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Documentation: server diary [closed]

I would like to log what was changed on server and share it with my colleagues who should be also able to add their changes. We should be able to add manually comments and we would like to store ...
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BOOTP packets blocked while DHCP packkets are accepted

We have an IP system that makes use of BOOTP for updating our embedded devices over IP. The main app uses DHCP for its IP configuration. Our devices are usually on the network of the customer, the ...
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difference between ad hoc and infrastructure wireless modes?

While creating wireless connection I get option to choose between ad hoc and infrastructure mode. Can someone explain the difference between them and which one should I use for my personal ...
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Creating a Logical network diagram

Im a student and I have been assigned the task of creating a logical network diagram for the following scenario There are 2 buildings, the first is the head office and the second is the branch. The ...
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How configure sudo access on redhat linux 6.3 for other user for snmp

How to set /etc/sudoers file to allow execution of below mentioned command for non-root user user1 for below mentioned commands chkconfig snmpd on service snmpd restart
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How To check user configured with root privileges

Suppose root user created a user say user1, and made entries in /etc/sudoers file for "user1" as "user1 ALL=(ALL) ALL". How can user1 check that he has privileges identical to root user ? Does it ...
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Create non-login user id & Installation of software using non-login user id

How can I install a software, as non-login user id [means user id that does not have interactive shell, no home directory etc]. How to create non-login user id that does not have root privilege, but ...
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Electricity speed and data transfer

I've read in some places that electricity is very slow. Then how can Internet traffic in copper wires be so fast? I think I have a great gap of knowledge about the low-level data transfer structure. ...
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Connect computers in a network, via hub or through another computer?

I'm using an internet hub to connect broadband and computers. When setting up a home network (for some simple file sharing), I can choose "this computer connect to internet through another computer" ...
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Can I create an Infrastructure access point from built-in WiFi (as opposed to Ad-Hoc) on Windows XP?

I want to use my Windows XP laptop as an access point. What I am trying to achieve is possible under Windows 7 with a myriad of utilities, but the wireless driver stack was different before Windows ...
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Building a Cloud on a budget? open source?

This is mainly for me to dream what would be if I could get together enough hardware. So the question is how to build a cloud on a budget and whether open source is stable enough. I found ...