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Putting /etc under source control

I would like to put my /etc directory iunder source control using bazaar. Are there any gotchas in doing this. It seems safer to do it user an ordinary user rather than root - might there a be a ...
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What are the best practices in deciding what to lock down and what to allow with corporate users?

How do you decide what is permissible to allow users control over? With a given feature or functionality (say, setting shares on a folder, attaching certain filetypes in email, installing USB devices) ...
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Control my network

I work on a small company where 4 computers are connected to the Internet through a router. (router is linked to a hub 'switcher I think' and gives all computers internet access). I want to control ...
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Remote Control For Unix(debian distro)

I have a problem where my unix systems are being sent out to all corners of the world where they are uploading data to a database. What I am finding is people dont know about Firewalls/Port forwarding ...
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Can Non-login accounts in Linux make scp connections?

We have some generic Ids for working on the Linux boxes. Recently we decided that the generic account will be locked out for logins and people will get individual IDs (which is always the best choice, ...
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Ubuntu remote access

I have two pc in a network, now I'm far away from that PC, so because of this I installed Teamwiever. At the moment I can reach one PC(on that pc is running windows 7), I can reach the other PC as ...
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The difference between administering Mac OS vs Windows machines

What's the difference between administering Mac OS vs Windows machines in terms of : difficulties encountered access control security the number of calls to the helpdesk (is it lower?) I've never ...
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Need a hardware solution for remote controling a PC

Hello We have kiosk computers scattered around the country, and are using VNC to control them. But VNC has limitations (only works if the OS is intact, for instance). I want to be able to control the ...
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Suggestion for software to control internet

I need to implement a gateway that will allow me to control the access to the internet of a network made up of a about half a dozen of workstations. My main obejectives are the following: 1- ...
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ProLiant ML110 G7 Access Bios with USB Control Disable

I have a server ProLiant ML110 G7, and need to access the bios on it. The problem is the USB ports are disabled. How can I access it?
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Bandwidth usage maxed out

some people working with me ask me to look around for answers about a bandwidth problem they've been having. The problem is simple, when one user download something all connection (like RDP and ...
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Insufficient disk space; try again later Fedora Core 5

Hi Guys I really need some help here. We've got a production server in the office running Fedora Core 5. As far as I can tell it's been configured with a software RAID configuration and even if I ...
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Cloud hosting services bandwith out of control

The cloud hosting services are risky from an economic standpoint, why do not you have no control over the bandwidth? Myth or Reality ? Note: this question is posed by the perspective of small ...
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Not Letting Users Prints Certain Powerpoint Files

We have a bad problem of people forgetting/not caring enough to print handout versions of sometimes very large powerpoint presentations. Is there a way to force them to print handout versions of ...
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Can anyone think of a way of preventing an XP client from performing DNS lookups for external domains?

As usual, we're trying to tighten security even further in our organisation. The current focus for me is the possibility of a compromised XP client from using DNS lookups as a command/control channel ...
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how can i know the maximum allowed number of forks for a process in ubuntu?

I am using PROCESS CONTROL in PHP to create forks. my server's operating system is Ubuntu. How can i know what is the capacity of my server in handling those forks? is there a limit? and if so, can i ...
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Finding the bottleneck

I've just begun running some tests on our application system using JMeter. We are currently running a three-server setup. Requests go to a load balancer, which sends it to one of two apache servers ...
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Control data access on the storage server (locally and remotely)

My current employer would like me to have some sort of system in place where the access to the data is being logged, this including the sysadmin. Currently we have one server that runs a CENTOS on it ...
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DC Setup for two environment?

I have two infrastructure both are using same dc as well as at same location. 1> Corporate infrastructure 2> Web Application Hosting Infrastructure Now i am going to seperate them, also would be ...
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EULAs and Remote Support Policies

This question arose because I recently allowed a support technician help me with an problem with an installation of a software product on my computer. The support technician took remote control over ...
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Remote control server dialing out to viewer?

I'm looking for a remote control application that satisfies the following requirements: the server (ie. the application running on the customer's PC I need to support) dials out to connect to the ...
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Where can I find the dependent information like that in the control file of .deb package?

As I know, .deb package usually includes a control file. Take libfreetype6_2.3.9-5ubuntu0.4_i386.deb for example, its control file includes the following content: Package: libfreetype6 Source: ...
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Apache Header cache control using Location

I am trying to set two different http headers for cache control for two different portions of our site. These are the lines in my site.conf for the virtual host: <Location ~ ...
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Finalising WebPreferences in foswiki

How can i finalise the preferences in foswiki so that no other user except the admin can override them.... thnx in advance for replying
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Feasibility of controlling two or more NAS via iSCSI

We currently run a two-year-old Iomega StorCenter ix2-200 through Windows iSCSI initiator on a Dell Optiplex 745. Meanwhile, we have two Seagate BlackArmor 440's running independently through Ethernet ...
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Is it possible to restrict the bandwidth used by a network client?

Is it possible to control or restrict the amount of data used by each person or station connected to a WIFI or hard wired Router? I'd like to bandwidth-limit connections to stop or restrict ...
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How to know Control Panel [closed]

I know local address of sites : /home/virtual/site.com/webroot/htdocs/ I want to know what control panel they use?!