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Mar
14
comment Why can't I change the sstp vpn's port
what are you changing the port from/to? netstat -an from the command line tells you what ports you're already listening on
Mar
14
comment Why can't I change the sstp vpn's port
the port definitely isn't used by something else?
Mar
12
comment VMware Converter conversion of Windows TeamCity Server
DHCP reservation will require you keep the same MAC, which is fine. DNS will be ok as well, as you'll still have same server name/IP after the move. Once you've converted the VM, before you fire it up, you can change the settings, and allocate more RAM etc. The good thing about doing it this way is if anything goes wrong you still have the original VM to fall back on.
Mar
7
comment AD and Exchange Migration - 2003 to 2008 R2
Exactly this type of work is well documented by Microsoft, just try searching for it.
Mar
6
accepted Is using a NAS with hot swap disks an effective way of cycling backups?
Mar
6
comment Is using a NAS with hot swap disks an effective way of cycling backups?
Thanks for the answer. Yes I felt that hot-swapping a disk on a regular basis may not the most effective method of what I'm trying to achieve. In this case I'll look at sourcing some 2TB external hard-drives, and cycling these. I'll take a look at rdiff-backup too as always open to ideas/suggestions about how we can improve our backups as they're so crucial.
Mar
6
asked Is using a NAS with hot swap disks an effective way of cycling backups?
Mar
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Feb
26
comment Cisco 877 VPN: PPTP encryption not working
Apologies for topping and old topic, but I've followed this thread, and the thread it followed on from, with interest. We're in exactly the same position - need to configure a Cisco 877 router as a VPN server. However, the instructions in the first thread are to setup a PPTP VPN, which I now believe are insecure. If this is the case what are you using instead?
Feb
1
comment Why are my new workstations only running at 100mbps?
I'd go back to basics and find out if the NICS/Switch really are 1GBPS...
Jan
18
comment Server 2008 R2 Task Scheduler permissionf for a vbs script
where does the folder live, ie is it local, or a UNC share / mapped network drive?
Jan
18
comment Server 2008 R2 Task Scheduler permissionf for a vbs script
setting 'Run whether used logged on or not' and 'Run with highest privileges' should be all you require for the task to run. If the issue does lie with FSO Delete folder then why does it run manually but not as a scheduled task? If the command is the issue, and there's no workaround, would there be any benefit to re-writing the script in Powershell?
Jan
17
asked What are the best practices for specifying a physical host to serve virtual machines?
Jan
11
comment Windows Server 2008 64-bit RAM going somewhere
Have you tried the sysinternals process explorer?
Dec
18
comment Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
The slowdown turned out to be that the AV was scanning network locations (despite me having turned this off in the past as it's caused problems before). The developer noticed particular slowdown when opening a folder full of *.exes, but now that we've disabled network scanning on the AV he isn't experiencing the same slow down. The SMB requests are just to keep the folder share alive I guess.
Dec
17
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Nov
29
comment What is the best VPN technology to implement in a SOHO setting?
Hasn't there been security flaws recently in using PPTP for VPN? I've been looking at VPN recently and been discouraged from using PPTP (which we used to use).
Nov
28
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Oct
31
revised Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
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Oct
31
comment Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
I don't think so - I'll certainly check though.