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Linux-based network backup solution

Do you have any recommendations for a Linux based backup solution that would be capable of backing up MS Servers and servers hosting MS Exchange data? I've started doing my own research, but so far ...
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What tool for tracking application/db/service installations and dependencies?

In our organisation, we have 4 layers of environments (DEV, INT, UAT, PROD). In each layer there are 1-3 sets of the following SOA environment (one per GUI application project): Around 5-10 ...
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Medium office fileserver: One professional server or multiple cheaper servers in cluster?

What would you recommend for a medium office fileserver? By medium office I mean roughly 100-150 users that connect to the fileserver sporadically during the day. We're talking about 2TB of data and ...
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Enterprise management and distribution of iPhone apps that you DID NOT create

I see through the Apple iOS enterprise deployment guide, http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/Enterprise_Deployment_Guide.pdf that you can deploy apps you develop and sign, but what if you want to ...
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Request of resources: IT Management direction

Does anyone know where I can find white papers on IT organizational structure? For instance, instilling a Dynamic view vs. Dictatorial view. For instance: Should a company dictate which email client ...
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Experiences in Upgrading from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010

I'm currently running Exchange 2003 SP2 Cluster on a Server 2003 AD Forest (in native 2003 mode), and we beginning to plan the upgrade to Server 2008 AD and Exchange 2010. We have two main sites, one ...
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Computer 'Wheel-Locks' concept

Here is the issue. At times we need to physically locate a PC. However the users tend to dismiss a pop-up notification. Additionally the PC may not be signed into and then the pop up will not ...
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Blackberry Enterprise Server and Bloomberg

I'm trying to install a new bes express 5 server with a Bloomberg MDS Gateway but there doesn't seem to be much documentation on this setup. I'm comfortable with the blackberry server setup, but not ...
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Why are ERP programs so.. weird? [closed]

I'm currently on a project to narrow down the choices out there for distributor ERP's for a small business. While getting quotes, I was given very, very little information about the programs ...
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Does index fill factor become meaningless on large tables?

At work we have a 250GB database with several very large tables. One of the maintenance plans that runs every 48 hours performs a reindex on all tables. This takes about four hours, and is currently ...
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Removing a file from a network share not in the recycle bin?

A client has removed an essential file by accident from a network share, the file is not listed in the recycle bin on that system and not on the server either. Where did the file went? Client: ...
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Enterprise class storage best practices

One thing that has always perplexed me is storage best practices. Filesystems brag about how they can be petabytes or exabytes in size. Yet, I do not know many sysadmins who are willing to let a ...
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Windows Server 2003 Enterprise - How Can I Add a SPF Record to DNS?

I'm in the DNS management console, and I can't find SPF in the new record type list. What do I need to do to create a SPF record?
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how to configure MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) on Red hat linux 4

how to configure MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) on Red hat linux 4
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Enterprise online backup providers

We've used Iron Mountain's LiveVault service but found that it was only good for file level backups. We liked how it backed up every 15 minutes. It doesn't support Exchange 2007-10 and the web ...
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2008 Datacenter over Enterprise

What are the advantages using windows 2008 Datacenter over Enterprise licensing ? Thanks.
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Software for network hardware asset management, quite big problem!

Not an issue for a small network, but becomes a pain when it grows. How can I track what ever happens to my network's hardware (repairs, upgrades, whatever) if I don't want to dig into loads of Excel ...
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Server to server data migration

I want to migrate my old server (Redhat Enterprise) data to a new server (Rackspace hosting) without downloading the files. Thanks for the help!
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xorg version in centos 5.4

Hi what is the release version of Xorg in CentOs 5.4? can somebody do a 'Xorg -version' and paste the output here. Thanks.
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Quickbooks Enterprise vs Microsoft Dynamics GP [closed]

We have outgrown Quickbooks Pro and are currently shopping for a replacement. We are debating on moving up in the Quickbooks chain and going with QB Enterprise, or possibly moving over to Microsoft ...
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Are HP Nonstop servers becoming less common in the Enterprise?

I'm a system admin for a HP Nonstop server. Recently, the vendors (ACI) of the main application we use (Base24) announced a partnership with IBM to move future releases of the application to the z/OS ...
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Does my SQL Server database use any Enterprise Edition only features?

I have a SQL Server 2008 database, up on an Enterprise Edition server. I am wondering if I can move it over to a standard enterprise edition server. Is there any way for me to test the database to ...
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Is there any Enterprise Project books using main features of 2008 server

Just Like we have books available in market for Websites building where all the necessary techniques like php javascript css are applied to one BIG website project. So that we can know how those ...
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MSSQL Auditing Recomendations

As an aspiring DBA, I have recently been asssigned the task of implementing the tracking of all data changes in the database for a peice of software we are developing. After playing with microsoft's ...
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What's the deal with “business” netbooks?

An IT company is trying to sell me netbooks, but because they're "business" rather than "home" they're twice the price for less than the same specs. Adding insult to injury, we're quoted separately ...
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What's the nominal cost of enterprise storage per GB?

How much do corporate IT departments typically chargeback to the business for each GB of storage?
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Enterprise Level Anti-virus software with these Requirements

I have read this and this this But I have a few requirements that I don't know are addressed in those questions. I am looking for a Replacement for our Symantec Anti virus. (if you want to know why ...
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What is gcp and where can I find it? [closed]

I currently try to install a software package (unfortunately the support is very unhelpful for various reasons). The software has an install script which works quite well, however the script checks ...
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Modifying default website breaks ColdFusion multi instance administrator on IIS7

To recreate: Setup Server 2008 standard Install ColdFusion 8 Enterprise Multi instance Confirm that CF admin works by going to http://servername/CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm from another PC. Open ...
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enterprise alternatives to WPAD proxy configuration?

We have 40+ sites in 20+ countries. We use egress filtering and force most users through proxy servers via WPAD. WPAD is great and works 99.9% for us. However, we have had a few cases where WPAD ...
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What level of readiness does your organization have for IPv6? [closed]

I've been learning more about IPv6, and am getting to the point where I'm going to be implementing an IPv6 lab to test various technologies that our company relies on, so that I can re-engineer them ...
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Looking for an Enterprise Wiki that can be hosted on Linux

We use Google site's wiki to host a large portion of our internal documents. We use it to track releases, ideas, brainstorms, lists, rack/asset info, etc... We've realized this is not ideal and we've ...
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enterprise search engine deployment asking for advice

I am asked to either deploy or develop an enterprise (intranet) search engine which could index all web pages of a couple of internal servers, and have a search portal to display all related content, ...
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I can't find firewall on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition

I Just want to open the 1433 port for SQL Server locally, please I dont know who config this server so when I try netsh firewall , prompt saids "the command not exits" by the way routing and nat are ...
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2003 Server Enterprise Edition cannot run ASP.NET applications?

I wonder if anybody tried running ASPX pages in 32-bit Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition? I have dozens of production web servers that use 2003 Standard and they never have this problem. Here is ...
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Google Chrome Enterprise - Any Gotchas?

Has anyone rolled out Google Chrome to a medium / large organisation? I would like to suggest it to our management (because I think it would work very nicely with some of our intranet ...
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Good enterprise-capacity, platform-nuetral file and program distribution systems?

In an organization with hundreds of Windows and UNIX boxes what options exist to manage and distribute files and programs to the enterprise? I have looked at Microsoft's SMS with some UNIX ...
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What features would you add to Firefox to get it into the enterprise?

Firefox adoption in the home/personal user base seems to be growing fine, but adoption in the enterprise is not going anywhere quickly. My view on this is because SysAdmins are not promoting it ...
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What backup software offerings are fit for “enterprise” use?

Coming from the FOSS area, there are few backup solutions which are fit for use in larger environments. There's an abundance of existing commercial backup software and I'm interested how they measure ...
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Enterprise anti-virus recommendations and experiences [closed]

What do you use or recommend for an enterprise anti-virus solution? Please include your good and bad experiences; they're valuable information for others considering solutions. Please be specific ...
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Linux / apache web-server segmentation fault warnings

Lately I have been receiving a lot of segmentation fault warnings on my web-server. The warnings look like: [notice] child pid xxxx exit signal Segmentation fault (11) I have consulted with the ...
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You're an open source shop.. how do you do shared calendaring?

I run an open source collaboration suite, I'm happy with it, my userbase are happy with it too... all except for calendaring. It's a serious sore point, and I'm scrambling to find a solution. I've ...
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Which company phone do you recommend? [closed]

In terms of handling enterprise infrastructure, bulk pricing, and overall ease of use, which phone/plan would you recommend for a company wide (or division wide) phone plan? I am somewhat familiar ...
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Enterprise scaling - hardware & server tips

Things change when you are delivering to a large enterprise audience. What are the most important things to think about in relation to your server or server farm when scaling to a very large user ...
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Why does redhat seem to be so popular in the enterprise world?

Title says it all. For personal usage, I tend to prefer Debian/Ubuntu over Redhat. It's not necessarily that I dislike Redhat (or more specifically CentOS or Fedora) so much as it is that I like ...