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How to Install OpenVPN

OpenVPN can be downloaded here. For security, it’s a good idea to check the file release signature after downloading. The OpenVPN executable should be installed on both server and client machines, since the single executable provides both client and server functions. Linux Notes (using RPM package) If you are using a Linux distribution which supports(…)

How to create Bonding in Linux Server

Linux allows binding multiple network interfaces into a single channel/NIC using special kernel module called bonding. “The Linux bonding driver provides a method for aggregating multiple network interfaces into a single logical “bonded” interface. The behavior of the bonded interfaces depends upon the mode; generally speaking, modes provide either hot standby or load balancing services. Additionally,(…)

How to Set up a Firewall in 20 Minutes SmoothWall Express firewall

SmoothWall Express 2.0 is a free Linux-based firewall, which installs on a dedicated machine. Its interesting features include the ability to set up a DMZ for hosting the Web servers, FTP servers and an IDS (Intrusion Detection System) to protect your internal network. The firewall is also compatible with ISDN and ADSL and automatically senses(…)

How to Configure Cisco pix Site to Site VPN

This section describes an example configuration for using pre-shared keys. It contains the following topics: Scenario Description Configuring PIX Firewall 1 with VPN Tunneling Configuring PIX Firewall 2 for VPN Tunneling If you have a limited number of registered IP addresses and you cannot use PAT, you can configure PIX Firewall to use NAT for connections(…)

How To Configure a Computer Running Windows Server 2003 As a Web Server

Install Internet Information Services Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) is the Web service that is integrated with Windows Server 2003 To install IIS, add optional components, or remove optional components, follow these steps: 1. Click Start, point to Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs. The Add or Remove Programs tool starts. 2.(…)

How to stop Folder Redirection in Windows Server

After you have successfully deployed a Folder Redirection Group Policy object (GPO) in your site, you may want to stop Folder Redirection for one or more users. However, before you try to stop Folder Redirection, you must first enable the Redirect the folder back to the local userprofile location when policy is removed Group Policy(…)

How to Create security-enhanced redirected folders

To make sure that only the user and the domain administrators have permissions to open a particular redirected folder, do the following: 1. Select a central location in your environment where you would like to store Folder Redirection, and then share this folder. In this example, FLDREDIR is used. 2. Set Share Permissions for the(…)

How to limit the number of connections on a terminal server that runs Windows Server 2003

How to limit the number of remote sessions on a terminal server 1. To open the Terminal Services Configuration Tool, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Terminal Services Configuration. 2. In the console tree, click Connections. 3. In the right pane, right-click RDP-Tcp, and then click Properties. 4. On the Network Adapter(…)

How To: Copy User Profiles from One Domain to Another

To copy a profile to another domain and assign a user permission to use the profile: 1. In Control Panel, double-click System. 2. Click the User Profiles tab, click the profile, and then click Copy To. 3. Type the path to the folder where user profiles are stored, or click Browse to locate the folder.(…)

How to Create and Copy Roaming User Profiles in Windows

Create a Roaming Profile To create a roaming profile, follow these steps: 1. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties on the shortcut menu that appears. 2. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Settings under User Profiles. 3. In the Profiles stored on this computer list, click the profile that you want.(…)

How to Enable Disk Quotas in Windows 2000

Set Quotas On NTFS Volume Disk quotas are based on file ownership and are independent of the folder location of the user’s files within the volume. For example, if users move their files from one folder to another on the same volume, their volume space usage does not change. However, if users copy their files(…)