WAN refers to Wide Area Network

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Bandwidth sizing for simultaneous RDP sessions

We're doing some DR scenario planning which will require up to 150 users to RDP into their desktop machines (mainly running Windows XP) over our VPN. We have a 2mbit uncontended internet connection at ...
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Large File Copy Tool accross Flaky Connection

I am looking to copy some large files accross a flaky WAN connection. Is there a tool I can use which will auto resume when the network fall over briefly and let me manually resume if I have to fix it ...
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Possible Issue With (what I think is) a Virtual Network

This really isnt my area of expertise...and it may be obvious, but here it is: We have what I guess you could call a virtual network. We have 4 locations in 4 cities connected by broadband internet ...
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Split access on a Windows Server?

Situation: Two ISP's, need to provide failover redundancy. It seems like the prevailing wisdom when it comes to Windows servers is "don't multi-home". And whenever anyone asks how to do it ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages for using a single strand of fiber for a full-duplex link?

I have seen telcos install one-strand fiber links at full-duplex, but haven't found much documentation about this configuration. What are the bandwidth limitations, troubleshooting complications, ...
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How do I point my browser to a specific NIC on my machine

I am on a local area network that has no external access to the internet. However I have been tasked to find a way to allow certain machines to access the web (HTTP, HTTPS, etc) via a wireless card ...
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What tool(s) can I use to simulate a WAN for HTTP traffic?

Sometimes I need to simulate a WAN environment between my client and server. I mean, specifically, from most important to least: Total bandwidth limit, Occasional long (many tens of seconds) delays ...