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Definition of differential and incremental backups

On Wikipedia (in german about Archivbit -- http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archivbit) I read the following: “Full backup: The full backup backs up all files - regardless of their attributes - and resets ...
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embedded white space in nagios arguments

I created my own nagios command $USER1$/check_http -H $HOSTNAME$ -p $ARG1$ -u $ARG2$ -e $ARG3$ -w 5 -c 10 -4 used by a new service. When the $ARG3$ contains some white space (for instance "200 ...
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I have hard the term “swimlane” used but don't fully understand it [closed]

I have heard the term swimlane used in the context of group of servers. It can be a rack that houses all the parts of a particular application. Everything from database to load balances. Or maybe for ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection virus definition files

Are Symantec Endpoint Protection virus definition files protected by "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shutdown" option? in other words I want to know if virus ...
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Fileshare server infrastructure name

I'm currently developing a documents fileshare service, and it becomes more and more evident that my very basic configuration with a server from Plesk is unsufficient for my needs. I.e. I'm starting ...
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What is Infiniband? [closed]

What is Infiniband? What I have found is its a fabric switch network medium used for high performance computing. But more specificly what is it? Is it networking medium in the same way as cat5e is to ...
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Chef: import definitions from other cookbooks

Basically I have a couple cookbooks I've written, and currently they all have the same definition file copied on each. Obviously this is a bad situation, as it makes adding new cookbooks more ...
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What is reverse DNS?

*.in-addr.arpa domains: lot of requests in my OpenDNS account. I know this should be normal and it's about reverse DNS. I've been reading here and there but still I can't really get how it works and ...
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Classes & Defines in Puppet

Although I know the immediate solution to a problem I was facing yesterday (thanks to the folks over at IRC #puppet), I still don't understand how it solved the problem, or rather what's the ...
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Definitive download location for MBSA “wsusscn2.cab” file for offline mode scans?

I'm running Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1 against some servers that don't have outbound access to the Internet, by design of firewall restrictions, and therefore I'm wishing to run MBSA in ...
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Defining hosts in sudoers file

I want to edit my sudoers file so users have different privileges based on where they are logging in from. I want to have 3 different locations: External network(internet), internal(local lan) and the ...
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SMTP Servers, and ISPs

I'm doing a bit of research for work regarding SMTP servers. Basically, our company is bringing some work in-house that we've been doing remotely through other companies. We have the need to work with ...
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Legalise: What is a “live operating environment” (EULA)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? In the Windows 7 RC EULA, what is meant by "use ... in a live operating environment"? I don't know if I am "in a ...
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What is Data Scrubbing in the context of database?

Even after reading on Data Scrubbing on Wikipedia, I am still not clear on what Data Scrubbing really is when the term is used for database. Is it a formal engineering principal that there is a ...