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How to Install Question2Answer – A free and open source platform for Q&A sites

The instructions below are for installing Question2Answer where it manages user accounts and logins for you. If you would like Question2Answer to integrate with your existing user database and account system (single sign-on), see the advanced installation. Download the latest version of Question2Answer to your computer or web server. Unzip the download using a tool(…)

How to create PDF Documents with Zend Framework

First released in 1993, Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF) is now ubiquitous. It’s a great way to create printable documents that work across multiple platforms without any loss of fidelity, and it also supports interactive features like bookmarks, annotations and forms. PHP comes with a number of options to help developers dynamically generate PDF files(…)

How to configure a firewall for domains and trusts

To establish a domain trust or a security channel across a firewall, the following ports must be opened. Be aware that there may be hosts functioning with both client and server roles on both sides of the firewall. Therefore, ports rules may have to be mirrored. Windows NT In this environment, one side of the(…)

How to view and transfer FSMO roles in Windows Server 2003

You can transfer FSMO roles by using the Ntdsutil.exe command-line utility or by using an MMC snap-in tool. Depending on the FSMO role that you want to transfer, you can use one of the following three MMC snap-in tools:Active Directory Schema snap-in Active Directory Domains and Trusts snap-in Active Directory Users and Computers snap-inIf a(…)

How To disable dynamic updates for a specific interface

To disable dynamic updates for a specific interface, follow these steps: Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\interfaceNote interface is the device ID of the network adaptor for the interface that you want to disable dynamic update for. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value. Type DisableDynamicUpdate,(…)

How To disable dynamic updates for all network interfaces – Windows Server 2003-based clients

By default, dynamic updates are configured on Windows Server 2003-based clients. To disable dynamic updates for all network interfaces, follow these steps: Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value. Type DisableDynamicUpdate, and then press ENTER two times. In Edit DWORD Value,(…)

How To enable a DHCP server to dynamically update the DNS records of its clients

On a Windows Server 2003-based DHCP server, you can dynamically update the DNS records for pre-Windows Server 2003-based clients that cannot do it for themselves. To enable a DHCP server to dynamically update the DNS records of its clients, follow these steps: In the DHCP management console, select the scope or the DHCP server that(…)

How to Configure DNS dynamic updates on a Windows Server 2003-based DHCP server

To configure DNS dynamic update for a Windows Server 2003-based DHCP server, follow these steps: Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click DHCP. Right-click the appropriate DHCP server or scope, and then click Properties. Click DNS. Click to select the Enable DNS dynamic updates according to the settings below check box to enable DNS dynamic update for clients that(…)

How to Configure DNS dynamic updates on multihomed client computers

If a dynamic update client is multihomed, it registers all its IP addresses with DNS by default. ( A client is multihomed if it has more than one adaptor and an associated IP address.)If you do not want the client to register all its IP addresses, you can configure it not to register one or(…)

How to Configure DNS dynamic updates for DHCP clients

By default, Windows Server 2003-based, Windows 2000-based, and Windows XP-based DHCP clients are configured to request that the client register the A resource record and that the server register the PTR resource record. By default, the name that is used in the DNS registration is a concatenation of the computer name and the primary DNS(…)

How to configure DNS dynamic updates in Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 DNS update features The DNS service lets client computers dynamically update their resource records in DNS. When you use this functionality, you improve DNS administration by reducing the time that it requires to manually manage zone records. You can use the DNS update functionality with DHCP to update resource records when a(…)