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How do you ensure that two data network links have no SPOF?

How do you ensure that two data network links have no SPOF (Single Point of Failure)? We are working on a datacenter network connectivity and need to ensure that there will be no SPOF. We will have ...
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How should I proceed with establishing a Remote Infrastructure management system for my [small] company?

My company is having a small IT infrastructure. Details are: 125 computers One mail server One NAS and One database server We want to establish a remote infrastructure management system, where in ...
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Plesk directory structure problems [closed]

I have an entire website with the following directory structure: /example.com /html (public) /css /js index.php /lib session.php other_lib_files.php ...
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Nginx, Varnish, ESI - Will that work?

I've serveral backends (one is nginx+passenger) to combine via ESI. Since I don't want to go without gzip/deflate and SSL varnish can't do the job out of the box. So I thought about the following ...
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What causes network cable to not work?

I've installed a bunch of cat-5 and when I check it for continuity and polarity it seems fine, but when I hook up a pair of laptops with a x-over cord and try to ping between them, they can detect ...
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VM Infrastructure client reporting an error in our HA/DRS Cluster

Our VM infrastructure client is reporting that one of the ESX hosts is reporting an error. The error is: "HA agent on esx2 in cluster Ha/DRS Cluster 1 in Datacenter has an error Has anyone ...
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best connection suggestions or best practices for multi site data pull, expert advice needed

i will be having a NAS box that will be receiving data from 20 sites in 20 cities. the computers will be sending about 500MB a night from each site. What are the requirements for equipment hardware ...
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I am setting up an architecture for multiple projects on Linux. Different clients. Any advice?

This will probably be on cloud. Can anyone give any general tips on setting up a Admin-server/DB/Web/Processing/Development-environment architecture? Like... Security, only 1 admin server can be ...
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Issues with conflicting IPs [closed]

Suppose there is a simple infrastructure wireless network. Suppose we have figured out a way for all clients on the network to coexist with all of them having the same IP address. What could be issues ...
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Infrastructure Wireless Network Without Router

Is there any way to create an infrastructure wireless network without a router? In other words, is there some way to make a PC behave as a wireless router? Other PCs should be able to see this network ...
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Infrastructure Wireless Network Routing

Suppose there are two clients, A and B, on the same infrastructure-based wireless network with access point C. When A wants to send a packet to B, does C have to forward it to B, or can B just pick it ...
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Complete infrastructure capacity planning exercise [duplicate]

Despite my colleague and myself being application developers by nature, our current contract engagement has placed us into the infrastructure operations branch of our customer. While we are still ...
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How to properly deploy multiple computer labs and have room for future expansion?

I am currently the only computer guy at a high school (small budget). Currently, there is no real infrastructure in place. There are just office computers connected to a consumer grade router that ...
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active directory or workgroup for production machines

The old school of thought was that application and database servers should not be part of the domain. I have my network setup such that only the app servers can communicate with the db servers. The ...
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Tool to describe information about infrastructure

I'm looking for something to describe existing infrastructure of working applications. What I need: The ability to create new entities, add/edit properties of entity. Example of entity is Windows ...
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Network port mounting bracket/box

Does anyone known of a source for open back, low voltage, old work, electrical boxes that are intended to be installed through the Sheetrock and mount to studs? I've found boxes for old construction ...
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guidelines for wiring an office

Does anyone have a link for recommended network wiring for office space? Runs per wall plate, wall plates per room, that sort of thing.
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What default Windows setting to change to optimize for performance?

Introduction: I am responsible for more than 100 PC's in a medium sized company, and when I install new PC's with the default windows settings, I always wonder which settings could actually be ...
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What are good practices for distinguishing production environment from others? [closed]

My main area of work is programming, and I sometimes have to perform some actions on production servers (when deploying application or configuring something...). So my question is, what should be ...