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Can I create a closed hub lan using MS Server 2003 and a client?

I'm using an 8 port hub and two laptops with MS Server 2003 installed. At this point I'm just trying to get them to communicate. All hardware (nics, cables, hub) checks out on both laptops. Networking is configured using 192.168.0.x as the IP address block. I'm unable to get ipconfig data in a command prompt and cannot ping either computer.

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Try going into my network places and on the left pane go to set up ahome or office network make sure you do this on each computer and the workgroup name must all be the same on each computer you want to be in that network.

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I am trying to install a Netgear router after my switch. I end up having no internet on some of the computers connected to the hub and none on the router. If I configure the router as a dhcp client...


You'll want to configure your router as a dhcp server. Connect the switch to your router's lan port. Connect the remaining devices to a port on the switch. Your wireless access point should have it's dhcp server disabled. You can only have one dhcp server per network. The wireless can get it's address from the router's dhcp and the wireless client devices will get their ip address from the router, as well. If your wireless access point is a router with a wan/broadband port and some switch ports you will want to make sure that you are connecting to your Asus switch via one of the switch ports.
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VPN in Microsoft Server 2003


The full form of VPN is Virtual Private Network. VPN gives extremely secure connections between private networks linked through the Internet. It allows remote computers to act as though they were on the same secure, local network. Allows you to be at home and access your company's computers in the same way as if you were sitting at work.

Almost impossible for someone to tap or interfere with data in the VPN tunnel. If you have VPN client software on a laptop, you can connect to your company from anywhere in the world. VPN goes between a computer and a network (client-to-server), or a LAN and a network using two routers (server-to-server). Each end of the connection is a VPN "endpoint", the connection between them is a "VPN tunnel".

When one end is a client, it means that computer is running VPN client software. You can use a virtual private network (VPN) to connect components to one network by using another network. VPN do this by "tunneling" through the Internet or another public network. With a VPN, connections across the public network can transfer data by using the routing infrastructure of the Internet, but to the user, the data seems to travel over a dedicated private link.

A VPN gives you the benefit of a dial-up connection to a dial-up server, plus the flexibility of an Internet connection. Using an Internet connection you can connect to resources all over the world. If you have a high-speed Internet connection at your computer and at your office, you can communicate with your office at full Internet speed. This is much faster than any dial-up connection that uses an analog modem.

VPNs use authenticated links to make sure that only authorized users can connect to your network, and they use encryption to make sure that others cannot intercept and cannot use data over the Internet. A Tunneling Protocol is a technology that helps make the transfer of information over the Internet more secure from one computer to another.

VPN technology also permits a corporation to connect to its branch offices or to other companies over a public network, such as the Internet, while helping to maintain secure communications. The VPN connection across the Internet logically operates as a dedicated wide area network (WAN) link.

VPN in Windows 2003 Server: You need a high speed Internet connection to configure and run VPN server. Two individual lan card must be present in a single system where you want to configure a VPN Server. The lan cards should ping each other. Also need a User which's Dial in allow access should be enable. Microsoft 2003 server two tunnelling protocols for a secure VPN connection, one is PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol) which Provides data encryption using Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption. The other is L2TP (Layer Two Tunnelling Protocol) which Provides data encryption, authentication, and integrity using IPSec.

Steps to create VPN Server in 2003 Server: At first I go to Start and point to Administrative Tools, then click Routing and Remote Access. Then I click the server icon that matches the local server name in the left panel of the console. If the Routing and Remote Access service was previously turn on, you may want to reconfigure the server.

To reconfigure the server Right-click the server object, and then click Disable Routing and Remote Access. Click yes to continue when you are prompted with an informational message. Then Right-click the server icon and then click configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access to start the Routing and Remote Access Server Setup Wizard. After that click Remote access (dial-up or VPN) to turn on remote computers to dial in or connect to this network through the Internet. Then I have Click to select VPN. In the VPN Connection window I click the network interface (Lan) which is connected to the Internet and go the IP Address Assignment window, then I click Automatically because there was present a DHCP server in network. However, if DHCP is not available, you must specify a range of static addresses.

If you use from a specified range of addresses, open the Address Range Assignment dialog box and Type the first IP address in the range of addresses that you want to use in the Start IP address box. Type the last IP address in the range in the End IP address box. Windows calculates the number of addresses automatically. After that I have accept the default setting of No, use Routing and Remote Access to authenticate connection request and finally Click Finish to turn on the Routing and Remote Access service and to configure the server as a Remote Access server.
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I have a windows 2003 SBS Standard Edition and IP Address: 192.168.1.5 also a Linksys WRV210 and the IP address 192.168.1.1 I have setup a preferred DNS on all clients to 192.168.1.5 The internet is not...


For that connect your router to directly to lan ports of your server.and install another ethernet lan card on server so that ports connect with switch.
Then configure your router as bridge connection then set dns as your server ip in all computers.Then you can get 100% fast internet.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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Cannot view my client in handycafe


Check if the LAN cables are connected properly, make sure that client PC's have handycafe client installed and connected to the hub/switch with the server PC.

In some cases wherein the server has two LAN Cards installed, make sure to choose the LAN Card which is connected to the hub/switch where the client PC's are also connected during the initial start-up of the Handycafe software.

Note: Check if the hub/switch or router (whichever you're using) does not have a problem.

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D-Link DES1008D 8 port fast ethernet desktop switch


By using it, of course you have this items to connect it with internet:
  1. UTP Wire with Connectors at end each PC or Client Workstation.
  2. Make sure every PC or Client Workstation have its own LAN Card.
  3. To connect on the internet is to know what is IP Address, Gateway Address & DNS Server Address settings on your LAN connection.
  4. Lastly, It should have internet provider in your place.
Good luck!

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How to set up a network with 7 computers using a server with microsoft server 2003


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You must need a router or a switch to connect each of your terminals to your server(Lan or Wifi), if you already install MS server software it will be easy, you must need to install client protocol in your terminals when plug to your swith MS software automatically detects and apply and "ip" address, this permit you to share files /printers or detect any other device in your switch. I recomend to use 10/100/1000 gigabit switch.
Thanks

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Network not Joining the Domain using Windows XP


man why dont you just reformat your server and make it Windows Xd and solve your problem.

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Features of active directory


Active Directory think of it has management system for all network LAN PCs in your domain. You can add users to certain enterprise groups, you can disable accounts, push and pull software application better then you can in SMS domain. I use to to clone user accounts or create new user groups. Very easy to learn. To install on Server requires a domain, DNS. If you're using Windows Server 2003 and setup the server to manage active directory all the options for the installation process will appear for installation. There are a lot of info online and in books if you need more info. There are training classing offer at MS Solutions Centers.

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Pano mgnetwork?


gud pm keanne...hmmm here's my suggestion:

1st u need to buy 8-Port Hub/Switch
NIC or LAN Card
7 pcs UTP Wire w/ RJ45 Jack on both end (depende sa haba)
Then connect smartbro to the CPU (Built-in LAN)
Connect 8-Port Hub/Switch to the CPU (LAN Card)
Install Hub/Switch Driver (If Needed)
Connect the 6 PC to the Hub/Switch
Setup your network using Network Wizard (Control Panel)

goodluck...

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