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    Question about the Amazon affiliate link

    Came here to see if the link was still the same. Is it true Kyle can see everything I am buying? :eek: :p Also Kyle if we use does that effectively kick you out?
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    The Router Recommendations Thread (Consumer)

    Nice! Where did you order the APU2C4? Right from their site :unsure: am looking for something small and quiet. I've seen many Mini PCs on Amazon and AliExpress but still a bit out of what I am willing to spend.
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    The Router Recommendations Thread (Consumer)

    You live in a condo and have two UniFi AP AC LR? I have a 3000 sq ft house and have one UniFi AP AC Lite with great coverage (400ft range on the Lite). What hardware are you running for pfSense? I am running an old white box but it's super hot and I'd like to put together something that will...
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    Acer's Insane Gaming Laptop Is A Magic Box Of Stupid

    So with tax it's.... over 9,000? :p
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    2.1 Million Americans Subscribe to AOL Dialup Internet

    AOL? LOL! I miss my AOL profile that I "hacked" with HTML to make it colorful.
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    SMB lab build help

    No more than 20
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    SMB lab build help

    I am looking to build a Hyper-V 2012 R2 lab for our department so we can virtualize some old desktops that we still use, as well as use this lab for testing different applications. Keeping this separate from our production Hyper-V 2012 R2 Failover Cluster is the reason I want a new box. I am...
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    Has anyone here done any Sonicwall certifications?

    I have been thinking about it, but I have not figured out yet where to start. Was the Dell training any good?
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    Hit a WCG (World Community Grid) milestone? Post it here:

    Quad core for probably 100 days or so (realtime). I only have one machine running at the moment. Now I understand - thanks!
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    Hit a WCG (World Community Grid) milestone? Post it here:

    It is a 180 day badge but I have only been crunching for 104 days.
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    Hit a WCG (World Community Grid) milestone? Post it here:

    Somehow I managed a Ruby badge in MCM But I've only been registered with BOINC since 12/10/14 :confused:
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    Best way to backup Hyper-V machines?

    Veeam also has a free version - we use the paid version and it works well for Hyper-V.
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    Network pics thread

    Probably a good idea. Someone on this forum once got fired for posting photos of their work. :eek:
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    WCG Christmas Race 2014

    Yes I am [H]ardOCP for life! It just does not show up in any of my pages so I didn't think I was part of the challenge. But from what you are saying it goes off of the [H]ardOCP points, to which I contribute via the two projects in which I have enrolled. Thanks!
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    cage nut sizes

    You would think so, until you try to put them in this rack :p
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    cage nut sizes

    Well I just happened to find one with markings on the side so I did a Google search on that. The marking was m610 on one side and 093 126 on the other. It turns out the markings 093 126 are the "panel width" according to Fastenal so I ordered some and hope I ordered the correct thread size...
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    cage nut sizes

    Here is my problem and I am posting to see if anyone else has run into this before. I have an APC Netshelter with the powdercoat, and a regular M6 cage nut is not fitting in it. I have other cage nuts that are already in the Netshelter that are bigger and fit just fine. Even if I try to jam...
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    WCG Christmas Race 2014

    How do I join this challenge?
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    Hardware VPN for Home

    I use this method with a little WatchGuard XTM 25W at my house. Since it comes with I think one license for SSL VPN and I am the only one connecting, it works great.
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    Suggestions for underrated, free webmail account?

    If you are interested in running your own domain it is pretty easy. I can even give you a code for GoDaddy so you get 35% off your order. You would pick a domain name, buy it, and then in your online control panel through GoDaddy's website you would set up an email account. Then you would...
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    Remotely reboot router without internet connection

    Yep, a PDU where you can switch the ports on/off on a separate network/ISP is a simple way to get this done.
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    Time Warner Business Class Internet

    We use them for our main Internet connection and it has been rock solid. Their Business Class is definitely many notches above the residential services. The only issue we have had is EMI between the TWC router and the AT&T UVerse router which makes the TWC router go down :p I can't speak to...
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    Cloud networking for hosted website

    We have a small project where we will be serving up a web application to external users through our hosted VMware environment. I am using VMware vCenter Director to manage this environment from our hosting provider. I am unsure of how to ask the hosting provider to set up the network...
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    Network backup software

    You said you are using Veeam... I also use Veeam and I do file-level restores quite regularly. What is the problem you are having? Yes it backs up the entire VM, but when you go to restore you can pick and choose what you want to restore. The entire VM, just the virtual hard disks, or files...
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    Cable flagging help?

    what about orange cables? :p *rimshot*
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    Home Network / VPN Question

    How fast is your Internet connection? I don't see any problem with using a 10/100 firewall if your connection to the Internet is anything less than 100 Mbps. If you have the 10/100/1000 switch inside of the firewall you will still have gigabit speeds to everything on your network... I suppose...
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    What "Contraband" can IT actually detect?

    I know there is software out there that lets you manage USB domain wide based on the manufacturer and model ... so it's possible that they have blocked everything except this specific model of USB drive.
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    Help me bridge two networks with wifi

    I set up DD-WRT today on a Linksys WRT54g v6 and it is working beautifully as a Client Bridge to my wireless router downstairs. I used these instructions: 1. 2.
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    DNS servers.

    OpenDNS Home is still free
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    Cheap Content Filtering?

    You can specify sites as well as categories to block with OpenDNS.
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    Network pics thread

    I can't really tell because of the 2950s :D I'll let you know in a few weeks when I can turn those space heaters off.
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    Need help with my first quote on a networking overhaul

    Make sure you include a label maker on your quote :p
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    Network pics thread

    Yep we run 2x 2950s, 2x R610s and 2x R620s. Can't wait to shut down those 2950s!
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    DYN DNS no longer free in 30 days

    I've been using for a few years.
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    Company needs a new SAN

    In our current FAS2240-2 we have 12x900 10k SAS disks. Are these standard, or are these "low-to-mid grade"? I would love to get a good deal on a NetApp before the end of their fiscal year but I don't think this is enough time especially since I am not the one who signs off on it.
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    Help With New Server Build Please !

    For better pricing, make sure you check Amazon (using [H]ardOCP affiliate link) rather than Newegg.
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    Company needs a new SAN

    And as a followup... should I even be looking at a SAN? I don't know much about it but there seems to be a shift towards JBOD in recent years. Keep in mind this is still for production data running a multi-million dollar company.
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    Company needs a new SAN

    We have an old EMC CLARiiON AX4 at the main office that is on it's way out. On this we run a 4-node Hyper-V cluster via EMC PowerPath + iSCSI. In our datacenter we have a NetApp FAS2240-2 that has about 5 TB of space and 25% utilization at the moment. On this we run a 2-node Hyper-V cluster via...
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    DHCP Server on managed switches?

    What makes you think it only supports a single IP range? What is in the config that makes it seem this way?
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    Planning Hyper-V Storage for Win2012 Standard R2 Guests and Replicas

    I would recommend shared storage instead of storing the VMs on their own individual servers. You could use a NAS for something like this and still have great performance. This way you can cluster your Hyper-V hosts and be highly available. You won't have to use Hyper-V Replica because you will...