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Password expiration best practices?

Is there an "industry standard" for password expiration periods? [more inside]
posted by pzarquon on Feb 27, 2006 - 19 answers

Slippy DNS

Periodic DNS dropouts on my cable modem? [more inside]
posted by cloudscratcher on Feb 26, 2006 - 12 answers

Mac printing help with weird configuration

Need some trouble-shooting ideas for an unusual Mac printing configuration (Farallon iPrint connects Laserjet to Soho network hub) which has stopped working. [more inside]
posted by lockedroomguy on Feb 21, 2006 - 4 answers

How to bridge two wired networks via wireless?

Is it possible to bridge two in-home wired networks wirelessly? [more inside]
posted by Bryan Behrenshausen on Feb 16, 2006 - 10 answers

Help me find and resolve a traffic bottleneck at my colo.

Help me find and resolve a traffic bottleneck at my co-location. We launched a new web-app (it registers users and delivers flash content) at my work and the server fell over at about 17 conn/sec. Help me prevent this from happening again. [more inside]
posted by fishfucker on Feb 14, 2006 - 13 answers

Converting a DVD to high-quality WMV?

Converting a DVD to high-quality WMV? [more inside]
posted by robbie01 on Feb 12, 2006 - 10 answers

I'd like a Breedster invite. Anyone have one to give?

I'm also wondering about any other cool social networks that are not commonly known, to which I may gain membership to. Thank you.
posted by rinkjustice on Feb 10, 2006 - 17 answers

Network tech support brain-twister

Riddle me this: there are two Windows XP computers (desktop and laptop) on the same Internet connection, behind the same router, connecting wirelessly to it. The laptop often (but not every time) takes a really long time (30 seconds+) to send email and connect to certain websites. The desktop never has this problem. What's going on? [more inside]
posted by frenetic on Feb 10, 2006 - 10 answers

Wirless VGA Connection

Any way to wirelessly enable the VGA port on my LCD television for photo slideshows? [more inside]
posted by terrier319 on Jan 30, 2006 - 3 answers

Why don't commercial TV networks replay their prime time shows in the overnight hours?

Why don't commercial TV networks replay their prime time shows in the overnight hours? [more inside]
posted by Saucy Intruder on Jan 28, 2006 - 13 answers

Resources on network theory and social network theory?

I am looking for recommendations for books, textbooks, magazine articles, websites, etc. on network theory and social network theory. I am interested in "high theory" as well as the very practical "this is how you model a network that does such-and-such". I'll be happy with anything, however, as a beggar I be.
posted by mrmojoflying on Jan 25, 2006 - 8 answers

3 floors, 2 computers, 1 problem

I need help with a home dsl/wireless/networking problem. [more inside]
posted by googly on Jan 22, 2006 - 9 answers

Multiple Xboxes on a network problem.

I'm trying to set up a small network for some friends of mine. They have 2 xboxes (not 360s) and just got broadband internet specifically for Xbox Live. I picked up router (a LinkSys WRT54G). They previously had the xbox system link bundle (4 port hub and 4 cables). Then came the problems (after the jump). [more inside]
posted by Ikazuchi on Jan 20, 2006 - 8 answers

How do I set up a server at home?

ServerFilter: How do I set up a server at home? [more inside]
posted by dirtynumbangelboy on Jan 19, 2006 - 9 answers

Is Nintendo DS wifi Safe?

Nintendo DS wifi questions... [more inside]
posted by Mrs. Smith on Jan 15, 2006 - 12 answers

make my wireless adaptor work!

Router problems!!! [more inside]
posted by ashbury on Jan 8, 2006 - 9 answers

How can I access a school computer from home?

How can I access a school computer from home? [more inside]
posted by Anoxs on Jan 6, 2006 - 13 answers

How to universally disallow P2P?

Is there any easy way to universally disallow P2P traffic on an office lan? [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Jan 6, 2006 - 16 answers

How do I mirror two Macs as a backup scheme?

I have two identical PowerMac G5s and a single copy of Mac OS X Server. One is a file server for small network. The other exists in case something happens to the first one. Through what mechanism can I keep the contents of these two systems in sync, whether constantly, every few hours, or nightly? [more inside]
posted by waldo on Jan 6, 2006 - 10 answers

sharing outlook on a home network

Sharing Outlook on a home network without using Exchange? [more inside]
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Dec 27, 2005 - 6 answers

Forwarding traffic to the appropriate application and port with IIS

I've just installed Plone (www.plone.org) for a client on their server. They currently run their sites on Windows 2000 with IIS on port 80. I set up Plone to run on port 81, but what do I need to do to make this accessible to outside traffic? It is currently inaccessible to anyone outside the offices, and I'm afraid I have no expertise with IIS. [more inside]
posted by letterneversent on Dec 21, 2005 - 2 answers

renew or reNo?

The boss "heard somewhere" that we don't have to pay for domain name registry, since they've had the domain for years. Anyone ever heard of such a thing? [more inside]
posted by penciltopper on Dec 19, 2005 - 30 answers

How can I send music over my network?

I have thousands of songs on my laptop. Unfortunately, my laptop's speakers are terrible. My desktop, however, has a great set of speakers. I want to listen to music from my laptop on my desktop speakers, and I want to control the audio from my laptop. The desktop and laptop can connect to each other over my network. Is there anything out there that will let me do this easily and at no cost?
posted by punishinglemur on Dec 12, 2005 - 22 answers

extending wifi range

Can I set up a wifi "repeater" to extend the range of my wifi? [more inside]
posted by anadem on Dec 5, 2005 - 9 answers

How do I find a IP subnet that Sprint uses to send email for it's Treo product?

I have a Treo 650 using Sprint. I need to use POP & Exchange Active Synch for my mail synching/sending/receiving. But my Exchange 2003 server is locked down so it can't relay except for a few IP addresses. I need to discover the IP subnet that Sprint is using to send mail so I can allow it to use my exchange server as a relay so I can send email from my Treo. Any ideas what this is, how to find it, or how to do it otherwise?
posted by aacheson on Dec 5, 2005 - 6 answers

All known P2P and IM protocols/clients?

I need to begin to secure a network against IP "theft" liability and security breaches. Please help me compile a list of every known IM and P2P/filesharing protocol and/or client. [more inside]
posted by loquacious on Nov 22, 2005 - 22 answers

Foreign TV via Dish?

Anyone have any experience with Dish Network's International selection? [more inside]
posted by RavinDave on Nov 22, 2005 - 7 answers

Adult Swim track on "all times/music eastern."

Does anyone know what the artist / song name in the Adult Swim bump that reads "All Times and Music are eastern?" It is cool and I can't find it.
posted by AllesKlar on Nov 21, 2005 - 6 answers

Is my network secure?

I have a couple questions about the security of my wireless network... I'm definitely not a computer newbie, but networking issues have always gone a bit over my head. [more inside]
posted by semidivine on Nov 18, 2005 - 18 answers

Manual for Xerox DC400?

How do I set the IP address on a Xerox DC400 Document Center? [more inside]
posted by flabdablet on Nov 17, 2005 - 5 answers

Internet Connection Issues

Internet connection issues: I can't seem to get my ADSL connection to work through my router. [more inside]
posted by dazed_one on Nov 17, 2005 - 12 answers

Who makes a reliable home firewall/router?

Who makes a reliable home firewall/router? [more inside]
posted by b1tr0t on Oct 25, 2005 - 17 answers

Calling all Network Admins!!

Got a problem here....how can I make the users get the same profile data/settings when logging onto to new domain? [more inside]
posted by stevyb on Oct 17, 2005 - 5 answers

Do switches use the fastest route available between computers?

I have 4 Gigabit switches for my network and one 10/100 router. Can/should I hook each switch up to the router and then also plug each switch into each other switch to improve internet performance while still maintaining Gigabit on my LAN?
posted by hoborg on Oct 12, 2005 - 5 answers

Why can't our Macs and PCs get along together?

Our PC based network sucks for Mac and unfortunately I do not think that our IT support (external) is up to the job, despite their assurances. Should setting up a reliable network really be that hard? [more inside]
posted by clarkie666 on Oct 11, 2005 - 6 answers

Help Desk Software

Looking for a *free* Windows based Ticketing/Help Desk/knowledge base software. We are a small IT department that is looking for somewhere we can put solutions on how we fixed issues for looking up later.
posted by flipmiester99 on Oct 6, 2005 - 8 answers

How do I combine two LANs?

What do you do when two LANs fall in love and want to join together? [more inside]
posted by nadawi on Oct 4, 2005 - 2 answers

PDA to hotel broadband, how?

Just got WiFi PDA, how do I plug in a hotel broadband cable? [more inside]
posted by priorpark17 on Oct 3, 2005 - 10 answers

More WiFi Woes

Another for WIFIfilter: I just inherited a G4 powerbook from a friend. I updated the AirSoft software and can successfully connect to every wireless network I try--except the one in my apartment. [more inside]
posted by JMB1138 on Sep 29, 2005 - 5 answers

WiFi on the road?

Is there a nationwide (where nation = United States) service which provides wireless Internet coverage? [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep on Sep 28, 2005 - 11 answers

Wi-fi, neighbors, gaming, oh my!

Wi-fi, neighbors, gaming: woe! Help me make this workable! [more inside]
posted by cortex on Sep 24, 2005 - 12 answers

Painfully slow internet connection on OS X...

Is it possible to test an iMac's (OS X) network card? Other suggestions for why I'm getting a slow Net connection? [more inside]
posted by dobbs on Sep 19, 2005 - 15 answers

Bandwidth monitor?

I need software, OS X (including Darwin or XWindows) or Windows 2K, that can be set to automatically check the maximum download or upload speed to and from multiple machines outside my WAN at given time intervals by doing pre-set tasks and recording the total time the tasks take and the size of the total data transferred. I do not need software that shows me the current throughput of whatever random surfing or emailing I'm doing. [more inside]
posted by Mo Nickels on Sep 12, 2005 - 4 answers

Routers and Forwarding inside and outside the network.

Routers: This may seem rather silly to some folks, but I need a little help in figuring out what my network problem is. (I tried to google around, but i am not even sure what the term is that I should be searching for) The problem is, I am hosting my own web-server and MySQL DB for development purposes, and I have a domain name that points to it. When I am outside my own network I can hit my URL just fine. But when I inside my network, it always try to go to the routers configuration page. Any ideas as how to make sure the router is forwarding the ports correctly INSIDE my network?
posted by countzen on Sep 7, 2005 - 7 answers

Where to ask HW & Network Questions?

I am searching for a 'one stop shopping' website for hardware and network related questions. I am a computer consultant with almost twenty years experience, so I know my way around the basic issues and, given enough time, can usually dig up and/or figure out anything I'm not familiar with. But I am finding myself with less and less time to spend researching this stuff and would much prefer being able to ask a pro directly. [more inside]
posted by Lactoso on Aug 30, 2005 - 3 answers

Sharing is good, and should be easy!

How do I share only certain folders in OS X when I enable Windows Sharing? [more inside]
posted by Third on Aug 29, 2005 - 8 answers

Ethernet v. Wireless Grudge Match

I have been given a nice, new laptop at work. It has a wireless card, and is also connected via an ethernet cable. How can I get it to default to using the faster, more stable ethernet connection when I'm at my desk? [more inside]
posted by donnagirl on Aug 25, 2005 - 3 answers

How to overcome university network/internet restrictions (timeout, bittorrent, etc)

I haven't lived on a university campus for a couple years, and have forgotten how restrictive things can be as far as internet access is concerned. I know there are solutions to these problems -- I've read about them or things similar in the past -- I just can't seem to find much current information. I have a Mac, BTW. [more inside]
posted by jruckman on Aug 23, 2005 - 10 answers

Win2K/OSX Sharing

Switching: moving my Win2K files to Mac OSX. How?! [more inside]
posted by five fresh fish on Aug 16, 2005 - 12 answers

NetworkFilter: Extend My Network

What equipment to I need to wirelessly extend my network to another building and offer standard wired ethernet ports in that building? How should that hardware be configured? [more inside]
posted by kc0dxh on Aug 12, 2005 - 3 answers

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