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 Nov19 comment How Can I Open and Print a Word Document Using a VBScript Called From the Web? Interesting. Why use word to open CSV files? Nov19 comment How to measure a sysadmin's workload? The problem sounds more like a managemental issue rather than a technical one. If it was me that was being managed like this I'd want management to GTFO and let me do my job without a ton of paperwork and other job logging crappyness. Nov19 comment How to measure a sysadmin's workload? What's wrong with a helpdesk/ticketing system? That's what we use - jobs are logged by staff and we can say how much time we spend on them. Nov12 comment Recording traffic for later replay My concern is that we don't have direct access to our server why not? Do you only have access through a web console or similar? Nov11 comment How to secure a new server OS installation "level 3 server" means 0 to me. Could you elaborate? Nov7 comment What are the advantages of tape drives? @JaneAvriette apologies, the only tape machines I've dealt with is a 24-slot HP one. I didn't know there were larger versions. Nov6 comment is this network structure viable? I would highly suggest not using a PC for this. Use a dedicated bit of hardware that is meant for the job. Nov5 comment How can I load one image over network to multiple computers on boot? I suppose you could WDS PXE-boot a thin OS and use Terminal Services to access the server, depends on the local resource. You could also look at thin client deployments and things such as Citrix but I don't know if there anything that deploys a new image o every boot-up. Nov5 comment What are the advantages of tape drives? "Tape Silo" good way to descript a massive array of tapes I remember seeing in an image of a Google facility. Oct31 comment Is an I/O benchmark made for hardware an accurate assessment of a Windows VM's performance under vSphere 5? is that HERE supposed to be a link? Oct28 comment unable to join domain using virtualbox Use internal networking unless you need connectivity to external networks and the internet. Oct22 comment CentOS LVM: how to resize root lv Would you mind giving an overview of the video? It may not be accessible to some users if their workplace blocks YouTube. Oct21 comment need help scripting website reboot This seems a horribly hackish way of solving the problem. Oct18 comment Best practices for backup checking? Every 6 months? I do small-scale ones every few weeks. Oct17 comment web server and database server distance Jesus. What's the response/ping time between the two servers? Oct15 comment Windows could not reconnect all network drives Also, we get this as well. Windows 7 with Server 2008 DCs/FS's, mapped network drives on login. As it doesn't cause an issue we don't really worry about it. We have the GPO set as MDMarra mentioned below. Oct15 comment Windows could not reconnect all network drives OFF TO SUPERUaww. Oct14 comment Growing a hardware RAID-10 array Also, how many disks do you have already? Oct7 comment network drive auto disconnect after 10 mins in windows server 2003 You can map a network drive though a batch file ran as a login script NET USE X: \\server\path\to\folder where X is the drive you want to it mapped to. Oct7 comment Must a disk be formatted everytime it is removed and reinserted into a raid5 server? RAID 5 with 4TB drives? Eesh. Personally I'd prefer a RAID10 here. Have a look at this question to get an overview of different RAID types and their pros/cons.