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SMTP server force outbound trafficview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm having some trouble with setting up a SMTP server on a windows server 2003 machine, while trying to send emails using PHP through the internet, but to domain email addresses. Common info: I'm a newbie on this, so I don't know many of the concepts Machine has Windows Server 2003 Server Machine on a domain (mydomain.com) Machine is not a domain controller Machine accesses a domain controller (HowTos)

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Crunchbang Hell - A True Storyview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – A couple of days ago I downloaded the latest Ubuntu. I made a bootable usb using the built in USB creator. It worked very nicely and I liked that it allowed me to actually use the OS. What I mean is, I was able to change settings and save documents.Then I realised that I'd never made a bootable usb with #! so last night I set about doing it. (HowTos)

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Just how slow should my VPN be?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have a VPN setup between a remote office with 2 ADSL connections (8Mb downstream, 512Kb upstream) and a main office with a 10Mb EFM connection (10Mb both up and down). The VPN is an IPSec connection using a DrayTek 2930 router for the ADSL and a DrayTek 3200 router at the EFM end. (HowTos)

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Telstra and competitors at odds over wholesale ADSL pricingview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra is once again at odds with the rest of the industry on how wholesale services should be regulated: it wants wholesale ADSL prices to be set in relation to retail prices: others are calling for cost based pricing. (IT news)

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What are the essential considerations for setting up systems in a location with unreliable power?view story

http://serverfault.com – I deal with a lot of remote offices located in parts of the world where the local grid power supply is unreliable. Power can go off anytime with no warning, with outages ranging from minutes to days Power fluctuation is wild, with spikes and brown outs Currently the offices will have some or all of the following: A generator, with an inverter, or some sort of manual switch A big UPS or batte (HowTos)

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Connection Lost between phone and CallManagerview story

http://serverfault.com – a customer of mine has a series of phones connecting over an IPSEC vpn over ADSL to CallManager 4.2. The phones are deregistering periodically, and in the phone logs I see errors like this: NOT 14:25:44.530769 CDP-D: holdThrd SendingCmd:proto:1 port:0 NOT 14:25:44.531973 CDP-D: INETD_CMD_LLDP_HOLDTHRD cmd msg - 118 NOT 14:26:44.530812 CDP-D: holdThrd SendingCmd:proto:1 port:0 NOT 14:26:44.532 (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] DNS setup - nat loopback, bind9 or dnsmasq?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Ok - I have a very messy home network as follows: ADSL Modem/wireless router/switch Various devices connect via wireless and use DHCP to obtain IPs A desktop with a fixed IP connects via powerline ethernet A media box running ubuntu 10.04 with a fixed IP connects via a wifi ethernet adapter which also has a fixed IP Finally, a server running ubuntu 10.04 with a fixed IP which hosts (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Swift ADSL-ISP and 3g-ISP?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi. Have a ADSL and also a mobil broadband true my ZTE. When i connect my phone to USB (Or Wifi) I have 2 IPS (One 3g and one ADSL. Is there a way to use the USB-3g instead of ADSL (Without pulling out the network cable)? (Hardware)

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ADSL router's WAN PORT & LAN PORT connected to one broadcast domainview story

http://serverfault.com – In our MD's house, we have fibre optic connection given by the ISP upto Distribution box inside the house where the fibre optic cable is connected to HUAWEI-ECHOLFIE HG865 terminal .From the RJ 45 port in that device , the ethernet cable goes to the DLINK 8 port switch. (HowTos)

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synchronization between two (or more) file servers : block open files to avoid conflictsview story

http://serverfault.com – I have two (to begin) remote file servers (ubuntu) with windows clients (many files and directories) to automatically sync over the internet, in an ssh tunnel (the ADSL connection is pretty bad, and sometimes cut), the file system is ext4. For now I use unison at night, with force newer option and backups to avoid losing data. (HowTos)