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General Chat's Most Valuable Member awards, information, posting statistics, top members and MVMMs shared info.
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Socializing, introducing yourself, chit-chat, general non-related and off-topic talk. Newcomers post your welcome message here, it the right thread (and ONLY HERE). Forum rules must be read and followed, otherwise you will be BANNED, no questions asked.
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Last Post: 5MB HDD
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Do you think that I should open a new forum? Do you want to become a forum moderator? Are you looking for a specific item? This is the place for your feedbacks and requests.
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168 1,085
Forum Software Upgrades
Server Operating Systems
For questions related to Microsoft's latest server OS
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360 1,795
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2
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2,831 13,356
Relocate a shared folder
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2000 / 2003
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Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
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2,893 15,533
Client Operating Systems
Discuss Microsoft Windows 10, first version that will run on a wide range of devices, from phones and tablets to PCs and Xbox.
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Last Post: W10 Clean Install
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W10 Clean Install
For questions related to Microsoft's latest client operating system
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157 761
For questions related to Microsoft Windows 7 operating system
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842 4,773
Latest update problem
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555 3,072
For questions related to Microsoft's client operating systems
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Last Post: Windows XP
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Windows XP
Microsoft Networking Services
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For issues directly related to DNS in Windows.
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Last Post: DNS assistance
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DNS assistance
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Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
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1,476 7,374
For questions related to Microsoft management and monitoring products such as MOM and SMS.
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For threads related to Terminal Services (TS, RDS), Citrix, CockpIt and other remote desktop issues.
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Messaging Software
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's latest Exchange server version
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AD-CS certificate for exchange
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Deals with issues related to Microsoft's Exchange servers
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Emails bounce back - SMTP errors
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A place for all your Microsoft Lync Server and Office Communications Server (OCS) related questions.
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Use this forum for posts related to the Microsoft Outlook client
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Use this forum to post questions regarding Cisco routing and switching solutions
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BGP weight attribute
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Use this forum to post questions regarding the Alcatel, Samsung and other broadband modems, including Wireless access points and routers.
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581 2,352
Regarding AVC on Cisco WLC 2500
Use this forum to post questions regarding PIX, ASA, VPN and other Cisco security solutions.
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622 2,386
VPN Tunnel not being created
General networking questions that do not fit into one of the more specific forums found on this board.
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1,230 6,838
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278 1,484
What Hardware would i require?
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All Hyper-V versions.
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430 2,114
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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1,559 7,340
Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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SCOM Query
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For questions related to Microsoft's 2007 Office suite
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​Open corrupt word doc
Use this forum to post questions regarding the Microsoft Office suite of products.
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335 1,354
Forum for online office suite, software plus services, built around Microsoft Office platform.
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Microsoft BackOffice
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Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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Creating Custom Entities
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Windows Scripting
Scripting (most languages are supported) issues.
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1,418 7,150
For good old command line and batch file issues.
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For scripting issues in VBS, JS and other scripting languages.
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For issues related to Powershell on Windows Server 2008/R2, and for products using PS.
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For all Firewall, penetration testing, port scanning tools, sniffers and other general security related issues.
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793 4,036
ISA 2006 not alowing HTTPS traffic
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Dedicated to discussions about the "forgot administrator password" set of articles.
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707 3,293
Cloud Computing
Covers cloud computing platform and infrastructure from Microsoft.
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Last Post: Is Azure expensive?
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Is Azure expensive?
For AWS, collection of remote web services offered by, including EC2 and Amazon S3.
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AWS Directory Service
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Google Cloud Products
vCloud Air from VMware provides the power of cloud with the flexibility allowed by virtualization.
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VMware vCloud Air at VMworld 2014
Questions and answers about all other cloud services (i.e., but not limited to, Google Apps/Docs, DropBox,, etc.)
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A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
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Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
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1,976 10,185
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MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCDBA tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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584 3,920
Cisco certification tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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103 550
Questions on passing the CCNA
Use this forum for discussions related to various certifications besides Microsoft and Cisco.
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PMP certification
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