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    Server 2012 Hyper-V VT-d /IOMMU How?

    I have a motherboard and processor that supports VT-d. In ESX-i I was able to redirect a pci-e card to a specific virtual machine, It did have problems and did not work completely, but the VT-d did seem to be redirecting the card. I was able to install the drivers, and it looked good in device...
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    HOT: 10" tablet w/1gb DDR3, 1.6Ghz Dualcore cpu, dual cameras, N-wireless $139@Walmar

    This looks like it is probably based on the RK3066 (rockchip) processor . There is hacking community forming around these devices. The same chip is in a lot of these new Android thumb PC's. (search imito mx1 , mk808 ) 7" Tablets with this chip can be had for about $120 on Amazon with the same...
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    [Release] ProFTPD for VMware ESXi 5.x

    From your page "I personally do not see much value in having an FTP server in ESXi," . Well I do. The other methods are slower and prone to failure. Does it take care of the Esxi firewall rules? I have seen some other postings about FTP and having to open some stuff in the firewall config...
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    Gorilla Glass

    I dont even need to see the clip to remember the guy telling him to use the mouse, and then Scotty picking it up and talking into it..
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    Network Monitoring Software

    Only one windows PC?? Perf mon would work.
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    Home Computer Router Trouble

    The last time I tried installing Smoothwall I got the APM message.. I thought there was a way around that. like launching the install with specific switches. (Maybe specifying a different kernel for install?? Cant remember exactly) take a look around on the install pages for options or help.
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    Comedy printer security

    Ya... Just wait till you go look at HP all in ones.. FAX and SCAN. About 2 years ago I bought a all in one and I did a search for the firmware version on it. Well lo and behold I found about 3 out of 10 on the first 2 search pages of google still had something on the glass for me to scan...
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    Wireless Help - Why doesn't my laptops connect via 802.11n?

    TKIP. you need AES Also good reading http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-basics/30664-5-ways-to-fix-slow-80211n-speed Although I do not necessarily agree with #5 in this one)...
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    Google's 50 Most Searched Women on the Internet

    Dont think I am the one that needs help.
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    Google's 50 Most Searched Women on the Internet

    I understand why Justin Bieber is on the list, but why Lady Gaga?
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    The Most Sought After Laptop In The U.S.?

    Nissan has their own level of arrogance. just try and visit nissan.com
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    Commercial Wireless Router

    I do not understand the need for the 881. Those have tons of crap you won’t use from your description. What about a 1250 http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps8382/index.html Just make sure NOT to get the LWAPP Lightweight version (Unless you want to invest in a controller) you want the...
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    Router Bandwidth Monitoring

    If your going with a linux distro you can use NTOP. Or even if your keeping the wrt 54g you can run NTOP against the router and monitor traffic. (Search dd-wrt ntop) If your running windows do a search for NTop_XTRA_3_18_0.exe they dont make a compiled version for windows and the only place...
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    Thoughts on this N router? (NETGEAR WNDR3700-100NAS)

    I Just ordered one of these today. Brainslayer (The main guy behind the dd-wrt firmware) has one of the 3700's in his possession right now. (A forum post on Smallnetbuilder for the 3700 has a link to a posting in the DD-wrt forum where people donated enough money to get him one) It looks...
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    Network Administration Career Question?

    Find the local Cisco, linux, computer, anything IT related user group, and start attending the meetings.. Computer networking is not the only type of networking you shlould be good at to get the job..
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    Lan Party Network Advice

    Get that 3548 and port channel with 4 100Mb links each to the 3524's yuo allready have. So you will have 40 ports free on the 3548 and 20 each on the 3524's. 400Mb uplinks and 80 free ports.
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    Managing Cisco Configs

    This all spawned out of having a rotating guest wireless password. We have about 30 ish wireless Access points and another 100 ish routers and switches (all Cisco). We need a tool to allow us to make changes to these devices in mass. In a previous job I have used Cisco works and WLSE, as well...
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    Wake on Lan works from S5, but not S3...

    That looks like a INTEL control panel.. I went with default drivers for the intel, and that screen is diffrent (I will try and remember to post a picture later) I wonder if the defautl windows drivers / panel works corectly?
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    Wake on Lan works from S5, but not S3...

    Under Properties for the adapter there is a power management tab. I recently noticed that by default on the 3 machines I have install win 7 on they are set to let wondows turn the power off to the device and the WOL is off. Check out the "power management" tab under the properites of the card.
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    Greenpeace Vandalizes HP Corporate HQ

    What do you mean by "exterminating" in your original statement? We may be on the same page. If you mean, if they could collect all of the domesticated animals in north America and kill them, then you haven’t shown me anything that proves that.
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    Greenpeace Vandalizes HP Corporate HQ

    I am not wrong in what I said. You said that "Such as they believe in exterminating all domesticated animals (which includes your dogs, cats, etc)." and "PETA on the other hand views domesticated ownership as cruelty. " . You link says nothing to support your statements, and PETA's official...
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    Greenpeace Vandalizes HP Corporate HQ

    I am no PETA supporter, but I think you may be mistaken. PETA on Pets You may be getting at the part where they oppose Puppy mills and having a dog on a chain all day long with minimal interaction where they would probably be better off in the wild, but in general your statement is not...
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    Old People Don’t Understand Twitter

    I'm 40 . I understand it, I just don't care. Some people get value out of little information. I need as much as I can get or it's a waste of time.
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    Police Chief Says iPhone Users Are Cowards

    If I were the cops I would use the information to my advantage, by not devoting so many resources to those areas, and to put them slightly in front of or after them (or other areas not known). That should actually increase the amount of tickets. Just have a memo a couple of times a week with a...
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    Craigslist Ad of the Day

    Sorry Guys forgot to put the NSFW tag on that link. (Language)
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    Craigslist Ad of the Day

    I see your fake Sony ad and raise you one.
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    Craigslist Ad of the Day

    I think I found who's selling it. Or at least did the peeing on the floor. Maybe both. Why all of a sudden do people from Chicago creep me out.
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    High Gain Antennas WAP ?

    More milliwats isn’t necessarily a good thing. I would rather have a different router with larger antennas. Both sides need to be able to send the signal the same distance, so it's like having a large mouth with small ears. People can hear you for blocks around, but if they talk back to you, you...
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    How to see who's eating the bandwidth

    Heres a second for Ntop. If you want to see who is going where and how much this is a great tool. The windows version is a little trickey to get, because they dont supply a compiled version, but if you know how to use google to search for executables, you can find it. It's Gnu License.
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    ESXi Woes / What can I do about non-supported hardware

    Thanks. Corrected. I was feeling way to lazy to look it up at the time, but I should have guessed 256. :)
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    ESXi Woes / What can I do about non-supported hardware

    While unsupported by VMware directly those boxes should work as other people have done it with that Hardware. See here You need to read the notes for each one, there may be things that don’t work, or you may need to do a little editing of files. Luckily my old EVGA board worked with both the...
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    IP Conflicts

    It could be some ARP tables in the router not clearing / updating. Have you rebooted the router? I used to run into this and clearing the ARP and CAM tables on the routers and switches cleared it up every time.
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    Internet monitor?

    Ntop TCP View
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    Favorite Networking Tools

    2 new tools I have found, both free Visionapp - great for RDP connections to multiple servers. Scales to size of vision app window and allows for per server settings (i.e. console) http://www.visionapp.com/freeware.html Netcure Discovery - Network Discovery and mapping. Useually the free...
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    External antena for Proxim wireless access point

    If it's mounted outside you have what Hoppy mentioned, as well as Lightning arresting, proper grounding, drip loops, weather sealing of connections, proper routing of wires, Not drilling through the wall and hitting an electrical wire, ETC. Having lightening hit it and light your house on fire...
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    Blocking FTP Access By Ip

    I was going to say add a route for that ip address to your loopback, but windows wont let you do that. i.e. route ADD -p [offensive ip address] MASK 255.255.255.255 127.0.0.1 But it wont work under windows.. :(
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    Anyone else using NEDI

    Just wondered if anyone else is using NeDi. I Updated my original post looking for an open source port mapping software, as well as added it to the networking tools thread, but wondered if anyone else has/is using it? So far I am pretty impressed with the usability and amount of functionality...
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    Favorite Networking Tools

    [NEDI Open source (free) Here are the highlights - Port to Ip and Mac mapping - Topology Mapping - Configuration management - Fairly intuitive and good looking web interface - Easy install and configuration. (some of the underlying configuration is NOT web based, but it's only 2-3...
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    Looking for a linux switchport mapping / management tool

    Not just view the info, but present it in a easy to use interface. For future reference I found what I was looking for. NEDI does a good job of mapping out the ports ip's and MAC addresses, as well many other things. We are running it on a few of our sites (20-30 switches) and with a few...
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    Looking for a linux switchport mapping / management tool

    I am trying to keep this simple, and maybe get a few more features in the process. I really want to give desktop people access to just VIEW switches, not change anything. I have looked at sdig and netdisco and one seems to be more trouble to install and not have the features, and the other...
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