How to configure Network Address Translation in Windows Server 2003

To configure the Routing and Remote Access and the Network Address Translation components, your computer must have at least two network interfaces: one connected to the Internet and the other one connected to the internal network. You must also configure the network translation computer to use Transport Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). If you use dial-up(…)

How To Configure a VPN Server to Act as a Router in Windows Server 2003

To configure the server to act as a VPN server and a router: 1. Start the Routing and Remote Access Server Setup Wizard a. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Routing and Remote Access. b. In the Routing and Remote Access utility, click your server, and then click Configure and Enable Routing(…)

How To Install and Configure a DHCP Server in a Workgroup in Windows Server 2003

How to Install the DHCP Service Before you can configure the DHCP service, you must install it on the server. DHCP is not installed by default during a typical installation of Windows Standard Server 2003 or Windows Enterprise Server 2003. You can install DHCP either during the initial installation of Windows Server 2003 or after(…)

How to Use the NETSH Command to Change from Static IP Address to DHCP

You can use the netsh command in Windows 2000 to script the process of changing a computer from a static Internet Protocol (IP) address to Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) or vice versa. The netsh command accomplishes this task without the need to restart the computer. This feature is particularly useful for laptops that move(…)

How to install and configure a DHCP server

Installing the DHCP Service You can install DHCP either during or after the initial installation of Windows 2000 Server or Advanced Server, although there must be a working DNS in the environment. To validate your DNS server, click Start, click Run, type cmd, press ENTER, type ping friendly name of an existing DNS server in(…)

Basic PIX Troubleshooting

The “show interfaces” Command The show interfaces command will show you the basic status of the PIX’s interfaces. I’ve included some sample output below: pixfw# show interface interface ethernet0 “outside” is up, line protocol is up Hardware is i82559 ethernet, address is 0009.e89c.fdaa IP address, subnet mask MTU 1500 bytes, BW 10000 Kbit(…)


With the growth of the Internet, e-mail has quickly become the main vehicle to spread information through the public at large. As the demand for fast, cheap and reliable e-mail grows, more individuals are turning to Linux to provide a fast, cheap and reliable solution. sendmail was originally developed by Eric Allman, in 1979, as(…)