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    Booting up server causes network failure?

    Recently i've started having issues with my home network, the internet was getting dreadfuly slow. One night i decided on whim to shut my servers down and see if it improved, which it did. So i booted up my storage server (solaris express 11) and instantly my network performance dropped again...
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    Possible ZFS file server upgrades

    Lately i've been noticing that my file server is starting to falter when it comes to my VM storage and was looking for some upgrades and was wanting some suggestions. Wanna keep it fairly cheap but if you can convince me to spend more because its truely gonna be worth it i'm all ears. Anyways...
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    SSD hot swap rackable unit

    Hey guys, hoping maybe you can help me find something and not result in sticker shock either LOL. I'm wanting to expand my storage server into another chassis. Only this time i'm wanting a chassis that has hot swap bays for 2.5" drives. Looking for either a 1u or a 2u unit. No complete...
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    Help with Xampp and the mail function

    I'm having difficulties with xampp and the mail function as the title says, according to the log file its sending however its not. I send myself test massges and never receive anything. here is the relevant code from my php.ini [mail function] ; For Win32 only. ; http://php.net/smtp SMTP...
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    Broadvoice and cisco ASA

    I'm not having any luck on googling my problem. I'm in the process of configuring my ASA for broadvoice VoIP access. Broadvoice says that ports 69-69 UDP, 5060-5063 UDP, and 10,000-20,000 UDP have to be open for it. Now port 69 is easy as its just one port, but i realllly don't want to have...
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    Cisco config issue

    I've got a problem and it has me stumped. I tore apart my home network today to create more VLAN's for better segregation, however i'm having a very basic routing issue and its got me puzzled. I've included the config file as well as show ip int brief and show ip route. Current...
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    Bandwidth monitoring

    I've seen some threads in the past about this but none of them have been helpful to me. I have a Cisco asa5505 and was wanting to monitor how much bandwidth i'm a month, my ISP doesn't have any caps but i was more or less wanting to monitor and see how much i really use. I've seen netflow...
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    CIsco 1142N security woes

    So i posted this over on networking-forum but don't seem to be getting any responses so i'll try here. I have an 1142N that i'm trying to get setup, i have the main SSID setup, however if i use any type of security some of my devices refuse to work. For example, i've tried WPA1 and 2 and with...
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    ZFS variants

    I'm on a quest, what quest is that you might ask, one to find a ZFS file system that plays nice with hyper-V, are there any? I've tried Solaris Express 11, openfiler, zfsguru, openIndiana and non of them are hyper-V friendly. Right now i'm only in the planning stages to make some changes to my...
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    Thinking of replacing WHS with server 2008 R2, have questions

    I've been reading into ZFS quite a bit lately and see the ZFS guru web UI which is a plus for me, but i'm wondering if i should even attempt since i know squat about linux in general. Right now i have about 18TB of data on a WHS machine and was considering moving to either ZFS or grab a...
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    Hyper-V and exchange 2010 questions

    Hey guys, need some help figuring something out. I have a server running server 2008 R2, recently i installed hyper V to play around with some VM's on it. I created the virtual network and set it as external so other devices could access. Problem is now my WHS i must address by IP to access...
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    CME and 15.1(2)T possible bug

    hey guys, wondering if anyone can confirm or deny a bug in the new 15.1(2)T IOS version, me and a buddy that has a VPN established use CME to talk to each other, he updated to this new IOS and i can no longer call him, get unknown number and double busy signal right away, he was still able to...
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    help with WHS

    ok little background, server has been running super fine for the longest of time, yesterday i put in a pair of intel fiber NIC's i bought. fired it up and its kept BSOD, i watched it and then decided to pull the fiber NIC's thinking they were the problem. well BSOD still. reseated everything...
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    SAN's

    hey all, i have a question for you. i've been running WHS at home but was looking to upgrade to a solution using a SAN based on what a friend has told me about his and such. problem is, he livs like 5 states away so its not exactly easy to work on figuring out how to up such a thing. I've...
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    central media location with windows

    hi there, i'm getting frustrated and figured i would ask for you help. i have ripped all the CD's we own in a lossless WAV file and stored them on my file server, don't want any music local to a computer, however now when i open windows media player it says there is no music libraries, even...
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    SCSI vs SAS

    hi guys, want your thoughts, i have basically filled up the storage in my current norco chassi and isntead of replacing with larger drivers just want to get a second chassis for more. now someone i selling a unit that comes pre-loaded with 24 750GB drives in an enclosure. than enclosure gets...
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    i thought this would be easy.... but instead fubared it :(

    this was posted over at networking-forum as well, but thought since this forum got more traffici i would try here as well. ok, guys i need some serious help LOL, me and vlans are a new thing and it confuses the heck outta me. i have my network setup so that it goes DSL modem ->2821 -> 3500 ->...
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    need help installing WHS

    alright, i think i've about tore out all my hair at this point trying to install WHS on my new rig. I want AHCI drivers so i can use hotswap this time, was in IDE mode last time and hated it. in the BIOS on the supermicro board i set the sata ports to AHCI mode, i copied all the driver files...
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    broadvoice and CME

    me and a friend have setup our own CME routers in our own lans, well he signed up for broadvoice service and he has a SIP phone connected directly to his edge router. he can make and recieve calls, including caller ID but cann't hear anything. What needs to be done on the edge router to allow...
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    IPsec VPN tunnel using cisco routers.

    Me and a buddy setup a VPN tunnel using the linksys routers that we had on our network edge, worked fine and everything. Well we decided to try and see if we couldn't put our 2611xm routers on the edge with an AIM-VPN/BPII module in each, we know the modules work as well cause they show up in...
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    another CME question

    Hi guys, got a question for ya, found SCCP files for my 7940g phone and have it working now on the PSTN through my 2650xm. One thing that i need help with and my google results are failing me is with caller-id, when someone calls in it just shows unknown external call, How can i get CME to...
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    CME question(need help right away)

    so i bought a router on ebay that claims to have CME loaded on it. I get the router setup and no where in the flash memory is there files for CME such as ringtones or firmware. So i email the person letting them know, they said it was the wrong IOS and sent me c2600-ipvoicek9-mz.124-15.T4.bin...
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    cisco 7940g

    hello there guys. I'm needing some help. i bought a cisco 7940g phone on ebay to play around with but the problem is i'm not sure what all i need for this to actually work to make calls out of the house. i have a cisco 3660 running IOS 12.3 and know that there is telephone stuff in there...
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    24 port switch recommendation

    alright, i know you guys are probably thinking not another 24 port recommendation but i have a few more specific items that i want to address as well. 1) It needs to support gigabit on all ports 2) be easy to use when i start to play with VoIP phones if possible. Right now i don't have...
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    setting up network share

    I'm not sure if this is the place where this belongs so mods move if you want. I have WHS running on a computer in the basement and it has the folder for each user in our house. What i was wanting to know is if i were to map each users WHS user folder to all the computers, can you change where...
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    help choosing PSU

    hey guys i really need your help. i started building my current rig back in august and finished in february, since then my rig has never really been stable, thought that many parts were bad and have RMA'd just about everything and the problem still persists. The only thing left is the PSU...
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    network issue

    Hi guys, have a minor problem with my new home network. I recently added a linksys WRVS4400N router to my network, placed the verizon modem in bridge mode. Got the connection all squared away and all PC's can connect to the internet However in the LAN some PC's cannot see other PC's and there...
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    best verizon DSL modem

    hi guys, i would like your opinion on what the best modem is for Verizon DSL. the westell 327w that they gave me seems to be dieing. I will be surfing the internet fine and then all the sudden its way worse than dial up. I was wondering more specifically if the cisco 857w would work or do i...
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    need help with cisco switch

    I got a cisco 2924m xl switch off of ebay, The unit powers up fine and passes the initial testing but after it has been running a while it like crashes i guess. I will look over and all the ports LED's are amber. It also has a WS-x2931-Xl module with a 1000base-sx GBIC installed. The IOS is...
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    connecting HTPC plus other stuff to TV

    So as the thread title implies i have a new HTPC that i need connected to my TV. Along with the HTPC i need to connect a converter box, and a home theater system up. I drew out a diagram of the 4 different components and my plan to connect them up, anyone see any issues or things that could be...
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    HT claro+

    hi guys, i'm having some issues with my new claro and was hoping you could help me. I have searched through google and here and didn't see anything pertaining to my problem. I have the omega claro+ and z5500(i know LOL) but when connected to the z5500 with analog the audio isn't sent out...
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    switching WHS from IDE to ACHI?

    Hi guys, got a question for you. When i built my WHS i just set the sata drives to IDE mode in the BIOS. SInce then my server has grown in capacity and i added a hot swap bay. I know for that i need to switch to ACHI then for that to work. Is there anything special that needs to be done that...
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    questions about movie playback/encoding

    Hi guys my dad and i are building an HTPC for our living room and i have a few questions about the way the movies should be done. I have been using anyDVD to pull an image file from all the DVD's we have as well as create the video_TS folder. How should they be encoded so that we can stream...
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    network equipment question

    Hi guys, i'm back again. I have a few questions that i have searched the internet for and can't seem to find a definite answer. 1) I have been looking at the cisco 851w or 857w DSL routers. Would these work for verizon DSL service. This would take place of the westell that verizon...
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    speed up network transfers??

    Hi guys, you all seem to be really knowledgable about networking related stuff so i figured i'd ask here. I want to increase the performance for transfering files across the network because its so slow now. I think the fastest computer transfers at about 40MB/s but all the rest top out around...
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    NEC 2690WUXi questions

    Hi, new member here, stumbled across your forums from google and love it here. I have read some of the threads concerning the NEC 2690 monitor and have a few question because i seem to be consufed about a couple things. 1) Does this monitor support 1080P HDCP content or not, i have seen...
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