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Configuring Network Server for managing Internet and Lan

Q: Configuring Network Server for managing Internet and Lan

Hi everyone,

I have a small lan of around 10 computers in my office which are connected through a switch
connected to a airtel broadband connection. I want to configure a network server so that
i could manage an control the internet traffic used by all the workstations in the lan through that server. All the workstations have either WinXP or Windows 7 on it.

I havnt purchased a server. I want to use a desktop(having some good configuration) as my network server.

Can anyone help me step by step of how top proceed to achieve this. I know its a very long procedure and its not that simple. But any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in Advance.
Deepak Madan

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I am doing an overhaul of my home network, in particular related to safe external connections and safe sharing.

There is no conn issues or alike, I am only looking for an opinion regarding how to connect to my home network from an external computer, and tips regarding safe configuration.

As it is I have one Radmin license which should be a pretty safe way to connect but I am, currently, also able to use RDP protocol.
The obvious advantage with RDP is that I can use any W7 computer. Even my phone,

I have two Windows 2008 based servers, one WHS and one Standard. I was thinking of letting the Standard act as a Gateway and thus removing direct external access to the WHS, I assume that would increase security, but I am not sure of how to configure the Standard server securely. Or if I could use another software than Radmin and RDP to connect.

Tips? Thoughts? Questions?

A:Safest way to VPN to network? Configuring Server 2008 as Gateway...?

Hi Coram,

if you are concerned about security, the safest way of protecting your network is adding a Security Appliance like Sonicwall. You may use VPN or Remote Desktop Services (RDS), either one will be fine but again having a very secured network is beneficial. I am a big fan of Sonicwall.

Hope this helps.

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Hello.

I am having difficulty getting my HP Officejet Pro 8500(A910) configured to save digital faxes to my Iomega 2TB Home Media Sever (cloud edition). My home network is setup through a Linksys E4200.

I was able to successfully configure it to save to a folder on my PC, but I do not want to leave it running 24/7.

I believe the breakdown is in the Authentication part of the setup... It asks for the Windows username and password, which works fine for the PC setup but not for anywhere else. Do I use the UN & PW for the home media server if I'm saving to one of its folders? If so, how do I correctly type the path? It is communicating with the folder and leaving an alphanumeric file saved inside the folder when I use the 'save and test' option, but it breaks down from there.

I've spent nearly 6 hours on the ph with HP tech support and engineers, but they do not have a resolution.

Does anyone here have a suggestion?
 

A:Configuring digital fax to network folder located on a home media server

You should investigate how communication goes between HP and your PC, NBT (port 445) or Netbios (139). After investigate how do you communicate with Iomega. Most often those home servers are linux based, what means it can have samba server inside.

How you see folders of this home server? I believe in both ways path should look like \\device_or_PC_ipaddress\sharename in same way you saved now faxes to your PC... same way to show path, only IP address will be different
 

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Is there a util that I have missed?
Does AD not give you the ability to
find computers that are run by 9x?
If not, and I am new to this, how do I
administer policys to clients that are
not running a NT workstation or win2k.
 

A:managing clients 9x with win2k server

Try this site, may help you out on your question
http://www.wown.com/j_helmig/win2k.htm
 

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I have a domain called teststuff
I have a cable router that is being used for both dns & dhcp
I have since loaded win2k server and made it the dns server
So my router is only the dhcp server
I have 3 win9x clients that I want to manage
I have tried to manage these clients but have not been able to
Does this mean that I can not or that I have not set up the dns server the right way or what
Please just give me the low down
I am in desperate need of a solution
What I want to do is to manage the Policy editor from within win2k
please help me
thanks in advance
 

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A friend is moving his business, and the new business park that he's setting up shop in does not have anyway to get any wired internet to his building, excluding a T1 line, which he can't justify the cost of.

One windows 7 machine acts as the server, primarily for Quickbooks database, and there are two other windows 7 machines that are clients, reading off said database.

He's getting one of those usb dongles for wireless internet service, for the server only (the other two computers will be tethered to a smartphone for internet for QB and windows updates periodically).

They do NOT want to share the servers wireless connection to the other machines.

My only concern was if the server will continue to try to check the LAN for internet connectivity, or will it check both network connections when one fails, or is there a setting I can tell them to change to ensure it knows to go to the wireless dongle for internet all the time, without interfering with the workstations talking to the server over the LAN to get to the database?

The setup at the old office was business class DSL, they are using a relatively new Linksys router, which had the DSL authentication information.

Thank you!

A:LAN network for server/client only, USB hotspot for server internet.

I managed to find a solution this morning, for anyone that's interested, the whole article is here: Multiple Network Connections at the Same Time on Windows | Ivan Zlatev

But the short answer is, under the advanced properties of TCP/IP v4, uncheck automatic metric, set your internet to a value of 1, and the LAN to a value of 9999.

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I have a child domain server03 [branchoffice.welber.com], that is part of a parent domain server02 [welber.com], right now the main DNS server is on the parent domain server02 and server03 uses this as it's DNS server.

How can I setup a Enterpise wide compatible DNS server on server03 so that if the link is cut between server03 and server02, all local users will continue to be able to authenitcate properly with server03, that this will not interfere with operations when server02 and server03 are connected.

I guess I would list the first DNS server on server03 as server02 leaving as it is, then set the 2nd dns server to server03 once it's setup correctly.

Thanks for your help.
 

A:Configuring DNS server for a child domain server

I think you're getting DNS and Active Directory confused.

Are you looking for authentication, AND name resolution - or simply authentication?
 

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Regards

eddie
 

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if you were to start managing a medium sized wifi network what are some main questions you would want to ask the current network admin?
 

A:Managing a Small Network Q's

Blah, sorry I read it wrong!

You need to know about your access points, how many, where are they and what kind. Configuration, how everything is setup how to make changes. I dont know what you consider medium, but you need to know the network inside out!
 

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I do not know where to look to find list of network locations. In Vista I could find and delete network locations. My network name has changed and while it shows up properly when connected via wireless, when I use the Lan connection it shows up under the old network name. When I try to leave my homegroup while in public mode....it says cannot leave homegroup. I know this is probably simple. What am I doing wrong?

A:Managing Network Locations

I'm not sure i understand this, your network name, as in the SSID name of your wireless network? If so the only place i know that shows your SSID is in the listing in the network icon next to the speaker icon (bottom right). When you connect via LAN, are you saying the SSID that you can see from the location i mentioned, reverts back to the old SSID name?

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Gentlemen,

I have 2 laptops that I am trying to manage that I need help with. When users are in the office, I need to have their connection firewalled and using an ethernet connection. When they are on the road, they will use either Dial-up, Wifi, or an ethernet connection and these need to be firewalled. The reason for not having the firewall on while in house is because our Anti-Virus server will not push out updates with it on. Any suggestions as to how to manage this?

Joe
 

A:Managing Network Connections

You dont mention which AV software you are running (which would help). But you should be able to modify the 'execptions' within windows firewall to allow updates, but exactly what will depend on your set up.
At a guess, either you need to allow file & print sharing (which I know if required for Trend AV in a domain environment) or you need to add the programme to the list that monitors for updates. Assuming you are running a fairly well known AV programme then the vendors website should have support for this as it is going to be a fairly common problem I would have thought.
 

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How do I change from using my wireless card's client utility to windows xp?
 

A:managing network card

Uninstall the wireless card's client, and make sure that WZC is enabled in Services.
 

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Hello, l have 2 network adaptor and l m tring to configure route table for required specifications...

Network 1 -
single modem
ip : 192.168.2.100
mask : 255.255.255.0
dns-gateway: 192.168.2.1

Network 2 -
domain inf
ip : 10.234.177.254
mask : 255.255.255.0
dns: 10.234.177.1

when l print route table it says

Code:
Etkin Yollar:
Ağ Hedefi Ağ Maskesi Ağ Geçidi Arabirim Ölçüt
0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.234.177.1 10.234.177.254 20
0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 192.168.2.1 192.168.2.100 30
10.234.177.0 255.255.255.0 10.234.177.254 10.234.177.254 20
10.234.177.254 255.255.255.255 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 20
10.255.255.255 255.255.255.255 10.234.177.254 10.234.177.254 20
127.0.0.0 255.0.0.0 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 1
192.168.2.0 255.255.255.0 192.168.2.100 192.168.2.100 30
192.168.2.100 255.255.255.255 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 30
192.168.2.255 255.255.255.255 192.168.2.100 192.168.2.100 30
224.0.0.0 240.0.0.0 10.234.177.254 10.234.177.254 20
224.0.0.0 240.0.0.0 192.168.2.100 192.168.2.100 30
255.255.255.255 255.255.255.255 10.234.177.254 10.234.177.254 1
255.255.255.255 255.255.255.255 192.168.2.100 192.168.2.100 1
But l am having trouble to reach internet someti... Read more

A:managing 2 network adaptor

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We use a wireless router to allow three/four computers to access the internet. I am the admin of the router. I can log in to the router and ask it to display the IP of any computers which are currently connected.

But what I really want, is the ability to display and disconnect those computers.

Can it be done?

Paul
 

A:Managing a home network

Disable the wireless signal (or use a passphrase or key they don't know) and remove ethernet cables.
 

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Hi everyone,

Is there a way to stop Windows XP from storing user names and passwords? I have to keep going into the User Accounts in my control panel and removing logon information for various accounts like Yahoo, etc. Any suggestions?

TIA for any help you can offer :)

A:Managing Network Passwords

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Originally Posted by SilverSagess


Hi everyone,

Is there a way to stop Windows XP from storing user names and passwords? I have to keep going into the User Accounts in my control panel and removing logon information for various accounts like Yahoo, etc. Any suggestions?

TIA for any help you can offer :)




Hi Silver.

Go to internet options in control panel. Click on content and down to auto complete. Uncheck all box's and and clear passwords. Hit ok and that should be it.

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Hello all and thanks for your patience. Allow me to explain my situation. I work at a company that just recently expanded by buying a second warehouse about a block away from the current warehouse/main office. Security is an.... "elevated" ..... concern, and so the company recently upgraded the security cameras to all 1080p HD day/night cameras. All told, there are about 14 of these cameras at the main office, which is also where the main server is installed. At the new warehouse, (in my opinion it is simply going overboard) they installed 7 more, with up to 3 more in the plans to be installed. Here is my predicament however.... these current 7 "off-site" HD cameras already max out the bandwidth that the company has (which is through Verizon, and is 50 up/ 50 down). The company cannot run a cable to physically connect the new warehouse's cameras to the main office's server. But neither can the current situation continue, because the cameras at the new warehouse fail to all maintain a connection to the viewing monitors at the main office. Some or all of the new warehouse cameras cut out, then start back up, then drop out, fairly randomly.

Here are some thoughts I had, and mind you, I don't have much network exp., and nothing professional. First, is it possible to have the DNR system (which in located "on-site" at the new warehouse) record the video in 1080p High-Def, but have the streaming video of each off-site camera transmitted ... Read more

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Hey what's up guys? First post here so I hope it's not a repeat or in the wrong spot. I have been trying to convince my bosses, the IT department, and others where I work, in a small call center, to switch to a different browser other than IE. The reason is IE times out on the techs a lot and freezes up constantly. I am able to use Firefox and Chrome at the lead station and do not have any issues, but the only browser currently allowed on the techs computers is IE. The reason I am getting as to why this is not possible is that with IE, IT is able to block certain options in IE from being changed such as proxy settings, add-ons, and advanced settings, but that these settings cannot be blocked or managed in firefox and chrome. Anybody have any information to confirm or deny this for me? Thanks for your time.
 

A:Managing Browser Permissions On A Network

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Hi all ,

I need to configure web server in Linux Box, what are the step do i need to follow.

Pls help

Regards,

Shahid Khan
 

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Friends I have a Gateway NV52L15U amd a8-based 15" laptop with win 8.
it works pretty well except for a few things that I suspect are related, and I suspect all three are due to how 8 is managing the drivers of the devices
- Network performance, in terms of starting up, latching the WIFI AP successfully, and getting online, is unreliable. oddly, it seems that it does not like disabling the Ethernet [CAT5] device, leaving the WIFI enabled. If I leave both enabled, wifi performance seems more stable [gaining and holding the connection]

- When I disable the CAT5 connection using the windows 8 adapter settings pane, the utility will hang, but not consistently. sometimes it hangs until it is forced to stop via taskmanager or restart, but not always. sometimes it merely takes a VERY long time - showing the hated hourglass while it takes as long as 7-8 minutes.

- Shutdowns and/or restarts can take an extremely long time. However, it seems again that if both network adapters are enabled [builtin wifi and builtin Ethernet] the reboot or shutdown seems to go a bit more normally.

- Sometimes the WIFI will not actually connect, as evidenced by IE and/or Chrome being unable to access the network. if I check windows using the taskbar widget, it will show the system "Connected to .." the AP and having "Internet Access". That little utility is mis-reporting. When I DISABLE the WIFI adapter via control panel util, the little taskbar widget may, or may not, still... Read more

A:Win8 not managing well enabling/disabling network adapters

Hi cognus,

You seem pretty well versed in troubleshooting so I doubt that I can help you; however, I will make the following statements based on my experience with Windows 8 and this experience comes from using a desktop and Laptop on a daily basis:

Win 8 is the fastest starting OS I've ever used - 6 second boot to desktop
Win 8 has the fastest shutdown times I've ever experienced - desktop about 1-2 seconds, laptop about 3-5 seconds
My laptop has no wifi connectivity issues under Win 8 - in fact, I could almost swear that it is running faster than Win 7

Now, if I were you, and I were starting to troubleshoot this issue, I would be focusing on the connectivity to the router, the protocols being used by your desktop and laptop, and the capabilities of the router. So, is the router Win 8 Ready. Can it handle both IPV4 and IPV6? The reason I'm focusing my attention in that area is because I had an old router when I first installed Win 8 and my connection speeds seemed to be suffering a bit; however, once I upgraded my router to one with 10/100/1000 ports that was IPV4 and IPV6 capable (eg Win 8 ready), everything improved immensely. Please understand that I am just generalizing here so take the information for what it might be worth. Good luck.

Oh, one more thing. Did you do a clean install of Win 8? If so, what partition structure did you end up with? 350MB system reserved + the rest to C: (for a legacy install)? If not, and you somehow did a Win 8 install, using the origin... Read more

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Hi,
I am reaching to you guys since i have been unable to find a way to do what i'm trying to do...
I am trying to configure a Windows 7 SP1 workstation on which there will be two users that have different network security:
User 1 - No network access or specify a network card that is not connected to any network
User 2 - Full network access
Both users have their session opened simultaneously and network programs/services are running in the user 2 account at the same time that user 1 is doing things in his session that has no network...
Here is what i checked :
- Check if it was possible to have per user firewall rights ( haven't found a way ) it seems that they apply per computer...
- I tried setting different metrics, again it didn't helped me
- I tried giving rights to specific user to disable the nic in the registry (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces). Unfortunately, it does not work. I am unable to remove rights from a
user because i am unable to take ownership of the network card :(  ( Did someone succeeded in this ?)
- Virtualization of user 1 in user 2 session is not an option.
Do you guys have an idea ?
Thank you ! :)

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Hi. I have no more ideas on what to try next. Any help greatly appreciated.My laptop is running Windows 7 Professional 32bit and is fully patched. The Ethernet adapter (Marvell Yukon 88E8055) is enabled and the wireless adapter (Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG) disabled (via software and the hardware switch). Symantec Endpoint Protection provides AV/security (via group policy). It is highly likely the problem was self inflicted and not caused by a virus / malware.I use the cisco VPN client and wanted to upgrade it (a reinstall may have been sufficient but as I was going to the bother I thought I would upgrade) as I was having some annoying timeouts when using the client immediately after logging into my desktop.I started by removing the existing (old version 5.0.05.0290). During the removal the screen went black and the laptop was not responding; ie I couldnt get the screen to wake up. I ended up powering off by holding the power button for 5 secs. On reboot, it appeared that the old vpnclient (5.0.05.0290) had been removed and everything else was functioning as normal. So I tried to install the new version (5.0.07.0410).The vpn setup program gets as far as "Installing Network Components" and produces error "Error 27854. The network configuration lock is held by another application. Close all applications and run Setup again. If this message re-appears after closing all applications, reboot then re-try the install (the application holding the install lock may... Read more

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HI
i have installed ftp support package on win xp prof. ,the service is already started and i have created a folder as well.
But when i am connecting from a linux client , i am unable to locate the files present in ftp folder.
when i browse control-panel-->administrative-tools-->internet-information-services-->ftp-defaultsites and ftp ( this "ftp" folder is attached with an error indication circle in red color).
Please help me to solve this problem.
Thanx in advance.

A:problem in configuring xp a ftp server

Use another FTP server application.

Without getting too technical, (and being too obvious) Microsoft Windows and all integrated applications have room for improvement to say the least.

A few alternatives:

http://www.cerberusftp.com/
http://www.bpftpserver.com/

Good luck

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Id like to configure one pc as file server,dont know how and where to start.Tnx

A:Configuring Pc As The File Server

What files do you want to serve? A good place to start would be with this WikiPedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_server

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How do you configure MS Exchange Server to download mail from a single POP server?

I sm running MS Exchange Server 6.0.

If someone can not help step by step, could they please provide a details website that shows how to do it.

Thanks for all your help.
 

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Hey everyone.
I'm ready to throw my laptop against the wall..
I am pretty new to computers in general and I have a website that i want to sell some digital products. I have been trying to get Filezilla going and It is like me reading Chinese. I cant even figure out how to get it to look like it does in all the tutorials it says
Warning: FTP over TLS is not enabled, users cannot securely log in.
You appear to be behind a NAT router. Please configure the passive mode settings and forward a range of ports in your router..... whatever
Is there anywhere or anyone that i can just pay for an hour of skype or phone to direct me though it.
Im telling you if your good at that , you would be rich starting a business , I been searching for days and no real support in this
thanks
 

A:Where can i pay for on-line help with configuring FTP server

we do not provide paid for support nor do we recommend people for this activity.
You will need to look locally for a company that does provide this service.

I will close the thread , if you want any online free support here - please start a new thread - in the web design forum.
We can only provide support via questions and answers in the forum and will not allow
Skype, email , or any other form of direct support.

Also note; Most domestic broadband will not allow you to host a website , because of the demand on the network.
You would need a business ISP connection , or pay for webhosting

See our rules here https://forums.techguy.org/help/rules/
Keep Support in the Forums
For the safety of our members, we must require that all technical support take place in the forums and not allow assistance be given via email or private message. This offers the opportunity for peer-review with the hope that any potential harmful advice can be corrected. Having problems and solutions publicly visible may also help someone in the future who is experiencing the same issue(s). If you're looking for live support, there are other (paid) sites that provide that service. Also, due to the risks involved, we also do not allow live remote control of computers by our volunteers.
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i have windows 7 and i installed virtual box (ubuntu) to do this.

i want to have two linux gateways and those two machines should either have the same NAT or public routable ip address.
basically i want to install openswan and configure the ipsec. in order to do this i need two linux gateways.

can anyone guide me how to setup two linux gateways to do this??
 

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I have a problem configuring dial in on windows 2000 server, every time i configure and restart the machine it dissapears, what may be the problem
 

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I have just bought a Netgear WGPS606 wireless print server but when trying to configure it with my PC it says that the installation assistant cannot detect the print server. It says that there are three possible reasons for this:

1) The cable is unplugged (It isn't)
2) The print server is switched off (It isn't)
3) A firewall is preventing it from seeing the server (I have disabled it)

WOuld anyone have any idea what I am doing wrong?

Thanks
 

A:Configuring Wireless Print Server

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It's a DSL line but the admin uses some kind of server setup to distribute the internet on a group of users, some sort of dial up connection VPN server i'm not sure, can someone give me a little idea about this kind of setup and whether it's a good idea to subscribe to such network to get cheap internet access? will the admin know all the websites i browse? can he block websites? is there away to get around blocked websites? will he know my monthly download traffic? is there a way to protect my privacy? will using TOR (onion routing) work with this kind of setup? thx
 

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In this company we have about fifty computers networked to four servers, with access to the Internet through a broadband firewall/router. We recently bought software (WinGuard) to 'lock down' computers in the factory, to prevent software installation etc. This software allows or disallows different software, and we used that functionality to stop the browsers. There are some people who need a to access certain Web sites to do their work; for example the computer in the despatch section needs to be able to access courier Web sites.

Question: does anyone know of software that will do this - on specific workstations permit browsing only to allowed Web sites? I would like to find software which would stop all browsing other than to sites on a 'white list'.

Thank you for any suggestions.
 

A:Managing company Internet access

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I was wondering what the best way to keep employees from using the internet for non-work activities was. The business owner just wanted to delete the internet explorer and firefox icons and start menu items. She doesn't think the employees would know how to load the programs without them.

All of the computers are on a network and employees log into"staff" accounts. I suggested blocking all websites other than the few they would need for work related activities. What would be the easiest route to take? I think all of the computers are running window XP Pro.\
Thanks.

A:Managing employee internet usage

I have heard of Windows Steady State:User RestrictionsIt is a free program that allows you to do the following:Windows SteadyState User RestrictionsTake control of your shared computer with SteadyState restrictionsProtect your shared computer by customizing what users can do on it. Windows SteadyState puts you in control of which programs, features, disk drives, and websites are available to each user. For the inexperienced user, your computer will be more consistent and less complex. For an untrusted user, you can initiate enhanced security features on your computer.Start Menu restrictions let you remove items from the Start Menu. This means you can disable user access to items such as: * Shut Down * Control Panel * Command Prompt * Windows ExplorerDrive restrictions determine which drives are visible to the user in My Computer. You can select the option to hide all drives, show all drives, or select specific drives that you do not want exposed to the user. These include printers or removable storage devices.Program restrictions let you block a user from running a particular program, such as a system tool, simply by adding that program to the blocked list.Feature restrictions can stop users from accessing program attributes that might damage or clutter the computer. For example, you can prevent users from adding to the Clip Organizer, creating Microsoft Office macros, using Visual Basic, or saving Internet Explorer favorites.Internet restrictions let you set the ... Read more

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Hi, I have two computers connected by a router, however I cant get the router working properly. One computer is running server 2003 and the other, XP.

I understand that it is possible to configure the server to act as a router. Does this mean that I can plug my other computer, via cable, directly into the server? If so, could anyone give me some advice on how to go about doing this?
 

A:Configuring a windows 2003 server as a router

You can do this if you have 2 NIC's on the server, one connected to the internet and one connected to the the other PC, then share your internet connection. I would strongly advise that you have some sort of protection in place, like ISA Server or similar, if you do this because your server will now be directly connected to the internet making it more vulnerable to hacks, attacks, and viruses.
 

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Hi Guys,

Cna nayone recommend an "idiots guide" on the web, or a step by step guide on how to setup Windows AS 2000.

Not sure what I should and should not be setting.
I'm OK on the hardware side for networks (switches/routers etc...), but making it happen on the software side is my problem.

Any ideas guys ?????
 

A:Configuring Windows Advanced Server 2000

Folks spend hundreds of hours going to classes to learn how to configure Windows AS 2000, I doubt you'll find an "Idiots" book to allow you to do it in an evening.

What is the reason for using AS anyway, is it really necessary?
 

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Being fed up with the software router I was running I set up a netgear RP114 cable/DSL router. Connection to the net is fine, the problem is, before I used to have a webserver as the router machine. Now it sits behind the router. I set up port forwarding for port 80 to point to the internal IP address of the machine (running http:// on the internal network IP reveals the webpage so that is working ).

When I put my public ip address into a web browser (after http://) then I get the login screen for the router for web-based configuration. and not the web-server. Also, other services that I set up (telnet, ssh) didn't work.

Any ideas?
 

A:Port forwarding and configuring a web-server behind a router.

Couldn't find a RP114 on the Netgear site. Are you using a RP614 or a FR114P?
In either case you need to change the port used for remote management (Netgear default this to 8080 in many of their routers).

From a Netgear user manual (note the last sentence) "Web browser access normally uses the standard HTTP service port 80. For greater security, you can change the remote management web interface to a custom port by entering that number in the box provided. Choose a number between 1024 and 65535, but do not use the number of any common service port. The default is 8080, which is a common alternate for HTTP."
 

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Hello.

On my W2K server I have two NIC's, one for the external connection to the internet, and one for the internal connection to my workstation. I was messing around (computers and beer, bad...) so I'm not sure what I've done, but here are the details.

On the internal NIC I've specified an ip of 198.162.255.1, a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 and a default gateway of 198.162.255.1 (I'm assuming the default gateway, because the server is cabled directly to the workstation, is the IP of the server.). Using a default gateway that matches the IP of the server was working, but now when I ipconfig the default gateway is blank. Furthermore, when I ipconfig on the workstation, it picks up an IP from DHCP, but again the gateway is blank. The workstation and server cannot communicate other than the workstation grabbing the IP address.

Can anyone make any suggestions that might lead to a resolution? I'm fresh out of ideas.

Thanks in advance.
Kevin
 

A:Troubles configuring default gateway W2K server

Change the third octet of your addresses to something other than 255.
 

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I am running windows2000 on my home cmputer. I am trying to map a network drive (a letter drive R on a windows XP server in another location. I have access to the folder but cannot map it using the map network drive until the tools.

i can map a new network place but need to be able to map it to a letter drive so I can run some revision control software (RCS).

Any suggestions?

tks mike
 

A:mapping a network drive to an internet server

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Hi,

We have a server 2003 office domain. It connects to the internet via a sonicwall router then out to Charter on a static IP. The gateway is a static IP. When our server with Ad that controls all users is up, we have internet, and when it is down we don't. But, the gateway is set in all workstations, so we are trying to figure out why a workstation can't get out to the internet even when our server is down?

Thanks!
 

A:internet and server 2003 and network DNS issue

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Hiya

This book explains how to configure Microsoft® Exchange 2000 Server for sending and receiving Internet mail. Although Exchange supports many Internet protocols and features, this book mainly focuses on Internet mail and SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol).

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows XP

Minimum Requirements - Adobe Acrobat 4.0 Reader

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...e1-3761-4e7a-b6ca-f31fe957c024&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Good afternoon all,

After trawling Google for solutions I'm not sure what to do.

Brand new comp running Windows 7 and using a wireless network adapter. The network signal is saying I'm connected and that there is internet access, but there is not. I've tried a different browser and nothing. Then an exclamation point pops up saying there is no internet access. I've troubleshooted using Windows and its getting the "DNS server is not responding" error. The internet was fine and then did a Windows update.

I've tried cmd release, flush, renew to no avail. I've changed the DNS address to 208-67-222-222. Uninstalled the wireless adapter, restarted and reinstalled. Unplugged the modem and router and then reconnected.

Sometimes internet access will be restored, but minutes later the DNS server pops up again.

I did a system restore to before the updates as a last ditch effort.

Thank you in advance!
 

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Good afternoon all,

After trawling Google for solutions I'm not sure what to do.

Brand new comp running Windows 7 and using a wireless network adapter. The network signal is saying I'm connected and that there is internet access, but there is not. I've tried a different browser and nothing. Then an exclamation point pops up saying there is no internet access. I've troubleshooted using Windows and its getting the "DNS server is not responding" error. The internet was fine and then did a Windows update.

I've tried cmd release, flush, renew to no avail. I've changed the DNS address to 208-67-222-222. Uninstalled the wireless adapter, restarted and reinstalled. Unplugged the modem and router and then reconnected.

Sometimes internet access will be restored, but minutes later the DNS server pops up again.

I did a system restore to before the updates as a last ditch effort.

Thank you in advance!
 

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Hello. I am a complete newbie to server administration. At my current job, I have been tasked with setting up a deployment server. The server is a Windows 2008 server and is not connected to the Internet. The server is a domain controller on its own domain (different from the main domain my job uses). How would I connect this server to the Internet without disrupting other users on the network? By disrupting, I mean connecting to my server instead of the main server for DNS and DHCP. The server has Active Directory Domain Services, DNS, DHCP, and WDS roles set-up.
 

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Hiya

The Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration component (also known as Microsoft Internet Explorer hardening) reduces a server’s vulnerability to attacks from Web content by applying more restrictive Internet Explorer security settings. As a consequence, Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration may prevent some Web sites from displaying properly or performing as expected. It may also prevent users and administrators from accessing resources with Universal Naming Convention (UNC) paths on a corporate intranet. This white paper provides information about managing Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration so that users and administrators can access trusted resources and Web sites on a corporate intranet and on the Internet. Examples of how to use Group Policy, scripts, answer files, and user interface (UI) elements to manage Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration are provided.
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003

Windows Word; WinZip 8.1
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...6c-e2e1-4960-99bb-9757f7e9e31b&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Hiya

The Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration component (also known as Microsoft Internet Explorer hardening) reduces a server’s vulnerability to attacks from Web content by applying more restrictive Internet Explorer security settings. As a consequence, Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration may prevent some Web sites from displaying properly or performing as expected. It may also prevent users and administrators from accessing resources with Universal Naming Convention (UNC) paths on a corporate intranet. This white paper provides information about managing Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration so that users and administrators can access trusted resources and Web sites on a corporate intranet and on the Internet. Examples of how to use Group Policy, scripts, answer files, and user interface (UI) elements to manage Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration are provided.
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003

Windows Word; WinZip 8.1
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...6c-e2e1-4960-99bb-9757f7e9e31b&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Hiya

This article presents a recommended configuration for deploying a supported configuration of a dual-homed Microsoft Exchange server to act as a gateway server for the Exchange organization. This server can process mail individually or act as a bridgehead for other servers in an Exchange organization.

System Requirements

Minimum Requirement - Adobe Acrobat 4.0 Reader

Operating System - Windows 98, NT4 & 2000, Windows Me, Win XP

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=43539&area=search&ordinal=1

Regards

eddie
 

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Is it possible to remote manage a windows 2k server from within my network on a windows xp pro box and if so using what? Thanks guys/gals!
 

A:Managing Windows 2000 Server From Windows XP Professional

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