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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 Do Not Get DHCP Lease

Published by under Fortinet

We use Fortinet VPN client Forticlient to connect to our Fortigate firewall with IPSEC encryption. We’d like to give clients a DHCP address so we do not have anything to manage other than user authentication. Dialup VPN client do not seem to get an IP address although a DHCP pool is created and “DHCP-IPsec” is […]

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