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comment How can a PC be protected from malware without locally installed software?
Thanks for the reply. I'm expecting to spend some money to achieve what I'm looking for. I'm working on the basis that the most likely way for a virus to end up on the protected PC is by being downloaded from the Internet or via a file share. Therefore, I'm really looking for virus scanning of SMB shares and Internet traffic. I've looked at Cisco Meraki, Watchguard and Sophos UTM boxes and also considered having a machine running Untangle too
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comment How can a PC be protected from malware without locally installed software?
I don't mean passive as such. I mean a device which sits on the network in front of a PC to protect it, but is transparent so doesn't require change the IP range of the protected device.
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comment Server 2012 - System State backup - exclude winsxs - any issues?
Thanks. We have limited backup space available on a web server, hence wanting to exclude. Sounds like it's not worth the grief ;-) Thanks for your advice
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comment Hard drives continuously failing in Fujitsu RX300 server
Turns out that for us, it was the XFS filesystem that was the issue. Once we ditched this, the problems went away and hasn't returned.
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comment Problems with “Read Only” on a Samba share from Windows machines
A quick fix seems to be to create a generic user (e.g. StaffMember) and use the "force create" syntax to make all files created/edited by chown'ed by that user. This means that all users on the network are pretending to be same when opening/editing files. Not ideal, but it does sort of work
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comment Problems with “Read Only” on a Samba share from Windows machines
I've updated the original post with the Samba config. I am defining the permissions from the share definition. Yes, "setting the read only flag" means right clicking on the file and ticking the box - this method can't be changed, as it's actually carried out automatically by a piece of software to stop users working on a file. Therefore, I can't simply alter permissions to make it work - the "read only" tickbox needs to be made to work