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    FreeNas won't boot!

    I powered down my 10yr old HP micro server for maintenance. After I was done blowing out all the dust and put the device back together (which I've done many times) I powered up the server and FreeNas won't work. I'm a noob to FreeNas, had it running alll this time and got lucky I guess with no...
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    OSx Yosemite TFTP Server

    Is there a built in TFTP server for MAC OSx? If so, is there an easy way to access it or even better, a 3rd party app?
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    Cisco ASA5505 50 User Upgrade Key

    But the key will/should work right? The device took the key and features shows the correct info.
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    Cisco ASA5505 50 User Upgrade Key

    Your probably right. Dude is probably making money hand over fist Having said that, all the "vendors" want 200+ just for the 10-UL license key not to mention the security plus-UL key. 125 well spent?? haha
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    Cisco ASA5505 50 User Upgrade Key

    So I went to eBay last night in search for a 10-50 user license key. I find a 10-UL user key for $125.00 and purchased it. Seller had good reviews etc.. During our email exchange, he asked for the SN of my ASA5505 so I gave it to him. Next he sends me an email with the license key but he...
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    Cisco ASA5505 50 User Upgrade Key

    Thanks for the reply. This device is being used in my home network. I don't have any distributors or cisco partners available to me. Should I just google that part number and find the cheapest?
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    Cisco ASA5505 50 User Upgrade Key

    Hello Everyone, Looking to see where the best place to buy a 10 user to 50 upgrade license key. Right now I am maxing out my inside hosts at home and desperately need to upgrade to the 50 user. Can someone recommend where to get the key? Thanks
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    Can you work in IT/Networking with a BS in Computer Science?

    Having a college degree in IT is great and nowadays, key. Too much competition these days and you really have to figure out how to separate yourself from all the others. What makes your skill set better than the other 20 applicants. I have been in IT for 13 years and do not have a single...
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    Is MacBook Pro worth buying?

    Won't say the name of my company but I will say that we handle about 35-40% of the worlds internet traffic. Engineering department consists of many different roles but I would say its about 60/40 Mac.
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    Is MacBook Pro worth buying?

    I have been using Windows since my IT career started back in 1999. Froward to today. Network Engineer mostly working on routers/switches and Optical DWDM transport systems. Most of my work is command-line terminal. Use putty for windows, filezilla word,excel and outlook. When I first...
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    Work Laptop Choice Mac or Windows Help!

    X1 carbon is in "beta test" right now. IT is trying to get the big wigs to buy them as a MB Air match on the Windows platform. No telling how long it will take to bring into inventory and roll out.
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    Work Laptop Choice Mac or Windows Help!

    Yea I was hoping they had the 13" model but they don't, only the 15". I'll take it if they have one. Hopefully its NEW and not a used one. Call me OCD but I hate used hand me down laptops for work. I am one of those neat freaks with my equipment...no finger prints, crumbs in keyboard etc....:D
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    Work Laptop Choice Mac or Windows Help!

    Will do. I put in a helpdesk ticket to swap for the MB Pro 15" w/Retina display. If they dont have any in inventory then I will go with the MB Air. Either one will suit just fine but the Retina will be easier on my againg eyes. haha
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    Work Laptop Choice Mac or Windows Help!

    All the software that I normally use on widows is available for the Mac so I am not too worried about that. I already submitted the helpdesk ticket for the swap. lets see what they have in inventory. If they dont have any 15" MacPro w/retina then I will just go with the Mac Air. No we...
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    Work Laptop Choice Mac or Windows Help!

    Loving all the input here guys, totally appreciate it. I have heard a few of you say that the 15" Mac Pro is "significantly" lighter than the W530. Is it really? From what I can see spec wise its 4.46 vs. 5.95lbs. Like a pound and a half difference. So the programs I use mostly are the...
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