Managing a network involves specific steps an administrator must take to control, operate and maintain a network inside an organization.
Public Wi-Fi is now offered almost everywhere, and most people make use of it on regular basis. As good as this sounds, there is just one huge problem – it is just not safe. Because public Wi-Fi is an open network, it can be hacked by anyone, enabling them to get into your device with […]
We have all heard the horror stories: You receive a late night call from the office, the caller frantically telling you that the entire network has gone down and the backups are corrupted, or even worse, missing entirely. The IT landscape is littered with tales of backups gone wrong, both deliberately and accidentally. Businesses have […]
As I anticipated, the Xbox One falls short on network connectivity. Microsoft raised hype about the networking power of the Xbox One, but it failed to deliver. Everyone expected the Xbox One to be the latest and greatest media streaming device. However, it currently only supports playback with Windows Media Player 11 natively compatible codecs […]
Trying to find the IP address of a networked printer can be frustrating. Using these techniques, you should be able to locate it from your Windows computer.
From sharing movies and songs at home to folders and files with colleagues at work, the File Sharing Wizard is the easiest way to get started using the networking service within Windows.
Have you ever provisioned a new virtual machine in vSphere, put it in production, and discovered belatedly that you mistakenly used “thin provisioned” virtual disks? This can often happen when deploying from a template which was thin provisioned since the default option is to use the same disk format as the source. Good news! It […]
VOIP / Mobile Data : How to make incoming and outgoing VOIP calls for free w/Google Voice and an internet connection (USA tested only)
This recipe will explain how to utilize several free services to get free incoming and outgoing calls (2000 minutes limit/month) in the USA. We will be utilizing a VOIP standard called SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) to allow us to use our mobile data only device or pc internet connection to make up to 2000 minutes of free VOIP calls w/o the complexities of creating one’s own PBX (SIP client required on device of course, Android and iOS4 have several clients, most are retail though).
Cisco’s SLA features, available in IOS other than IP Base, allow modification of the routing table based on a monitored item. In this example, we’ll monitor an Internet address, and change the default route if that address is unreachable.
Category Cisco router
By default, Cisco Unity Unified messages don’t work in Blackberry or windows mobile devices. Here’s how to make it work.
Category Cisco call manager