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    How would this work: Email related

    How does this work usually? Email address is money@abc.com Employee got an email from money@abcc.com Reply to the email works however looking at the headers shows it's origins are not the company email server. The only issue is the domain doesn't even exist. Employee email is using the...
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    Multi Display Software Large Room

    I'm having trouble finding what it is I'm looking for. The setup is I have one PC with 10 HDMI ports. I've got 9 42" displays connected to this PC. The displays are hung on the walls around the room which is about 45' x 25'. This room is used for emergency operations. THings like VDOT...
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    Talk to me about Cisco UCS

    Hey guys. We are a Dell shop and that has been the case since before I worked here. We had some IBM x series here at one time and there and of course our i5 but 95% was Dell. Dell is having a lot of trouble. I'm concerned about how this will impact their research and dev processes moving...
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    Endian FW SMTP Proxy Help

    Hey I've setup a new Endian box to perform smtp proxy services and nothing else to replace a our current spam filtering solution (hosted barracuda). According to MXtools my setup is correct. SMTP banner, MX and etc are all setup correctly for the EFW. This is the setup. Internet V Endian...
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    Best cases for MPB 13in?

    What is the consensus on the best cases for MBP? I'm looking for the cases and not sleeves. Form fitting kinda stuff. I looked over the brands that are on the apple site and etc and there were a lot of bad reviews on speck and incase stuff so I don't know. Any opinions? Moshi any good?
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    I Finally Did It

    After years of wanting one but never going through with it I finally did it. Bought a MBP 13in at Best Buy. Back Story: We/ve had an old 400 dollar Toshiba Satellite for probably five years now. It has served it's purpose. Went to Best Buy and bought the Acer Aspire Ultrabook 14in...
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    Let us talk wheather (cloud)

    I'm interested in testing out a private cloud solution. I've looked at owncloud.org but have read mixed reviews, mostly bad unfortunately. The project looks promising though. The main reason I'm looking at this is because more and more of our users want access to files outside of the office...
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    HP Procurve Model Question

    In the past for 48 port gig switches we've bought the HP 2810-48G. I'm used to the OS and etc so I've become accustomed to them. I need to buy a couple more switches for a new building that some offices will be moving to. RIght now I'm looking at a few different models to compare to the...
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    Juniper SSG-5-SH 256MB info

    I just sold my Fortigate 50A I've had at home for a couple of years recently and wanted to get something comparable for the house to mess around with. Never used Juniper stuff before so I just wanted to ask what you guys thought of the SSG-5-SH 256MB. Noticed these things on Ebay and I was...
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    Same email over and over

    Got a strange issue. A user sent an email to someone here via an android phone. Now every two minutes the email keeps getting delivered. I've look at traffic logs and it seems the phone isn't sending the message over and over. It appears something is wrong on the exchange server because I...
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    56k Modem with Startech Serial Port/IP Converter

    I've used these Startech four port serial port converters serveral times with vmware for other projects howerver I'm really having an issue getting a USR 56k modem to work this way. I've got the serial port the modem is connected to installed on the virtual machine as COM8. Has anyone got...
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    Microsoft File Server Migration Tool

    Got a file server out of space just about and want to move it over to a new box. Never used the tool before in the past as I've always just moved files by hand. Win2008 is on both machines Reading in the docs it says to rename the source file server SV1 to SV1_OLD before starting? Do I then...
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    Eset Mobile AV

    Anyone using this? Good or bad experiences? I installed it and the feature I really like the most is the anti theft portion. If phone is stolen you can send a text to the phone (from a trusted number and with the app's password that you setup prior) that will lock, erase and find your phone...
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    Quickbooks queston

    Hey guys. Doing some side work and this will be my first exprience with Quickbooks. Currenty quickbooks is installed on one pc. Need to move DB to a server and then share it out so others can get to it. Any advice? From what I can tell, install quickbooks on server only to say host...
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    Openfiler Opinions for Production Env

    Looking for opinions on Openfiler in a production environment. We are a small county gov so we don't have the budget to really do some of the things we might would like to do sometimes, however we do have money to buy a couple of entry level SANs (Equalogic) but being me I'm always looking for...
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    Raised Floor Server Room Tiles

    Hey guys. I need to get in touch with someone that can sell me some floor tiles for a network room. We need to replace a about 50 tiles in our raised floor rooms and I'm looking for a good distributer any of you guys may have worked with in the past. Don't know if this is really against...
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    FS: Samsung HT-BD3252T

    I have a Samsung HT-BD3252T for sale. I bought it as a Samsung certified refurbished unit. The only physical issue with the unit is a small crack on the right side corner of the receiver that was there when I bought it. It didn't seem to have any effect. This unit has the rear wireless speaker...
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    Static IPs / Print Servers

    Just wondering how other folks handle this: Do you manage all IPs through DHCP and apply IP reservations for the machines you need static IPs for, or do you use a spreadsheet to track static IPs and only use DHCP for dynamic IPs only? We use the spreadsheet method however I'm leaning toward...
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    Dell Support

    Not exactly within the rules I suppose but this sub forum is the most active for this subject besides the Virtualization forum of course. Anyway all day I haven't been able to download the Dell OpenManage offline bundle for VMware ESXi 4.1. I've tried at work and at home with no luck. Anyone...
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    DRS Vmotion over differing hardware

    Hey guys quick question. From what I've seen having a cluster of Dell PE 2950 III and PE 1950s works just fine as long as they are all Xeon processors, right? When does architecture start to become an issue with VMware clusters? Xeons that are several years apart? I'm trying to save...
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    Vsphere 4 Essentials Plus Bundle Issue

    Running is Vsphere 4 Essentials Plus Bundle. I have vCenter Server running and I have two ESX hosts running right now in a HA cluster. I want to add a third host to vCenter Server (not part of the cluster) which is running ESXi 4.0.0. The new ESXi was added to a new Datacenter I created and...
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    Network Backup Server - VM or Not

    Just wondering if you guys virtualize your network backup server such as Arcserve, BackupExec and etc? I've thrown around the idea for quite sometime but have never really took it any further. If you do virtualize your backup server what software are you using?
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    Opinions on PHD Virtual (Esxpress)

    I've been demoing backup solutions for VMware recently and wanted to hear any pros cons with Esxpress. There are plenty of cons on this forum for VRanger but not so much info on Esxpress to be found. Software seems solid to me but wanted to hear any first hand knowledge you guys might have...
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    Remote WAN link monitoring

    I've never utilized any remote WAN link monitoring software as of yet however I need to employ one now and I wanted to get some ideas on software and etc. I have configured a Linux box with Cacti installed but I haven't got to dig into yet and I'm not sure if it will even do what I need yet...
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    ESX to ESXi

    Correct me if I'm wrong, I've been seeing some folks moving away from ESX to ESXi. Can you do a direct upgrade to ESXi from ESX without doing a reinstall (format HD and that whole process)? What benefits would someone get from upgrading to ESXi. One thing that I think is beneficial is the...
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    VC 4 Crashing on virtualized XP

    We have six locations running one Equalogic PS4000 and two Dell PE-R710s at all six locations. VMware Vsphere 4 update 1 Bundle Plus is running on all the servers (for HA support) and we also have one VC4 server virtualized running on XP. The problem is that after a few days of running we...
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    VMware HA question

    I had a couple of questions that I hope you guys could help answer. Basically six locations witl have two Dell PE-R300 servers connnected to a small 2TB SAN. I am looking to go with VMware since I have a few ESXi servers running in production around here already with great success. I know...
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    Setup routing between to sepearte sites

    The title should've read: Setup routing between two seperate sites: Hey guys. I've got this issue that I've really gone in circles with. I'm about to pull out my hair.:eek: If anyone has any advice on the issue below I would greatly appreciate. Currently I have a IPSEC VPN connection...
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    TB data archiving

    Suppose you have a project coming up that is dealing with several TB of data. Some portions of the data may need to be retained for up to 75+ years. These are video archives and there are 20 cameras that each have the 40GB hard drives in them. When the drive is full it will be dumped onto a...
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    Vsphere says RAID degraded but.....

    Vsphere console says RAID 5 array is degraded, however the Dell PE 2950 III hardware LED diagnostics says nothing of the sort. This worries me but what can I do?
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    Exchange 07 & Outlook 07

    I installed Exchange 07 several months back at both of our locations here. I installed an SSL cert to work with OWA and that has worked fine since. We never had any Office 07 installs until just now and I've found that a certificate warning pops up when Outlook is opened up. I tried to simply...
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    ESXi 3.5 to 4.0 upgrade/changed machine info

    I did a software upgrade of one of our 3.5 esxi servers to version 4 last week. On one of the VMs there is a web based app that runs on IIS win2003 server and is a "data gate" to our IBM I5 so residents and employees can use a web based app to do various things. I just need to get one thing...
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    ESXi installing add on cards

    I have a Dell 2950 that has just been decommissioned after an Exchange07 upgrade and I am thinking of re purposing it as an ESXi box. I have ran into an issue because one of the servers I want to put onto the ESXi box requires the use of two 9 pin COM ports for data input. The 2950 only has...
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    ESXi 3.5 to 4.0 support contract question

    I have asked this question to VMware directly however the fellow i spoke with had a very thick Indian accent and I couldn't understand him very well and I could tell he had a hard time with understanding my question. So nothing was solved with that phone call. Hopefully someone here has had...
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    win server 03 nic works in safemode not in normal

    I have a backup domain controller (one of three DCs) that suddenly stopped responding to network traffic. I cannot ping out from the box nor can the box itself be pinged however the NIC shows connected and that packets are being sent and received. I've swapped out the NIC with two other NICS...
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    server room / dust

    I was wondering what some of you folks have implemented in a dedicated server room to keep dust at a minimum. I pulled one of our IBM X346 servers out of commision yesterday and opened up the chassis only to find a fair amount of dust inside. I can also see dust on the front of the chassis on...
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    Xeon BIOS enable Virtualiztion

    I got in two new Dell PE2950 III recently and I have enabled VM in the BIOS. I haven't noticed any difference yet with it enabled so I was curious as to what the setting gives the server performance wise if any. Running VMware ESXi BTW. Thanks
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    Exchange 2007 to Virtualize or Not

    We will be deploying Exchange 2007 very soon and I'm wanting to use ESXi for this. We are already running our web servers on two Dell 1950 III running ESXi with great success so far. I've really been impressed. Currently we have just under 70 mailboxes and that won't be growing anytime...
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    FS/FT/WTB Game Titles

    All games are for PC and have their cases with cd keys. I'm looking to sell but my main reason of doing this is because I just accidentally nuked my Fallout 3 DVD. I was destroying some burnt discs in the trusty microwave and my FO3 DVD just happen to be in the pile by mistake. The buyer will...
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    Mixing Cisco & HP

    Hey guys. I have a quick question. Currently we have Cisco hardware at one location. There are four buildings on this site and each location is connected to the central building via multimode fiber (the buildings are no more than 75ft apart from each other). The deal is we are really...
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