Tag Archives: network

Configure Cisco routers to use Active Directory authentication — the Windows side

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  Did you know that you can leverage the Windows Active Directory username/password database to log in to your Cisco routers and switches? In this two-part series, David Davis walks you through the process. This time, he explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot Windows’ Internet Authentication Service (IAS). Configure… Read more »

What’s the best Cisco router configuration and management tool?

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  It’s rare to be able to accomplish everything you need using only the Cisco IOS; the reality is that additional tools are necessary. Because of the plethora of tools available, the challenge is selecting the right tools. David Davis is on a mission to compile the ultimate list of… Read more »

Build an Inexpensive Network Security Auditor

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 I’ll have to give this a try at work this week. I’ll just have to find an old notebook. It is always important to know what is going on in your network. And, from time to time, you should perform a simple audit of your network just to determine what… Read more »

Undelete Plus v2.11

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Ever need to recover a file you deleted…Check out this program. Undelete Plus is a quick and effective way to retrieve accidentally deleted files, files removed from the Recycle Bin, in a DOS window, from a network drive, from Windows Explorer with the SHIFT key held down. [Via MSFN –… Read more »

Security Lockdown: Utilizing Standard Microsoft Tools to Secure Your Network

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A few webcast on MS security. Learn about tools that enable end users in your organization to lock down their own environment and help protect their desktops. Find webcasts and virtual labs that provide policy strategy, tips and tricks, and prescriptive guidance to help strengthen your organization’s security, without sacrificing… Read more »

Important VirtualCenter Patch!

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Time to patch virtualcenter. VMware just released a patch for VirtualCenter 1.3. It addresses a rare, but serious problem invlolving data-loss with cold migrations (while VM is off). The issue happens when a network failure occurs at the same time of the cold-migration. Assuming that you do not like loosing… Read more »

Security Configuration Wizard documentation

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Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) is an attack surface reduction tool for members of the Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 family with Service Pack 1 (SP1). SCW determines the minimum functionality required for a server’s role or roles, and disables functionality that is not required. SCW guides you through the process of… Read more »

Non-Admin Rights

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I’ve been searching for a way to allow a non-admin on Windows XP to change the network settings (IP address,subnet,gateway,dns,etc) Well I was search for a solution I found this blog posting about a nice little script that will make a user an admin, start a new process with admin… Read more »

All-In-One Security Appliances

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An all-in-one security appliance provides protection against a multitude of threats without adding to your device-management burden. Here’s how to choose the right model for your organization. [Via Network Computing]

A 10-Minute Guide to Deploying VoIP

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Thinking of rolling out VoIP? It’s tougher and more time-consuming than you think. But this 10-Minute guide will give you the rundown on everything you need to know before you get started. [Via Network Computing Digital Convergence RSS Feed]