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    Is this possible? Help needed...

    Dynamic IP's on SOHO router gear is basically static. They typically do not change. You can alter the lease or reservation if the router allows it. If you want to stay with a static IP then just make sure your forwarded correctly on the router to the port your using for your VPN traffic.
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    Drive mapping issue

    Clients don't know, don't care, and are not affected by what type of partition/volume is on the other end. With that said, don't expect much of a response with such little information given. For instance, you said you couldn't get the nodes to connect. How so? Errors? Events in event...
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    Setting up something in server 2003...not sure what its called.

    Actually if you read the OP you saw where he/she is trying to get user folder content availablity to that user. The question/recommendation, I assume, was suggesting just mapping a drive instead of going through the hassle of a website. The OP does not elaborate enough to make assumptions to...
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    Setting up something in server 2003...not sure what its called.

    any of them. all of them. That's their function
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    Setting up something in server 2003...not sure what its called.

    I would think you could use a Host header and build sites out for each share rather than a virtual directory. This would require CName records in DNS and for all I know it might not work. But logically I don't see a problem with that. Just never tried it. I may try it on a test server just...
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    File sharing across 2 linksys routers?

    BS. It is a switch. Disabling DHCP and bypassing the WAN port makes the device a switch. Period
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    Windows update: .net framework 3.0

    erm.......is that all the information your going to give? If so, do you think there's anyone that can really offer any advice?
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    File sharing question.

    Beyond disabling simple file sharing and locking down with NTFS permissions (The security tab on the folder, file or volume) you can also hide the shares for a bit more security. Just add $ to the end of the share.
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    For those thinking of Virtualization

    Stay away from Dell Blade chassis unless they have gotten ALOT better. A few years ago and then again year ago we looked at them. We're a Dell shop with the physical servers. 1000 or so physical rack mounted Poweredges. Dell's Bladecenters were a joke comparited to the IBM's we went with...
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    performance difference between dual port and single port?

    Router. In windows specifically to setup a RRAS servver with multiple segments. Any number of Linux distros and firewall/router apps that could utilize a multiport NIC. As long as the onboard processor was worthy, there'd be no performance hit. If the load is off'd to the box, then in theory...
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    how does windows 2003 deal with multiple cpu's?

    If you want to assign specific CPU's to services, processes, exe's etc..., you can use Windows System Resource Manager. I have just been playing around with it in fact. Developer did a app upgrade and now one of the app's services just hammers cpu cycles. So his request was to dedicate...
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    See.... this is why I hate microsoft. (whining inside)

    But ALL the problems you've had so far are Microsofts fault right? Oi vay. :rolleyes:
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    Workgrouped PC not accessible Error

    Likely a resolution problem. The icons are still there because they're cached. Try to get to the remote computer via IP instead of name and use UNC instead of network places. Start, run, then type the remote computers IP in a path with this syntax \\192.168.1.5 substituting the...
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    new question from an old dad

    Radmin is remote console program. Are you sure the kid that helped you didn't install this? If he did not, then you need to uninstall the application asap and get a decent firewall. If he did I'd be asking him why he compromised your network with an app like that. Perhaps there is a...
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    is this true? google

    Editing
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    How do I force Win2k Server to choose NIC #1 vs. NIC #2 (both have Internet, though)

    Remove any gateway on the NIC you don't want to have internet access.
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    Opensource replacement to VMware

    Errr, yes you will. See post above as to one of the reasons why. You still need the front end, the vehicle if you like. Host OS support makes the application and hypervisor run for lack of a perfect word, better. Now, you may have apps native to the OS. A package for your linux distro...
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    VMWare ESX issue

    Welcome to the VI infrastructure client. Jesus, I loved 2.X and still have 20 or so hosts waiting to be migrated over to join the 15 or 30 VI3 hosts. A migration I am dreading unless they can release some updates to the current software. Have you tried VMWare forums? By far the best VMWare...
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    AD and user rights..

    List of rules? Want to elaborate on that? Are you asking what the rights/permissions are for a given group? The local group rights matrix is a google search away. Same for domain groups.
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    Windows 2000 on new hardware, is it a good idea?

    Your concerned about paying for XP and asking about server 2003? You'd use 2003 drivers though XP drivers may work for some hardware. 2K3 is a server OS and is fairly expensive. Not really a choice for a home user everyday OS. As to the comment about a second core. OS sees dual core as...
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    User rights problem?

    Start, run, type gpedit.msc and handle with care. You can lock yourself out with ease if your not careful
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    Windows 2000 on new hardware, is it a good idea?

    There is no reason to not run it. Other than perhaps driver support for newer hardware. If you don't want to pay for XP and don't have a copy and you do have a copy of 2000, then why not. Old software is not a legitimate reason. There may be a legitimate reason. Say for instance, you...
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    I don't understand the network setups

    It's what many of us have written. . "Originally Posted by imzjustplayin: Maybe I'm just ignorant ...."
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    Whats the best Linux distro?

    Of course you can save something into a folder in Ubuntu.
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    Whats the best Linux distro?

    "Whats the best Linux distro?" Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.
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    The "peformance tool" in windows 2K/XP

    Get and install something like NetMon, or Ethereal to capture some traffic, see what's going on.
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    The "peformance tool" in windows 2K/XP

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/Windows2000Pro/reskit/part6/proch27.mspx?mfr=true Will answer any question you might have about perfmon and how to use it. Once again you ask a question that is far to vague in scope and context. The link above addresses 2000 specifically...
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    Want to make a SAN, looking for some guidance.

    You fellas are pissin in the wind with advice here. Just a heads up. Look in the network forums for evidence.
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    I don't understand the network setups

    "But, to be as nice as possible, if it took you a day to figure out a couple of jumpers... please don't question or berate people when they tell you to go read books. You really need to get a bunch of books on these different technologies and read through them. End of story. Once you have a good...
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    LAN Problem (cannot share files/play games after format)

    You have public IP's. Bad idea. You want a SOHO router regardless of the name resolution working or not.
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    LAN Problem (cannot share files/play games after format)

    That's why someone mentioned posting your IP's. I'm a little suprised you ever had it working properly. Buy a $25 router.
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    One way recognation on home network?

    Maybe someone already mentioned it but you have tried with just the IP correct? \\192.168.0.5 or whatever the remote IP is. If your using Network Places as your connectivity tool my suggestion would be to cease and desist immediately on that one. ;)
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    LAN Problem (cannot share files/play games after format)

    Using network places? Number one would be to stop using that if your depending on it for network resource connectivity. Start, Run, then type the remote computer name via UNC path syntax is \\servername But if NP isn't working and you can't ping by name then name resolution isn't working...
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    How do I change my WEP key in my D-Link DGL-4300 router?

    Since nobody chimed in with this already, RTFM. Second time I've posted that today. Are people really so lazy they won't go get the PDF and spend 2 minutes reading?
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    Hey -- Need help with WGT624 NetGear router

    RTFM. It's on the website if you don't have a paper copy.
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    WEP vs. WPA security

    Yeah, running nothing is much better. :rolleyes:
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    To those who work in a DNOC...Question

    You'd really need to define what your job description would be. Working in a NOC could mean alot of things. Could be watching a plasma screen for alerts and contacting the actual support staff for instance.
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    200 yd wireless shot....any ideas?

    11db is overkill for 200 yards. I would recommend removing any obstacles if possible and just going with something directional. If you have LOS then virtually any directed pattern will carry at that distance.
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    WEP vs. WPA security

    WEP is better than nothing at all, since very few people would bother a WEP enabled WLAN when generally speaking there will be many others nearby that aren't secured at all. But for someone with the desire and tools it's pretty easy to bypass. There are, I believe, AP's that support both...
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    NOD32 not supported by Vista, is any virus program?

    Avast free version works fine with Vista
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