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Long distance monitoring SIP servers and proxies
We have a data center hosting our sip servers and proxies. The location is far from our main office. How can we monitor the servers and the lines?

Answer Question   |  April 21, 2014  2:41 PM
Network monitoring, Network Monitoring Tools, Networking, Proxy servers, Server monitoring, SIP
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975 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.

Can I use a Linksys print server as a bridge or access point?
Can I use a Linksys print server as a bridge or access point?  I want to use it to connect a VoIP phone.

Answer Question   |  April 7, 2014  8:43 PM
Access Points, Linksys, Print Server, VoIP, Wireless Access Points, Wireless bridges
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5 pts.

Dell Poweredge 2800 will not reboot after RAID 5 install
I have a Dell Poweredge 2800. My situation is that i added 2 hard drives and setup Raid 5 successfully. I installed windows server 2003 and it finds the drives. “a disk read error has occurred” Any help?

Answer Question   |  April 3, 2014  3:44 PM
Dell PowerEdge 2800, Hard Drive Installation, RAID, RAID 5, Server configuration, Windows Server 2003
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56,500 pts.

How to connect legacy system with SAP ECC system?
How can I connect a legacy system with SAP ECC system?

Answer Question   |  March 10, 2014  5:00 PM
Legacy systems, SAP ECC
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5 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.

ASP.NET (web application) using AS/400 database
Is it advisable to use ASP.NET (web application) using AS/400 database? How does it affect the AS/400 performance?

Answer Question   |  February 21, 2014  2:42 AM
Application performance, AS400 -DB2/400, ASP.NET
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5 pts.

How to Remove Advertisement from a collection in SCCM 2007
Hi, There are so many advertisements deployed on a collection. Now how to remove those advertisements as i have not found any way to remove, only the way i have seen is to either disable or delete the advertisement.

Answer Question   |  February 5, 2014  4:16 PM
SCCM, SCCM 2007 Collection
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5 pts.

HMC lost the connection with managed system
I have server 9406 type 520 HMC lost the connection with the managed system but users still working normally !! is there a way to reconnect without switching off the managed system

Answer Question   |  January 10, 2014  11:06 AM
AIX, HMC, HMC Shell Commands, iSeries AS/400, managed server
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425 pts.

Help regarding self-service password reset software
I am looking for AD self-password reset software. Though, I am already using a tool for this in my company but its license it bit costly for us. Some of the functionalities I am expecting the tools are given below: User should be able to reset password from other’s system as well. If the tool...

Answer Question   |  December 26, 2013  9:51 AM
Password Change, self-service
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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.

Does a sysadmin know your password?
I’m a software engineer at a small company.  We’ve been having problems with our email hosting service. Not so much the company, but the service.  While working through the issue with our sysdamin, he asked me for my password and I gave it to him without thinking. Later, it occurred to me that no one...

Answer Question   |  November 28, 2013  4:44 PM
Password and ID management, Systems administrators
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56,500 pts.

removal of .rbf files
After defragmenting my system disc, there sometimes remains a lot of fragmented .rbf files.I understand these files can be safely deleted.I also read that the Config.msi directory and files therein are automatically removed upon successful installation.This is not the case on my computer.How can I make this removal process automatic ?

Answer Question   |  November 27, 2013  9:29 AM
System administration, Windows Updates
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5 pts.

Evicted Last Server from 2003 Cluster – Databases won’t start
**First submit blanked out all the original content** Sorry Environment – Windows Server 2003 SP1, SQL Server 2000 .exe version 2000.080.0760.00 I am helping to remove the clustering and migrate all databases on the cluster to a single machine in the cluster. I was able to evict Server 1 from the cluster and all DB...

Answer Question   |  November 26, 2013  9:38 PM
Cluster, SQL Server 2000, Windows Server 2003
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5 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.

Does automated failover defeat the purpose of virtualization?
My understanding of the purpose of virtualization is to reduce server sprawl. In theory if you get one physical server to do the work of two servers you increase the percent of utilization of the server while cutting down on the number of servers in the pool, thus reducing power consumption, cooling needs, data center...

Answer Question   |  November 11, 2013  3:31 PM
Failover, Failover Clustering, Virtual Server Administration, Virtualization
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820 pts.

Capacity planning
Can you please clarify my doubt about how to do the capacity planning in ms project 2013. i.e., Our management allocate 200 man hours this month. Can you please tell me how to fix this 200 man hours before start the project. So that the scheduling will not exceed 200 man hours for that month....

Answer Question   |  November 8, 2013  4:58 PM
Capacity planning, Microsoft Project 2013
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25 pts.

Implementing a Security Policy Within an Organization
Hello everyone, My name is Trevor, and I’m a student at UAT, doing some research on different implementation frameworks for establishing a security policy.  In particular, I came across the SKiP (Security Knowledge in Practice) framework, and saw some advantages and disadvantages. This framework has 6 separate steps to help with the implementation, including portions...

Answer Question   |  October 30, 2013  1:16 AM
framework, Implementation, Security, Security policy
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5 pts.

Monitoring Windows server 2008 remotely
We want to monitor our Windows 2008 server in our data center 40 minutes away. What is the best way to monitor its health remotely?

Answer Question   |  September 10, 2013  2:20 PM
Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, Remote monitoring, Server monitoring, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
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1,110 pts.

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