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  1. X-13's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by bondbill2k2
    Dam this site and its lack of 'like' buttons!
    Damn these comments... and their lack of a "like" button.
  2. bondbill2k2's Avatar
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    I renember reading somewhere the license is to that board so if you transfer the mobo (if thats not the faulty part) you can transfer the license?
    If you want to get into the topic of wasted licenses we have a few hundred of Vista the V that should not be named OS OEM licenses on machines running XP.......ok maybe not a waste then!
  3. bondbill2k2's Avatar
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    Dam this site and its lack of 'like' buttons!
  4. zag's Avatar
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    New RAID card I think

    We sue cheap Adaptec ones here which only cost 50 quid.

    Work perfectly.
  5. synaesthesia's Avatar
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    Don't you just love it when you install new hardware excitedly and snap a rare capacitor off a few-hundred pounds worth of RAID card?

    Capacitor hunting
  6. synaesthesia's Avatar
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    The RM thing is very subjective though - for primary schools with no permanent IT presence, I still don't personally believe you can beat CC4 for it's ease of use and management; of course there are many threads on here about that very subject. Each school will have their own requirements of course.

    With SCCM for us, I don't think it's bloated at all - the bulk of the client package installed on the workstations is Forefront endpoint protection which is, IME damned slight better than anything else I've seen. The only additional bulk therefore is on the server; we have of course looks at doing it plain, we're all well versed in GPO and AD management (who isn't!) and part of our network currently is vanilla in such a way, but having 2 sites that are a fair distance apart it just gives us the edge. There's no additional cost for it and better still, again on the split-site subject one thing a vanilla network can't do without some serious setup and implementation time/costs is manage the bandwidth for software/update deployments etc. Not really an issue for a single site setup with a decent network infrastructure but our intersite link does show signs of strain. Biggest test will be mass deployment this summer
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    I'm rather jealous Would love a big project like this to get my teeth into.

    Good choice to ditch RM, its not needed these days and just an extra cost.

    Interested you are using SCCM 2012, it just seems far too bloated to be useful for me. We manage our vanilla network fine without it.

    Let us know how you get on.
  8. X-13's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by basicchannel
    Whatever you're on, i'll have two.
    It's called strawberry meth Chocolate heroin Ponies.
  9. basicchannel's Avatar
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    Whatever you're on, i'll have two.
  10. Dantech's Avatar
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    Ours is a Sonic Wall SSL-VPN 4000 which alows for way more users simultaneously connecting than we ever get but the Head at the time insisted on it thinking that maybe three clesses would try to login remotely at the same time!. I have never seen more than 12 users on at once!

    It was supplied as a remote access solution by a company but for some reason we did not buy the firmware upgrades which I regret now.
  11. FN-GM's Avatar
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    Hi,

    In the job i work at one of the first jobs what’s to buy one. We purchased ours for £1,800. This included the physical box, licenses, support for 3 years and 3 years upgrades. We got them from Kelway. I am not sure how much it would cost you to get the new firmware.

    What appliance do you have?
  12. Dantech's Avatar
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    Hi

    I have had Sonic Wall for about three years now and wondered how costly it is to get a firmware update. How or where do you go for the cheapest price on this. Our Sonic Wall SSL VPN box has been 100% reliable and used everyday, but I would like to improve access for Mac Users.

    Mark
  13. Arthur's Avatar
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    I have uploaded a copy of Shelly v1.0.0.2 here if anyone needs a copy.
    Updated 19th April 2012 at 12:00 PM by Arthur
  14. SYNACK's Avatar
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    You may not need to disable them entirely, pushing out this USB Drive Letter Manager - USBDLM with some config should work too.
  15. john's Avatar
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    That loophole nevr existed Cam, the loophole you are thinking is selling of new virgin OEM Licenses wtih a cable or something. OEM License have never been transferable from system to system in all the years I can remember.
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    As CP's resident orangutang, I've got to agree- have gone Ape at Woburn several times and am a big fan of their work. Agreed on the jump offs, can get a bit of harness squeeze if leg loops aren't tight enough!

    Mark
  17. CAM's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by dmitrym
    Facebook is pretty bad too. Most ads are targeted according to what pages you 'Like'. I unliked everything to see what would happen. Result: Facebook now delivers ads that are based off my friends' likes. -_-' I guess the next step is to delete all the friends? haha
    Oh Facebook has a mention on here already regarding adverts.
  18. dmitrym's Avatar
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    Facebook is pretty bad too. Most ads are targeted according to what pages you 'Like'. I unliked everything to see what would happen. Result: Facebook now delivers ads that are based off my friends' likes. -_-' I guess the next step is to delete all the friends? haha
  19. CAM's Avatar
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    Did they close the loophole where sending a piece of the old machine effectively transferred the OEM licence too? E-Bayers used to ship old components like the network card for free with the licence + disk but this was a long time ago back in the Win 2000 days.
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    Hi - sorry didn't see this, Im not getting the alert emails from blog comments. No, SCCM/WDS will only boot PXE if its own provider is set up. So - just installing the role isn't enough to take over the other software. Im guessing FOG? This is what I did - just disabled the PXE service when I wanted to carry on using FOG.