domain.
We have a few remote sales staff, one of whom is going to be fired. They have XP laptops and work out of their homes. My boss wants to be able to lock them out of the machine once we let them go. I don’t think he’s too concerned about the hardware, but he doesn’t...

Answer Question   |  April 16, 2014  7:04 PM
Laptops, Remote access, User access, VPN, Windows XP
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9,860 pts.

AS/400 TCP/IP: Port numbers
What are the different port (numbers) used by AS/400 for remote connection using HTTP connection.

Answer Question   |  April 16, 2014  1:33 PM
AS/400 networking, AS/400 Port Numbers, Port numbers, TCP/IP
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140 pts.

How can I divide a network in two segments?
Two companies are sharing a DSL connection, and for security reasons, the network has to be split up. They still have to share the DSL, but should not see each other. It is posible to split up physically, but how do they share the DSL? Can anyone point me to a solution or a guide?...

Answer Question   |  April 14, 2014  10:51 AM
Firewalls, Forensics, Incident response, Intrusion management, Network security, Networking, Performance management, VPN, Wireless
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0 pts.

What happens when the DNS names exceed the maximum UDP packet size?
A DNS uses UDP packet to resolve IP addresses. What happens when the DNS names to be looked up exceeds 576 bytes (the maximum UDP packet size)? Can it be sent in two packets?

Answer Question   |  April 13, 2014  8:51 PM
DNS, Internet protocol addresses, Network diagnostics and measurements, Packet Design, UDP
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1,545 pts.

Cisco POE switch port flaps
I have a Cisco PoE switch flapping 3 of my 12 ports providing power to connected 3com hubs. The configuration is the same for all switch ports and is set at defaults. debugging poe events outputs the following which seems to indicate the switch is probing for an IP phone.

Answer Question   |  April 11, 2014  1:02 PM
Cisco, IP phones, PoE, Switches
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270 pts.

Mac filtering via Windows 2008 RADIUS server
Trying to Configure a RADIUS server 2008 r2 to house a set of Mac addresses that are allowed to connect to the network. I’m using Cisco aironet 1142N. I’m pretty new at this and will need some major help. Thanks to anyone who can help.

Answer Question   |  April 4, 2014  10:46 PM
Aironet, Cisco Aironet, Radius Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
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15 pts.

What layer of the TCP/IP would ARP and RARP belong to
ARP translates Layer 3 addresses to Layer 2 addresses, and knowing fully well that it is not an IP-only or Ethernet-only protocol. Can anyone help with this, it’s getting a bit confusing.

Answer Question   |  April 2, 2014  4:22 PM
Arp, RARP, TCP/IP, TCP/IP layers
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5 pts.

What layer of the OSI model does a switch operate?
At what layer of the OSI model does a switch operate?

Answer Question   |  April 2, 2014  1:45 PM
layers, Network equipment, Network hardware, Networking, OSI Model, Switching
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1,545 pts.

Zebra ZM400 network configuration
How do change the printers name and IP address from the printers LCD?

Answer Question   |  April 2, 2014  1:20 AM
IP address, Network printers, Printer management, Printers, Zebra printers, Zebra ZM400
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5 pts.

The Partner transaction manager has disabled it support for remote/network transaction (Exception from HRESULT : 0x8004D025)
Hello…..Every one I have a question that I get the following exception when I connect my application to the remote database and there is no exception when I connect my application to the local database. What is the problem? I also have searched my problem on the Internet and I have found many solutions and...

Answer Question   |  April 2, 2014  6:36 AM
Remote database, Remote Network Management
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5 pts.

Windows 7 must restart print spooler every morning in order to print
We are currently deploying Windows 7 64bit PCs within our organization. Some of the computers need to have their print spoolers restarted in the mornings or else they won’t print.  After the spooler has been restarted they seem to print fine. We deploy printers via Group Policy from Windows 2003 and I administer the print...

Answer Question   |  March 26, 2014  1:41 PM
64bit, Group Policy, Printer Administration, Printer deployment, printer management component, Server 2003, TCP/IP, Windows 7 deployment
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215 pts.

Are OSI models commonly used by vendors?
“OSI(Open Systems Interconnection) models are most commonly used by vendors”- what is the meaning of vendor here?

Answer Question   |  March 26, 2014  7:39 AM
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5 pts.

Trying to find an available port for starting a server
I’m looking to start a server that listens to a port. I can easily specify port explicitly and it’s working. But I’m looking find a port in an automatic way. What port numbers should I search for? (I’ve used 12345, 12346 and 12347) How can I see if a port is actually being used by...

Answer Question   |  March 24, 2014  5:00 PM
Networking, Port
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56,100 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.

What is Port 443? Why do SSL VPNs make use of it?
I am setting up a Web SSL VPN for remote access across my WAN. Can someone explain why SSL VPNs use Port 443? Can I use any other port?

Answer Question   |  March 16, 2014  7:10 PM
Network security, Port 443, Ports, Remote access, SSL, Ssl vpn, VPN, WAN
505 pts.

Printer networking issue.
Hi,  I am one issue in networking. In our organization we have connected one Printer in the network and it works fine for some and does not work for some time. Checked that network connection are fine and it is pingable for some time. But for some reason it goes offline and it is not...

Answer Question   |  December 31, 2013  2:21 PM
Network, Ping, Printer
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40 pts.

help for remote network setup
Dear sir thanks in advance, I have server at my office now I want to add users of remote branch in my current server how to setup for this thing ? Both location have static ip.I want they login in my server and do work so I dont worry for their data and backup plese...

Answer Question   |  December 21, 2013  8:44 AM
Network Configuration, Network management, Network Server, Remote Network Management
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15 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.

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