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Scheduled Task Naming Conventions? [closed]

I would like to hear of examples of a naming convention for Scheduled Tasks in Windows, along with rationale. Thanks.
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Are Cisco admins expected to understand classful networks?

While studying for the CCENT exam, my reference materials have made an alarming number of references to class A/B/C networks. Thankfully they just treat Class A/B/C as shorthand for /8, /16, and /24 ...
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Datacentre Rack naming convention with flexibility for reassignment of server roles [closed]

We are just shifting across to a new rack and until now have used names of cartoon characters. This is not going to work anymore, and need a better naming convention. Physically i would like to name ...
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What does msDS stand for and why do so many things start with it?

While working with Active Directory, I have run across a number of items of the form msDS-something For Example: msDS-PasswordSettings ms-DS-MachineAccountQuota msDS-LockoutThreshold ...
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What to call ZFS vdev that won't change?

I've got an Ubuntu (13.04) Desktop with ZFS support thanks to the PPA zfs-native/stable. Everything was working really well. I created a RAID-Z1 pool called inground with the following command: ...
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Are there any naming conventions for services and their associated domain? [closed]

I'm wondering if there are any widely used and proved naming conventions for DNS entries, for example let's say I've a company domain, like foobar.net and I've a bunch of services like a db for an ...
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Correct name for the two reserved addresses in every subnet? [duplicate]

In the subnet 192.168.0.0/24, the IP addresses 192.168.0.0 and 192.168.0.255 are both unusable in the traditional sense, but all addresses in between are usable as expected. I understand that ...
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8 Character Device names

Is there any reason to still use only 8 characters in a device name? My boss still uses this rule for printers, computers, routers, servers... basicly any device connected to our network. This leads ...
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Is there a practical server host naming convention? [closed]

To maintain many servers, how do you give a name to your servers? By only server's hostname, I would like to classify the server's kind of service, whether virtual machine or not, stages(alpha, beta, ...
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What character can be safely used for naming files on unix/linux?

Before yesterday, I used only lower case letters, numbers, dot (.) and underscore(_) for directories and file naming. Today I would like to start using more special characters. Which ones are safe ...
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Active Directory: Handle Suffixes in a User's Last Name?

So I've never come across this before. We have two users on our network that are related and share the same first and last names. Our username naming policy dictates the younger user will have his ...
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Naming convention for multiple sites hosted on a single dedicated server

I have several sites and several friends' sites I plan on hosting on my dedicated server (most are already established, but on a shared hosting service). Is there a good and/or standard naming ...
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How Should I Name My iSCSI Targets? [closed]

Is there a standard or generally accepted way of naming iSCSI targets? If not a sole standard then maybe a few? Or, is it simply entirely up to the administrator to name them as they wish? I'm quite ...
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Directory name for non-generic Proprietary stuff

Is there a common or standard directory name for the company-specific stuff that exists in a server? This would include any crons, scripts, webserver docroots, programs, non-database storage areas, ...
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Naming convention for databases and database users for access by a web application?

When installing a web application where a single user is used to talk to a single database (say MySQL, but this could apply to other RDBMSes also), you often have a sequence of events such as this: ...
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Printer Naming Conventions

I am working on building a new AD print server and have been pondering the idea of renaming the printers. Right now we have a mix of names that varies between a mashup of some that reference ...
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What are industry standards and professional best practices in network hosts naming? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Naming convention for computers It seems an important and difficult dilemma for me how to name network hosts (routers, servers (while a server can be a router and host ...
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SQL cluster instance names for large project

We're setting up two clusters. One dev and one prod. The Production will host two SQL instances - a OLTP and a DW. The development will host 4 OLTP non-production environments and at least one DW ...
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Linux directory conventions for custom service

I'm writing a custom application that will be run as a service/daemon. According to convention, the binaries for it should be in /opt/appname. However, where do I put files such as: Config files ...
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Naming convention for server replacements [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Naming convention for computers Background: Because of hardware failure, I was tasked with setting up a replacement server this evening. Because it was a replacement, I ...
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Naming convention for computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Naming convention for PC in a network What naming convention your organization uses for identifying computers within the organization. These are internal for the ...
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Functional (Descriptive) VS Obscure Server Names

It's always fun seeing server names from workplace to workplace (used to be in consulting...very interesting). However, when it comes to software development and you're new to a workplace, those ...
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What do you name a SharePoint file when the metadata takes cares of all the naming for you?

I am tyring to implement effective metadata to my SharePoint libraries. Great I think! No longer have to put the relevant meeting date at the start of every document name, you can make it a tag! make ...
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Document Management and Naming Conventions/Best Practices

We are in the planning stages of deploying a SharePoint server that will be used for our organization's intranet. As part of the deployment, we are going to be centralizing all of the internal ...
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Reusing names in a naming scheme

How do people feel about reusing names in a naming scheme? If you replace a computer should the new computer take the name of the old computer? If you do reuse names, do you wait until you have run ...
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Naming Convention for Virtual Machines

What is a good naming convention or scheme for a virtual machines? We are building a cluster of virtualization hardware servers in our headquarters and a similar cluster in each of our state offices ...
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Naming Conventions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the most manageable and interesting server naming schemes being used? How do you decide on a new hostname?