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    • Implementing Proxy Server

      Implementing Proxy Server

      Designing a Proxy Server Implementation Before you can design a Proxy Server implementation and install Proxy Server, you need to be knowledgeable on a number of concepts: IP routing concepts Firewalls concepts Packet filtering concepts Files and protocols utilized in Web applications To design a Proxy Server implementation, there are a number of factors that

    • How to Configure IIS to Host a Web Page

      How to Configure IIS to Host a Web Page

      IIS (Internet Information Services) is an easy to use web server from Microsoft. It is not installed on Windows XP Professional by default. However, it is installed when the user upgrades from Windows NT or Windows 2000 to Windows XP Pro. IIS can be installed as follows: Click Start, click Control Panel, and double-click Add/Remove

    • Error 721

      Error 721

      Error 721 is a Microsoft error which is encountered after making an unsuccessful attempt to establish a virtual private network (VPN) connection to a corporate network by using a Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) client. You may even get an error 721 after making an unsuccessful attempt to establish a dial-up connection after upgrading your computer

    • Understanding IPv6

      Understanding IPv6

      Understanding the Limitations of IPv4 Before moving on the to an in-depth discussion of IPv6, lets first look at the limitations of IPv4: The IPv4 addresses are somewhat scarce, even though it allows for 4,294,967,296 possible addresses. Because of this limitation, organizations are forced to utilize Network Address Translator (NAT) to map a public IP

    • Active Directory Terminology and Concepts

      Active Directory Terminology and Concepts

      The Active Directory data store (directory) is the database that holds all directory information such as information on users, computer, groups, other objects, and the objects that users can access. It also includes other network components. The Active Directory data store is stored on the server’s hard disk by means of the Ntds.dit file. The

    • HyperTerminal

      HyperTerminal

      HyperTerminal is an application that connects a computer to other remote systems. These systems include other computers, bulletin board systems, servers, Telnet sites, and online services. However, a modem, an Ethernet connection, or a null modem cable is needed before HyperTerminal can be used. Menus, buttons, icons, and messages can be found within HyperTerminal’s user

    • msdtc.exe

      msdtc.exe

      The file msdtc.exe is the main component of the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) by Microsoft Corporation. The Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator is an application that is primarily used in allowing several other client applications to include more than one source of data in a single transaction. After performing the required task, this transaction manager

    • How to Play a DVD in Windows 10?

      How to Play a DVD in Windows 10?

      If you are one of the users that still has a DVD drive and wants to watch DVDs on your Windows 10 machine, you have “bad luck”. Windows 10 lacks an app that will play DVDs. Good old Windows Media Center didn’t survive and Microsoft ditched it a long time ago with Windows 8. You

    • ExFAT

      ExFAT

      The Microsoft Corporation in conjunction with Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) released the exFAT file system. The exFAT file system was produced in order to address the short comings of the FAT32 file system; specifically on portable media such as USB sticks or portable hard drives where NTFS file structure use is inappropriate. The

    • Remote Access Security

      Remote Access Security

      Remote Access Security Overview To protect your corporate data from attacks from intruders and from being accessed by unauthorized users, you need to plan for and implement remote access security. You should authenticate remote access clients attempting to establish a remote connection with the remote access server. To secure connections to the corporate network, you

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