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illegitimate traffic from user agent Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.10) Gecko/2009042316 Firefox/3.0.10 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

This is a rapidly changing event that has no answer yet. Please do not post your findings or assumptions as answers; reserve the answer field for when you actually have an answer. If ...
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How do I create the identity certificate required to setup Mobile Device Management on an iOS device?

I'm trying to provision an iOS device to be managed using the Apple MDM capabilities. Using the iPhone Configuration Utility, I'm trying to create a configuration profile. Under the Mobile Device ...
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Why do mobile networks have high latencies? How can they be reduced?

I'm increasingly seeing mobile networking technologies being used to get internet access in areas where it is otherwise not available. While mobile networking is usually not yet viable as the primary ...
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Prevent end-users from purchasing apps on iOS

We are looking to deploy iPads from inside our organization. We want to be able to install apps for users, which can be done via Mobile Device Management. However, we do not want users to be able to ...
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Android software for the system administrator on the move [closed]

My company has over service through Verizon, and AT&T Service in the area is "shoddy" at its best, so I haven't been able to join the "iPhone party" like so many of my fellow system administrators ...
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IIS 7.5 Redirect / URL Rewrite to mobile version of website

I'm looking for an IIS solution (not programming) to redirect a website to a mobile version of the website. It looks like it might be possible, but not sure, with IIS Redirect or using IIS URL Rewrite ...
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How does www mobile redirection work? [closed]

How does a website detect whether http requests are comming from a mobile device or not? In my mind, it's all just TCP/IP packets with a standard address/port header right? Is this a ...
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Manage Certificates on 500 Mobile Devices

Is there a tool to facilitate setting up and managing certificates for mobile devices (running Windows Mobile 5) The end goal I have is to have my WCF Services (run on IIS) only trust these ...
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How does 3G/Mobile phones get allocated an IP address? Does this mess with Google Analytics?

This question is in two parts. Q1. How does a mobile phone get an IP address over 3G? Like, would it get the same IP for a shortish period of time (Eg. 1 day, etc)? Because my phone is constantly ...
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Routing to proxy and code injection into files served on local network

I'm trying to set up an Open Device Lab. This question focuses on the network routing of and injection of code into the responses to requests made by the test devices. I want people to be able to ...
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Can anyone guess what protocol these packets belong to?

We see these packets being injected in an FTP-DTP channel during a downlink file transfer on Telstra's NEXTG mobile network. We are not sure if these are network level packets, a problem with our 3G ...
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With more mobile users, my geo ip database is becoming useless

I've been enjoying the benefits of Geo IP lookup from database for some time. It's great. People are increasingly trying to access my site from a mobile phones or 3G modems, and their physical ...
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Are there any Microsoft Exchange Clients for iOS and Android that store their local data in an encrypted manner?

I don't feel like this is a product recommendation question, more of a "does this tech even exist and is it feasible" question, but if I'm wrong, feel free to give this question the boot. Context: ...
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Slow web responses to mobile devices clog my apache workers

I'm running a web server (apache, but I don't think there is really a difference), that serves a lot of requests to mobile devices (hundreds per second). The server is a mix of a pure web server with ...
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How are cellphone IP addresses assigned?

When my cellphone accesses a website via the tower and its GPRS gateway, NAT ensures that the sites receive a public IP. Would all phones using a single tower have the same IP? If yes, then how can ...
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Round-Robin DNS in mobile networks

After reading load distribution alternatives and giving my limited skills on the area I'm biased toward round-robin DNS strategy. From what I understood, one key aspect of DNS Round-Robin is setting ...
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Mobile device access policies

HR wants us to prevent part-time hourly staff from checking email while off the clock. Is it possble to disable Activesync and OWA via exchange policy for users in a particular group? I have looked ...
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How can I use apache to redirect users (based on user_agent and using mod_rewrite) to my mobile site only if a mobile pages exists.

I want to detect mobile users based on their user_agent. If a user is browsing the full version of the site and they have a certain user_agent, I want to redirect them (using mod_rewrite) to the ...
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When redirecting a mobile browser to a m.domain.com subdomain, what status code should I return?

I'm curious what status code I should be using when redirecting a mobile browser that hits domain.com and is redirected to m.domain.com. I feel like a 301 (Moved Permanently) isn't quite right, but ...
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What is the best TCP congest algorithm to use for a mobile device?

Given the multitude of TCP algorithms available now and the rise of Linux based mobile devices, what are ideal algorithm(s) to consider? From reading of the various implementations, Veno and ...
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Nokia E75 Mail for Exchange

I have a SBS2003 runing Exchange Server 2003 SP2. My OWA has a godaddy certificate valid for 3 years to come installed. HTTPS works fine for OWA. The certificate has also been copied into the Nokia ...
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How to not redirect when cookie is set in haproxy?

On my site I redirect users with mobile devices to a mobile site using my Haproxy loadbalancer. I got some complaints about that and want to offer the users a link back to the "classic" portal. As not ...
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Exchange user is no longer receiving email on Android phone

Mfg/Model: Samsung Droid Charge Android Version: 2.3 Provider: Verizon Error: Failed to connect The user was previously receiving emails just fine on his phone, but since this morning, he hasn't ...
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Mobile phone company expert

Not sure if this fits for serverfault, stackoverflow or superuser, so let me know if I'm posting in the wrong forum. We have need for a phone company that can handle the following: ยท When a customer ...
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serving mp3s to mobile devices is flooding nginx with partial requests

I am serving mp3s with a minimalistic nginx server. What I see in my log files is that there are a lot of requests, in particular from AppleCoreMedia and sometimes Android useragents, that flood the ...
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How to use VirtualHosts in apache2 for mobile subdomain?

Need some help to redirect to a mobile subdomain. Currently both m.domain.com and domain.com will go to var/www/html/mobile. Obviously I need domain.com to direct to var/www/html and m.domain.com to ...
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Bypass cache for mobile user agents, VARNISH+NGINX+W3CACHE

Right now I'm running Wordpress w/ W3 Cache on nginx with varnish front end. I'm trying to use the WP Touch Pro plugin for wordpress to display mobile sites, but it is not working. Shows the desktop ...
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Exchange server not serving mobile devices - how to troubleshoot?

Our exchange server has suddenly stopped serving mobile devices. Attempts to connect result in our ActiveSync server returning HTTP 500. It is serving outlook clients fine. Our server is Windows ...
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Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80?

Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80Is it possible to force the Apple Darwin Streaming Server to send streaming over port 80? Background: We have a ...
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Can I have TCP timouts up to 10-20 minutes?

It it important to rely on TCP guaranteed delivery even in case of mobile client which could disappear in a tunnel for a long time when TCP with standard settings give up and close the connection. Is ...
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odd query strings in Googlebot requests

Google's indexing bot (edit: yes, it's Google, IP resolves) seems to be adding arbitrary query strings to our home page. xx.xxx.xx.xxx - - [30/Jun/2009:10:14:37 -0400] "GET /?key=61680 HTTP/1.1" 200 ...
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Serve different files for specific user agents using nginx

Using nginx, how do you serve different static files for different user agents? For example, if the current user is using an iPhone, they should be served mobile_index.html, whereas all other user ...
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Include inheritable permissions from this objects parent unticks itself - Server 2008R2 / Exchange 2010

In order to get mobile email syncing to work in our Exchange 2010 / Server 2008R2 we have to go to the users account in AD, go to properties, security, advanced and select the top object which is an ...
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Limit number of views to a website from a smartphone

How do websites such as nytimes.com limit the number of accesses to their website from mobiles/smart phones? My understanding is that they would only see the mobile gateway IP so they can't use IP ...
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RDP Over Mobile Satellite Internet

I am planning a vacation to a destination that will not allow me to have cell or Internet service. I play a role in my organization such that in an emergency situation, my availability is of some ...
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How do you configure IIS to display at proper size on mobile devices, is it viewport?

I have a web app that is targeted to mobile devices. It displays fine on old devices with a screen size around 320px wide, but it displays as a little postage stamp in the corner of the screen on ...
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Stable portable wifi web server [closed]

This is a somewhat strange issue, but here it goes: A team (about 15 users) in our organization uses a self-contained Ruby-on-Rails web app to search and view data for competitions. There wouldn't be ...
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Should a MobiTex service with a highly resilient website offer content over WAP? [closed]

I'm trying to offer services over the MobiTex network (also see wiki) and want to reduce double-work. I'm trying to understand if it is a good idea to WAP enable my website. Given that WAP usage is ...
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How can I use Tobit David on my Laptop? [closed]

experts and pros! I'd like to install Tobit David 10 on my Laptop to use it from home. I can't find any documentation that can help me configuring the David Server -the programm needs to run on a ...
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Connecting to IPv6 hosts when mobile and on a Surface?

Specifically, at my usual location, I have an IPv6 network which connects to the Internet via a static tunnel set up to Hurricane Electric's tunnel broker ( http://www.tunnelbroker.net/ ). This works ...
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After binding Mac to AD, first login successfully creates mobile account and logs in, after that next login locks AD account

Mac os x 10.7 and 10.8 AD Server 2008 R2 Binding using AD Plugin or dsconfigad -add mydomain -username myuser -ou "OU=Computers,OU=Sites,OU=Mysite,DC=mycompany,DC=com" Works fine. First login ...
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OpenBSD pf 'match in all scrub (no-df)' causes HTTPS to be unreachable on mobile network

First of all: excuse me for my poor usage of the English language. For several years I'm experiencing problems with the 'match in all scrub (no-df)' rule in pf. I can't find out what's happening ...
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iOS check-in fails on IIS MDM with 405 despite *.ashx handling all verbs

I have an IIS 7.5 server which is configured to support MDM checkin over HTTPS using a cert generated from a test CA. The CA cert is installed as a trusted CA on the iOS 5 device. In IIS Manager, I've ...
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Mobile Device Emulator Access IIS Website

I'm working on setting up a mobile version of a website, which I have running locally in IIS as a new website, so I can access it from my browser at http://{website_name}/ I want to be able to test ...
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Redirect mobile browser in apache but allow them to view full pages

I know how to redirect browsers based on user-agent to the mobile site. However I am having trouble allowing mobile users to view more then one version of a full pages. Here is the scenario: ...
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SSL issues on a mobile website

We are experiencing issues with some mobile devices such as Windows Mobile (not Phone 7) and BlackBerry's not able to go to a SSL website of ours. The errors returned are below on our Windows Server ...
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How can I use mobile network account at server so home sync works

I would like to be able to use a mobile network account while sitting at my server. I had os x server 10.6 running on a mac mini server but recently got a new quad core iMac and want to take ...
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How can I provide secure web content to mobile devices that can't access an intranet?

I'm working with a client on development web content for their intranet. We want users to be able to access a version of the content on their mobile devices, but most of them don't have the VPN ...
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WP7 stopped sync' with Exchange 2003 due to date error

I have a WP7 device and since I first had it, I have instantly been able to sync with 2x different Exchange servers, each running from a completely seperate domain (i.e. different businesses ...
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Asterisk Server with SIP Account Routing to Cell Phones

I'm having trouble finding the exact documentation to do the following: I have a SIP Account. I want my Asterisk Server on a VPS somewhere in the United States to accept the credentials of the SIP ...