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What is the least expensive gateway for Amazon VPC?

I need to prototype a solution using Amazon VPC - what's the least expensive option available to create a VPC gateway on our side for the test lab? I realize there are probably free VPN gateways ...
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EC2 server in VPC stops responding after joining domain

We have a EC2 Windows Server set up and running in our VPC, connected to our network via a Juniper 5GT. This is working well, with the tunnel up and stable. If I then join the server to our local ...
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Amazon Virtual Private Cloud - Can I use a normal VPN Connection

I want to use amazon VPC so that I can connect directly to cloud-based databases and application servers over a secure VPN connection. From the description on Amazon's site it appears to require a ...
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is it possible to connect a public EC2 instance into company VPN for secure web service calls?

i'm looking for a temporary solution to allow my public web application running in EC2 to make server-side HTTP requests to a web server inside my firewall. I looked into amazon VPC, but that seems ...
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Microsoft VirtualPC Networking Issue

I am using Microsoft VPC running the supplied microsoft images to test IE6/7. The ip addresses that get assigned to these images are via dhcp and get valid ip addresses in my subnet. They can access ...
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VPC running WinXP SP3 with WAMP: 403 error on network drive

Ok, I have Win7 Ultimate 64bit running VPC. VPC is running WinXP Pro SP3 with WAMP. I'm using: "Integrated features" to mount my Win7 drives via network. WAMP for my server (yes, as Admin) IE6 and ...
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Alternatives to Amazon VPC

I currently have 20 Windows VMs that are running on Amazon EC2. There are LOTS of people in the company that need ad-hoc RDP access to each one of these boxes. Occassionally I also run Unix instances, ...
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Is there somewhere a MacOS virtual disk available for testing purposes?

Microsoft has made available virtual disks of XP and Vista for free and with a 3 month time limit to be able to easily test IE6 or IE7 on clean systems. Is something similar available for download of ...
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Host required for running Windows 2008 x64 Microsoft VPC

I need to run a x64 version of Windows in order to run SharePoint 2010. Question is: Can I run this on a machine that is running a x32 bit version of Windows? Can I run this on a machine that has a ...
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How do I recover/reset the admin password of a Virtual PC instance

I was given a VPC file which belonged to an employee who left our company. The VPC has important code and data. Anyways, I started up the instance in Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, but can't logon ...
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How to choose/configure VM for offsite demos?

I am setting up a laptop to take to customer site to run software demo. Laptop runs XP Pro as host OS and needs to run Windows Server 2003 as guest OS. I have successfully created both VMware Server ...