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Good server for sharepoint?

Q: Good server for sharepoint?

I'm shopping for a server for an installation of Sharepoint, and I'm wondering what kind of capacity I'll need. It's going on a Server 2003 network, and will be accessed via XP & W7 desktops, as well as externally. Any thoughts?


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Hi Guys and Gals

I currently have the evaluation copy of the above mentioned software but am having trouble creating a web site under the portal. I can create the portal alright but when I try and add a site under the portal it does not give me any forms to fill out in order to create it. It is a new server (reformatted pc) with win server 2003 on it and all the updates. Any body with any ideas on why the forms wont show when I try and create a site, please let me know. Thanks in advance.

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I am wondering if it is possible to use Sharepoint in connection with Access 2007 for the purposes of building a database to manage information that myself and employees out of the office can access... if I don't know the first thing about servers.

Does Microsoft make this possible, or does it require a high level of server knowledge?

A:Low Server Knowledge+Access+SharePoint=Success?

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I have no experience using or maintaining this or any other version of SharePoint.

I would like to know if anyone out there has any good info to pass on that would help me to understand the concept of SharePoint as well as common practices of maintaining it.
I have gone thru the training tutorial from MS, but it only shows the 'Good' about SharePoint. I would like to know what to expect from the install all the way to the daily maintenance.

Thanks for any advice or help.

A:Solved: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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hey guys I was a little confused if this was the right place 'all other applications'
So I have extremely limited experience with Sharepoint 2013.
But my boss asked me today if I could just 'check out' what possibilities we might have with sharepoint 2013.
Regarding two things.
1: We have documentation spread all over our 'older sharepoint' and 3 other purchased systems..
this documentation is everything from firewall logs, to password lists, IP lists, printer manuals, etc etc.
2: We have our own constructed Wiki, in reality we have 600 documents in a folder.
like: "How to get rid of this virus" "How to push our security out on iphones" articles to help us in the IT department.
We have an Active Directory and Exchange user setup.
So lets say you wanted to sort all this out, and have it placed in one spot.
with easy search functions, and of course the possibility to limit users as only our Admin accounts from the AD should 
be allowed to view the password lists.

Not knowing anything about sharepoint 2013, could you maybe point me in a direction towards something that might be suitable?
also if you plan on suggesting alternatives, let me make it clear we don't wish this to be online, no cloud services

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Hi Everyone ,

I am just wondering if anybody could please help me with the following or direct me to the relevant links .
We are running Windows Sharepoint services 3.0 with the internal database microsoft##ssee . We have to move the sharepoint services to a new server which has a different domain .
Currently the active directory authentication is used ..

will it be like following ?
1) Install the windows sharepoint services on a different server.
2) Copy the databases from the following location to another server.
3) May be some manual changes to the databases for authentication?

Please help!


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I think what I'm doing should be pretty simple but I'm not sure why its not working.

We have a Linksys RV016 router receiving 2 separate dynamic IP connections on WAN1 (Linksys adsl modem) and WAN2 (Billion wireless adsl router). We also have a dynamic DNS service subscribed to from DynDNS.

Currently, all three the RV016 and both adsl modems are configured to report the public IP to the DDNS service. I'm not sure if ONLY the RV016 should be doing this, or only ONE of the two modems, or if it doesn't mattter.

We have a SHarepoint Server running behind the RV016 that I want to make available from outside, by Internet users.

In the RV016, I've enabled the DDNS service, and forwarded ports 80, 444 and the specific port that our Sharepoint Site is running answering on. I've forwarded these to the static IP address that is assigned to our Sharepoint Server. I've set the Access Rules to ALLOW these connections from any interface, always.

With the RV016 Firewall on or off, hitting the DDNS name always times out, but I know the DDNS service is working because the login information resolves and updates in the RV016 admin, and pinging the name resolves to the same IP address as our reported public IP address.

What else must I do on the RV016, or what should I be doing on either or both of the dsl modems? I have disconnected one, and then alternatively the other adsl router/modems so that we're only receiving one internet connection in trying... Read more

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On January 13, 2003, Microsoft released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for SharePoint Portal Server 2001. Soon afterward, continued internal testing revealed a previously undiscovered problem in the service pack. Microsoft immediately discontinued downloads of the service pack and is completing the required updates, which will be made available soon. In the meantime, Microsoft has provided this patch for customers who may have downloaded and installed this service pack.

This problem involves the way that indexing is performed. Indexing is a process initiated by content sources set up by the administrator, through which the content on the server is made searchable. This problem may, in some cases, cause the indexing process to be incomplete, therefore preventing portions of the content from being exposed to searches.

Microsoft recommends that customers who have downloaded and installed SharePoint Portal Server SP2 apply this patch, or avoid performing indexing (also known as crawling) until the corrected version of the service pack is made available. Customers who downloaded SharePoint Portal Server SP2 require either this patch or the updated SP2 to correct the problem

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000

SharePoint Portal Server 2001 with Service Pack 2.




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SharePoint Portal Server 2001 Service Pack 2a (SP2a) is a cumulative service pack that provides improved server-side document management programmability for web parts, updates based on the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Initiative, and the latest fixes for customer-reported issues.

SP2a is divided into five parts to ease downloads. All five parts are required. We strongly encourage customers to install SP2a on all SharePoint Portal Server servers.

Improvements in SP2a include:

Web Storage System security fixes
Web Storage System memory fragmentation fix
Server-side PKMCDO stability/scalability for web part scripting
OLE DB Provider for Internet Publishing security fixes
Hotfix roll-up
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000

SharePoint Portal Server 2001 (with or without Service Pack 1)
Internet Explorer 5 or later
A server running Microsoft Windows 2000 Server with SP2 or Windows 2000 Advanced Server with SP2 and a client running Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me), Windows XP, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000



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after joining new wfe server to SharePoint 2013 farm, when I add new website it works in central admin but on the other wfe server I get file not found and get a complete error the uls

System.IO.FileNotFoundException: File Not Found. at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationRuntime.SPVirtualFile.CalculateFileDependencies(HttpContext context, SPRequestModuleData basicRequestData, ICollection& directDependencies, ICollection& childDependencies)
at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationRuntime.SPDatabaseFile.EnsureDependencies(HttpContext context, SPRequestModuleData requestData) at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationRuntime.SPDatabaseFile.EnsureCacheKeyAndViewStateHash(HttpContext context, SPRequestModuleData
requestData) at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationRuntime.SPDatabaseFile.GetVirtualPathProviderCacheKey(HttpContext context, SPRequestModuleData requestData) at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationRuntime.SPVirtualPathProvider.GetCacheKey(String virtualPath) at
System.Web.Compilation.BuildManager.GetVPathBuildResultFromCacheInternal(VirtualPath virtualPath, Boolean ensureIsUpToDate) at System.Web.Compilation.BuildManager.GetVPathBuildResultInternal(VirtualPath virtualPath, Boolean noBuild, Boolean allowCrossApp,
Boolean allowBuildInPrecompile, Boolean throwIfNotFound, Boolean ensureIsUpToDate) at System.Web.Compilation.BuildManager.GetVPathBuildResultWithNoAssert(HttpContext context, VirtualPath virtualPath, Boolean noBuild, Boolean allowCrossApp, Boolean allowBuildInPrecomp... Read more

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Details to Reproduce

Our SP versions are given below ? SP 2010: Running on SP2 and Apr 2017 CU (KB3191846) Version: 14.0.7180.5001

SP 2013: Running on SP1 and Oct 2018 CU (KB4461458) Version: 15.0.5075.1000

Summary: Markus Wulftange from Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative has found a Remote Code Execution Vulnerability on Microsoft SharePoint Server CVE-2019-0604

Vulnerability Name : Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability CVE Number : CVE-2019-0604 Attack Type : Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Attack vector
: Network Attack Complexity : Low Confidentiality Impact : High Integrity Impact : High Availability Impact : High Xforce score : 9.8

Description ? When software fails to check the source markup of an application package. ? An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code
in the context of the SharePoint application pool and the SharePoint server farm account. ? Exploitation of this vulnerability requires that a user uploads a specially crafted SharePoint application package to an affected versions of SharePoint. ? The security
update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how SharePoint checks the source markup of application packages.

Detailed analysis ? MS Released a patch on February, The original patch only addressed the Microsoft.SharePoint.BusinessData.Infrastructure.EntityInstanceIdEncoder in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll
but not the Microsoft.Office.Server.ApplicationRe... Read more

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Hi All,
How to install CVE-2019-0604-Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability patch kb4462202 in SharePoint 2013 farm?
What are the prerequisites required while plan for installation?
Which steps we need to follow to install this security update on our SharePoint 2013 farm ?
After installed Kb file we need run the PSConfig.exe for configuration?
Is the servers reboot required for this CVE-2019-0604  kb installation?
Is there any MS article for this installation steps, Please share me.
Could please guide me the right path, that would be much appreciated.
Thanks and Regards,
Naresh K

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Hi all
can you tell me if it is possible or not to use Office web App server 2013 alone without going through SharePoint, Lync, or exchange 2013?
Let me explain:
in a society where there is an infrastructure SharePoint, Lync and exchange 2013 with office web app server 2013, is a user that does not have office on his Computer, can open office (word excel..) document, bypassing SharePoint, Lync and exchange?
If it is possible thanks to guide me on how I can find nothing on the net...

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hey all i am just asking about a nice easy to use ftp server for windows 7 as for the ones i have tryed out are well lets say crap keep crashing or not responding or don't work how they are ment to so i fort i would give it ago see if you guys can help me out once more

A:anybody no of a good ftp server that works good with 7


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Integrate Microsoft Project 2003 in Microsoft SharePoint 2003 Server ???


Know someone if an integration of Microsoft Project 2003 is
possible in Microsoft SharePoint 2003 Server ???

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hi, ever1.. this is the first time im here...wazzzzzzzup..



A:good Cs server IP!!

I take it those servers are good for Canadian CS Players, and possibly Americans as well.
However if you are located somewhere else, and I'm sure I'm not the only one. Then servers located in your country are alot better to play on.
If you live in Melbourne, Australia then check out http://games.alphalink.com.au Alphalink is my ISP (they do a wonderful ADSL deal) and they have a few CS servers, as well as support for some other games too. There servers are always filled with good decent players. Hope to see you there.

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Can anyone tell me a good web server. I was wanting to put up a webpage at a decent price, but I also don't want a whole lot of ads and pop-ups. A good web server that I can also hold a lot of information on.

A:A good web server

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I am looking to run some server daemons on my desktop in a VM. I am using HyperV. Anyways I am looking for what the best OS to use in the VM would be. Specifically I want to run Apache httpd, ircd, MySQL. I am thinking maybe a RHEL like distro like CentOS for RPM compatibility. Though I am curious about OpenSolaris, and BSD.

A:Good server OS

CentOS would be a great distribution for those things that you mention. If you need any help with it, let me know.

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I'm looking for a 2 TB at least to 4TB NAS but I don't know which one choose, which brand works better, etc. My budget is from $200 dlls to $400 dlls. I'm posting this thread because I need help choosing it so please help me. I'm looking for one that has HDD protection (RAID1, etc). I like iomega, seagate, western digital, hp, etc. whatever brand it's ok but I need them to work with Win 7 and Win XP.

Please help me

A:Good NAS Storage Server

If I was picking something for myself, I would go with Synology DS211J Diskless System DiskStation 2-bay NAS Server, for $210. Keep in mind this is diskless. Check out the specs - excellent. Supports RAID. And then purchase your sata drives.

Newegg.com - Synology DS211J Diskless System DiskStation 2-bay NAS Server for Small Office and Home Use

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HI, i am looking for a Good HTTP/FTP Server
It needs to support the following
- .htaccess(or similar)
I don't want to use apatchie
It needs to run on Windows Server 2003
and i don't want to use the iis manager in windows sever

I know it is a lot


A:looking for a good HTTP/FTP server

I myself use "Apache HTTP Server 2.2.16" with "PHP 5.2.14"
works fine and is open source.

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Hi my server has 128mb ram and 200mhz cpu and i am going to upgrade it cause the php and mysql is slow as ****, but i want to knwo how much ram and cpu speed do i need for a fast server that can run aot of websites at a time?

And also apart from ebay what is a good site selling cheap CPU's to anywherre in the world?

A:Whats a good server?

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This is probably opening a great big can o'worms!
Anyone any opinion what makes a good server? Is it huge quick RAM, or huge fast drives or a fast processor?
Any comments much appreciated!

A:What makes a good server?

It completely depends on what your server needs to do. Is it a file server, database server, application server, web server, ... the list goes on and on and the requirements differ between them.

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Hi all...im new here

I have 4gb of dual channel 1024mhz OCZ ram
Asrock am2+ motherboard with E8400 Intel core duo processor (3.00gb)
wireless network card (54mbps)
Geforce 260 Nvidia card (not running sli atm)
Net connection is wireless virgin media 20mb BBand
OS is XPhome sp3....

I want to make this system a dedicated server to run 3 other pc's in house as well as a friends pc too...we play online gaming as a team already (not a huge amonut of ppl just close friends)

can u help? im a newbie but wanna learn


A:Is this good for a server base?

What Server OS will be using?

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Hello all I am wanting a Good Proxy server to use on my network not botherd how mutch it costs!
I am wanting it to the protocols of:
Socks 5 and 4
And R Audio
I am ussing Proxy plus program. Scocks do work through 1 program but not through anouther. So if you know of any very good proxy server for internet acccess.

Thank you for any help!

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Hi, I currently own a photography business (www.christopher-mackenzie.com) And I want to start an ftp server so that clients can access their pictures anytime.

I've tried using yahoo, but between the super slow loads and constantly getting yelled at for various reasons, I want to use a spare computer I have lying around. (everything is set up to GET to the computer from the net, ex: dyndns, router forwarding, etc.)

I want a good FTP server, that has an interface more like e-commerce software in the way the user navigates, Instead of having them browsing meaningless files and clicking on each one to open it. I want them to go into their "area" after logging in and browsing the files like they were at their computer. I've tried phpbb3 because i thought it would work the way I wanted it to, but that was a fail on itself.

And one more thing that makes things tricky, Is i need a freeware type of o/s or software (I have ubuntu and xp at my disposal if i need them) but I don't even know what to look for. Any input is appreciated!

A:What is a good FTP server software, that has a nice GUI?

Re: have you searched the download sites?

a quick google search for "freeware ftp server" yeilds several hits
among them are:

you may also want to search


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I'm just curious if the reviews of Vipre Antivirus and Vipre internet Security latest version (I use Internet Security) are true?  I have not had any issues with it, though I have had to disable the firewall's web filtering module (they call it bad web site blocking) because it blocks too many legitimate web sites and prevents some of my games and software from updating properly.  But I'm wondering, why in one review, was Vipre's firewall called a "paper tiger"?  Is it really that bad at blocking incoming connections?  I'm curious if any live testers have found anything with the current version of Vipre; how good is it really?  I mean, I don't have to worry that much for whenever I end up on a bad web site, it's always a typo and not intentional, but still, one never knows when their favorite legit site will be cracked and broken into.  Thanks for any feedback.  I like Vipre for everything that I have tested, anytime it's said it has blocked something, that something was actually blocked.  Firewall wise, this would normally be a legit application trying to get through the firewall, and I denied it once, and it actually did what it's supposed to do, though I've never tried an exploit running in a virtual machine with it though.  And then the on access module once blocked a fake firefox downloader from installing.  What have you guys found?  Should I be using a different security product?  Especially with a server?... Read more

A:Vipre: used on my laptop and server, but is it actually good?

Hi -
Vipre was always (in my opinion) among the better Antivirus programs, but I find from all of the latest "reviews" that it seems to have slipped slightly from its highest rankings. The "reviewers" still list it in the top dozen or so, but "reviewers" come and go.
Kaspersky is in the top few now (as always), and cost-wise may be a better option, even though you purchase a 3 year subscription.
From current "reviews", there are several changes to what I would personally use, but the "review" playing field always seems tilted towards a few programs that may not always be as independantly assessed, as we would wish for -
Just my opinions -

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Hi all
It's very difficult to get really good advice on this but I'm now trying to build the "Ultimate" HOME server machine.

Note the machine will be essentially used as a HOME (not a commercial / work) server so it doesn't need all the fancy gaming state of the art graphics cards etc.

What it DOES need is enough RAM and horsepower to run 4 Virtual servers, whilst also file and print sharing to a number of "remote" (actually a LAN) workstations.

A "Blade" type server would be OK in a commercial environment but my server needs to be a bit like a conventional workstation.

I need around 16GB RAM (seems hard to get a basic motherboard with enough memory slots these days), and a QUAD CPU. The I/O subsystem nust allow for around 8 drives and two DVD/CD units to be connected and have video output capability to drive 2 monitors (although most of the tine the monitors will probably be disconnected.

I need to have as well at least 2 but preferably 3 Network cards on it.

Most of the stuff I've looked at seems to be more geared to high performance gaming or running NASA's next Mars mission.

A SERVER doesn't need hideously expensive gear - but it does need the capability to have loads of memory and disk drives to be connected to it.

Any IT admins out there who use this type of stuff at work -- recommendations.

The ability to run 4 Virtual servers decently is essential so 16GB of RAM is the minimum -- Ideally I'd like 64GB but that's pro... Read more

A:Hardware for a good W7 HOME Server

Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45

The ability to run 4 Virtual servers decently is essential so 16GB of RAM is the minimum -- Ideally I'd like 64GB but that's probably like asking for the moon.

Jeez...I run a handful of ESXi servers at work and I usually put 24GB of RAM in those to run 10-12 concurrent Linux and Windows servers and that usually doesn't max out the RAM. So, I would have to imagine that 16GB of RAM is going to be more than enough for home use and 4 VM's.

Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45

I need around 16GB RAM (seems hard to get a basic motherboard with enough memory slots these days), and a QUAD CPU. The I/O subsystem nust allow for around 8 drives and two DVD/CD units to be connected and have video output capability to drive 2 monitors (although most of the tine the monitors will probably be disconnected.

Quite a number of new mobo's support 16GB of RAM...it will just have to be a 4 x 4GB setup. Quad core CPU's are a dime a dozen. The I/O subsystem to allow that many drives will likely just involve adding on 1 additional controller card. And just about any modern video card can easily handle dual monitor support.

Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45

I need to have as well at least 2 but preferably 3 Network cards on it.

Quite a number of mobos have 2 NIC's...You will... Read more

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Im looking for a free ftp server to put on my computer so i can have people download stuff from my site...know of any

A:Need Free Good FTP server??? any ideas

This site has a list of free ones:


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Okay I'm gonna make a server

I already know about the following distros that seems interesting to me

1) Redhat enterprise ( hate how it is not free)
2) CentOS
3) Engarde Secure
Please suggest a good linux distro. for server or one from the list (not Ubuntu)

Thank you

A:Good Linux Server distro

CentOS works well, it makes some good Postfix servers, MySQL and PostgreSQL databases right out of the box. It's pretty darn versatile.

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i need help with time limits. i want it to cut out service to everyone on the network at 1 a.m. and then not allow internet access until 6 30 a.m. on every day of the week i have tried doing this myself but i cant get it right can someone help me with the codes, and in which section to put it in? thankyou

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I've been trying to find a very annomous proxy server to use but I can't find one that is consetintly up and running. It doesn't matter what port or anything, does anybody know of any good proxy servers???


A:Good Proxy Server wanted

Yes, I see dozens of them in my server's security logs.. Not going tell you any though since I have a feeling this information will end up in wrong (and clumsy) hands.

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My computer keeps rebooting; I have gone through my HJT log line by line, this is the only item I am not completely sure about. Please advise. Thanks!

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I need to play wow at work on my free time i used to use gotrusted but it does not work in 64 bit vista please advise me on a good program thanks again for your time dont mind paying for it. dont wana have to find server and all that jazz

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Hello Friends!
Can anyone tell me which is the best available book in subjects like web hosting, servers etc. As I dont have any idea in this field, I need a book that can explain things right from the beginning and in detail.

A:Good Guide Book 4 Hosting & Server???


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I have a small business with 2 inside and 1 outside emnployee. I use outlook with a hosted,shared exchange server. I am having trouble with the company that is hosting, as they have had major service intrruptions lately.

I am wondering if anyone has any suggestions for this type of service. When it works, it works well, to a point. I have other issues but want suggestions first.


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Hi there

Having played with vmware's Hypervisor ESXi and got a "rubbish" hardware server working -- mainly as a POC (Proof of Concept) I want to go further and build a PROPER server obviously as cheap as possible.

I'd like to start with a MOBO that has MINIMAL onboard rubbish -- don't need SOUND / LAN or even a VIDEO card onboard - although Video on a server isn't a big issue.

I do want at least 4 slots for memory -- most Mobos I've seens come with only 2 slots which give me 8GB RAM at the most (2 * 4 GB modules) plus at least 3 or 4 PCI slots. I really would like to have as much as 32 GB RAM potentially available -- not initially but upgradeable.

Ideally Mobo should be based on the INTEL chipset and possibly support for DUAL CPU's -- although initially I'd start with only one (a QUAD processor).

Need enough PCI slots -- at least enough for 2 NIC's, NAS and RAID storage controllers.

Mobo should be also capable of "PCI Passthrough" allowing for example a PCI soundcard to be attached to a Virtual machine running on the server.


A:Good Mobo for server WITHOUT load of onboard junk

You will want onboard video, else you end up putting a video card into the box and using up a slot. As far as LAN goes, if you can find an Intel board, or one with the right Broadcom NIC's, the onboard NIC may also work just fine with ESXi. Then you can combine them with stand alone NIC's to have dedicated NIC's for everything. 1 for management, 1 for VM's, 1 or 2 for ISCSI uplinks to a SAN, etc.

I'm not sure you will benefit from a dual CPU setup. Almost without question, you are going to run out of I/O bandwidth to the hard drives on a commodity motherboard or memory before you need the second CPU. Plus, if you buy 1 CPU today and 2 years later want to buy a second CPU, you may find it hard to find or expensive to purchase (since supply will be low a few years down the road).

If you can swing it, your best bet would be to put together a storage device to house your datastores. In a home environment, where fibre channel is cost prohibitive, you will be almost exclusively running ISCSI. There are some free Linux distros out there which are well known for setting this stuff up easily. FreeNAS is one of them, and OpenFiler (the one I use) is another. With this box running the datastores, it's unnecessary to really put any significant drive storage space on the ESXi box at all. By having the data residing on the SAN, you have the ability to connect multiple ESXi hosts and see the shared data.

This might be getting more involved than you want at this point. ... Read more

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I'm looking for a good free email notifier for pop3 accounts that allows you to view headers and delete selected items on the server.

It's been awhile since I used one of these. The programs I used in the past aren't likely to support Vista and Windows Seven.

Just looking for something simple with those functions, that can handle multiple pop3 accounts.

A:Good free email notifier that deletes on server?

Try POP Peeper.

POP Peeper for Windows 7 - Supports POP3, IMAP, SMTP, GMail etc - Windows 7 Download

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Hi, I just bought a new-to-me IBM ThinkPad R51, with Windows XP, and a Wifi signal is detected. The green Wifi symbol is lit up at the bottom of the monitor, and the icon says "Signal strength: Good". But when I try to pull up Google on IE v6, it says Page Cannot Be Displayed. My phone and other 2 computers connect through Wifi just fine.
I have no idea what the first thing to try would be, but I'm willing to go through however much troubleshooting I need to, if anyone may be able to help me get my laptop to go online. I would appreciate it so much!

A:ThinkPad says Signal Strength: Good, but IE Cannot Find Server

What version of IE is installed?
Are all critical updates installed?
Many websites no longer will tolerate IE 8 in XP...I use Firefox on those websites while continuing to use IE 8 where I can.

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Check my System info for the details.
I have recently purchased all the parts for a computer from Newegg (still waiting for it), with the understanding that the HD graphics capabilities of the Sandy bridge Pentiums will be more than capable of playing back most formats flawlessly (and being able to convert some odd formats to WMC-friendly versions ahead of time), alongside beng used as a sort of download server for the house.

Am I right in believing I can get away witout a graphics card?

A:Are the GPUs in the new Intels any good for basic htpc/server use?

Quote: Originally Posted by IceFire

Check my System info for the details.
I have recently purchased all the parts for a computer from Newegg (still waiting for it), with the understanding that the HD graphics capabilities of the Sandy bridge Pentiums will be more than capable of playing back most formats flawlessly (and being able to convert some odd formats to WMC-friendly versions ahead of time), alongside beng used as a sort of download server for the house.

Am I right in believing I can get away witout a graphics card?

It will be fine unless you will be doing some gaming
Any integrated graphics will perform very badly in most graphically demanding applications such as modern games. Get a dedicated graphics card if you intend to do gaming

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Is it a good idea to migrate from Windows Server SBS 2003 SP1 to SP2?

A:Is it a good idea to migrate from Windows Server SBS 2003 SP1 to SP2

Yeah I would say so. We've updated all our servers without any problems although people have experienced some problems, in particular the Help and Support files going missing. But a quick google will show up a fix for this.

Like all updates, I would create a backup before you do anything.

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Hi there
to any of you network Gurus -- I'm testing a (Virtual) version of Windows 2012 Server. What I'd like to do is to set up a VPN so I can access it from another computer (Windows 8.1) in the LAN (while testing) but using a VPN rather than RDP. A FREE VPN server and client is what I would like at this stage.

Eventually I would like to login from a mobile phone too - but later.

The VPN should just present a LOGIN screen to the user and then show a basic desktop with just say Office and IE installed on it.

I'm totally new to this sort of stuff - so SIMPLE to start with - I don't want to get into "Remote / Roaming" Domains or any other "Geeky stuff" at this stage -- just the simple basics - LOGON etc.

Any links greatfully appreciated -- there's so many to choose from so I don't know where to start. The network connectivity to the server works fine --at least with RDP so I don't have to worry at least about that bit of the system.


A:Create VPN and good Free VPN software (Server AND client)

First off, a vpn in just a virtual network connection, so it won't natively present you with a desktop or applications. It will get you remotely connected to the network, from there you will launch something else to connect to a desktop, either rdp, terminal services, etc.

Doing a VPN is natively built into sever 2012, so you won't need any software, free or otherwise to setup a.basic VPN.

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I am looking for recommendations for good AV spftware that is administered from a single system to multiple workstations. We have a small windows XP/W2k network running in domain model.

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If you're reading this then you might be able to help me.
I need to develop an application to serve a client. The client being an M16C microcontroller which is interfaced to the ethernet via a Cs8900a module.
All I need the M16C to do is to set a selected range of pins high or low remotely from a web browser to be used by any user over the internet. This will be in the form of arguments to a function presumably (as I haven't finalised the workings yet).
I don't know much about this sort of stuff, but I know how Ethernet works and a little about various protocols etc and programming in C.
Can anyone suggest a suitable solution? I want to know what I should write the server in and any tips for doing it. Cheers in advance if you can help. I should also add that I am programming the workings of the micro in C.
I just want the application to be a no-frills deal but still look nice on a browser (all it has to do is to accept users directions to switch pins/ports and accept incoming info)

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im looking for a mini pc that i can PRIVATELY host game servers for me and my friends.

i like this one here but i was wondering what the max ram i can put on it?

Windows 10 Mini PC "Win Pro G2" CRZ3735F

i need to put at least 8GB ram because as i said im doing LIGHT server hosting for just me and my friends. ill install linux

A:looking for good cheep Mini PC for (Private) game server hosting

It does not look that you could add any RAM. It is really a very low end entry PC. I would look for something more traditional. Look into the Sunday ads. Sometimes they have good deals. Here are a couple starting at $150.


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