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Oct 24 2013

Run a DHCP Relay on a Cisco Catalyst 2960 Switch

Published by under Cisco

Having a DHCP relay on a layer 2 switch is usually a nonsense. A DHCP server happened to crash and I had no access to configure a new DHCP service on the ISP router at a remote site.My only option was to set a DHCP relay on the switch that will forward requests to another […]

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Dec 15 2012

Windows Remote Server/NAS Files Easy Sync

Published by under Backup,Windows

robocopy lets you copy but more interestingly synchronize data from a server (or a NAS) to another Windows server. It is provided with the Windows 2003 Server resource kit tools or natively in Windows 2008 Server.Synchronization takes little bandwidth and can be a good way to backup data over a slow network link. Here’s a DOS […]

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Nov 30 2012

IPTables Traffic Redirection on Linux

Published by under Linux

Whether you need to redirect telnet or ssh connections through a server because you don’t have direct access to your final destination or you’re planning a web server migration, traffic forwarding comes in handy in many situations.This is easily achieved on Linux distributions that come with IPtables. Yes, iptables isn’t just for ACL rules, but […]

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Apr 16 2012

Slow Opening of Office Files through a Network

Published by under Windows

Your Excel files on remote networks take up to 2 minutes to load? You think there’s something wrong with your VPN or you need to tune Office? Not at all, here’s how to load your files in just a few seconds! I couldn’t understand why my remote files were so slow to open from a Windows […]

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Aug 16 2010

Fortigate Dialup VPN Client Gets no DHCP Lease

Published by under Fortinet

Fortigate Dialup VPN client does not get an IP address although a DHCP pool is created and “DHCP-IPsec” is checked in the phase-2 VPN settings. An IPSEC ESP error is also raised in the event log. Setting a static IP does connect the client.   To solve this, an additional firewall rule needs to be […]

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