DHCP Scope for Avaya 9608 Telephones Requires Option 242. This option tells the 9608 IP phones what the IP address of the IP Office is.
Open Sonicwall DHCP
Click to edit the DHCP scope
In the advanced tab, click to create a generic DHCP scope option
Give the option a frienly name and select option number 242 and option type String.
MCIPADD=192.168.2.252, MCPORT=1719, HTTPSRVR=192.168.2.252
Obviously, replace the above IP address to that of the IP office on your LAN.
In this post I will show you how to
To add an RSS feed to SharePoint, open a Sharepoint page, add an RSS Web part from Content Rollup category as shown below.
Click to open the tool pane and set the RSS URL.
Enter the feed URL including the https:// prefix. Note: If you still have trouble viewing the feed, make sure there is no trailing white space before or after the URL if you have copied and pasted.
Your RSS page should now display properly.
If you have tried to set up an RSS feed in Sharepoint and have received the error: “The requested RSS feed could not be displayed. Please verify the settings and URL for this feed.” it may be caused by trailing URL whitespace or the lack of trailing forward slash.
Move your cursor to the end of the URL and use the right arrow key to try to move to the right of the last letter. If you can move, then you have trailing whitespace in the URL from the copy/paste operation. Remove any whitespace and make sure that the RSS feed URL send with a forward slash “/” as shown below. Not having the slash in place can prevent the RSS for working.
If you got here because you were interested in importing an SSL certificate, you can find the information below. Please noe that as long as you are displaying an RSS feed that’s using a publicly trusted certificate, you do not need to import it into SharePoint.
To import an SSL certificate into SharePoint, open explorer as an administrator.
Find the Web site feed you are interested in and navigate to the page.
Click on the lock icon to view the certificate.
Go to the certificate details tab and select copy to file.
Export the certificate as DER encoded binary X.509.
Give them a friendly name and make sure you have them saved where they are accessible from SP Central Administration.
Open SharePoint Central Administration, navigate to Security –> Manage Trust.
Click new, then give your certificate a friendly name and use the browse button to locate the CER file.
Click OK to import it. You can repeat this step for all your web site certificates.
The process to move DFSR from one server to another is pretty straight forward: add another namespace server then remove DFS namespace from the original server.
A DFS namespace server is a server that allows clients to conenct to DFS shares via the DFS namespace. The DFS namespace is usually a UNS path that looks like this, assuming DFS was set up in a domain.
When clienst conenct to the Namespace UNC path, the server will direct them to a shared folder across the DFS server, based on availability and cost. If you plan on removing the server that hosts the namespace, you will need to move the namespace service to another server or the DFS will stop referring clients.
To move the DFS namespace, install DFS Namespace service on the server that will be the new namespace server.
Once it’s installed and functioning, right click on the namespace and add namespace server.
Enter the NETBIOS name of the new namespace server.
Click on the namespace tab and you should now have two namespace servers.
Delete the original namespace server to complete the move.
The easiest way to create a ticket is to send an email to helpdesk –@- falconitservices.com.
Once a ticket is created, you will receive an email confirmation and ticket number. You may reply to emails containing the ticket number to communicate with the technician that is working on your ticket. You can also log in to our trouble ticket system by visiting our Web site.
When you log in to the trouble ticket system, you can view current and past tickets, communicate with the technician and get updates on the work performed and/or ticket status.
Vitis www.falconitservices.com, click on support, then click on the trouble ticket icon.
1. To create a ticket, click on the + sign at the bottom of the screen. 2. Tickets shown in green have been completed 3. Tickets shown in yellow are in progress
Click on any ticket to view status, notes or to add information to it.
The settings below can be used to connect your IOS or Android SmartPhone as well as Outlook, Thunderbird or other Email client software.
To configure Falconcloud e-mail on your phone, you will need to know three things:
You can test whether or not you have the correct info by loggin in to the Falconcloud Webmail portal. if you cannot log in successfully, please contact the helpdesk. If you know the correct user name and password, you can set up falconcloud E-mail on your device by using the information below. Please note that both the user name and password are case sensitive.
Log in to Open Xchange and click on your user profile icon at the top right. From the drop down menu, select connect your device.
Select Windows –> Laptop+PC and download the Mail+Calendar+Address Book app. Run the setup file and read and agree to the license terms.
Click install to begin the installation.
After the program starts, you will be greeted by a new account setup page. You can also get to the account setup by clicking menu –> tools –> accounts.
You will need to know 3 important pieces of information to set up the account.
1. Your user login 2. Your primary e-mail address 3. Your password
In the new account setup screen, enter your email address and click start now.
The eM client software will look for configuration parameters from the server.
Click YES when prompted to send credentials for authentication.
Enter your password when prompted.
Make sure that teh settings are correct and click finish.
If you need to make changes or add other accounts, click on menu –> tools –> accounts
Your UCS credentials can be used to access all the productivity applications. To change your UCS password, go to www.falconitservices.com, click on support and on the Application Panel tile.
Click on the login button on the top right hand side of the window and log in using your current credentials.
Once logged in, click on the menu option lines, then user settings –> change password.
Enter the information requested. Remember that you cannot reuse passwords and your password must be minimum 10 characters and contain letters, numbers and at least one special character.
Open the OX user interface and click compose to create a new email. Enter the recipient name, subject field and attachment (if any).
Click on the lock icon, it will turn green. If it’s the first time you use the encrypted service, you will be prompted to create a password that will be used to encrypt and decrypt messages as well as a password recover mailbox.
Check that the lock is green and click on the send secure button.
The recipient will receive a message with the subject but no content. If it’s the first time you communicate, you may want to call them and advise them you are sending an encrypted message since secure envelope messaging are often mimicked by spammers and largely ignored by users who fear being phished.
When the recipient clicks on the link, they will be prompted to enter a password and recovery email address.
After they set up a password, encrypted communications are now possible between the two mailboxes. You can send the recipient additional emails using the encrypted channel. The recipient receives a notification each time and has to click on a link to retrieve the email. The emails are never actually sent to the recipient, thay are always stored on the OX server. The contents will not be compromised in the event that the recipients computer, phone or emails are access by an unauthorized entity. Without the password that was negociated in the initial exchange, there is no access to the emails.
When it comes to offboarding employees, there are several possible e-mail strategies that can be employed. Of course this depends on the technology that is available and the type of e-mail system in place.
If the employees files and/or emails are not necessary to retain, simply delete the mailbox or user. This will delete their mailbox (and possibly other relevant AD data) so be careful. Future emails will simply bounce back to the sender with a recipient not found error.
Retaining e-mail for lengthy periods of time can be beneficial and detrimental in the case of a law suit, so you may want to discuss your retention policy with an attorney. Some industries are required to retain email for specific periods of time due to regulation, that should be considered as well.
To retain emails for deleted mailboxes, an optional PST file can be exported and saved however these are difficult to track, manage and secure and is not an ideal method of retention. If you need to access those email items in the future, the file has to be imported to connected to an Outlook client and search can be painfully slow.
You can keep the mailbox intact for easy access by resetting the offboarded employee's password. This will lock the ex-employee out while continuing to receive emails at the mailbox. Keeping a mailbox on-line can add cost (storage, licensing), but it's very convenient if you need to access the user's mailbox quickly, at some point in the future. New emails can be forwarded to another mailbox, or a mailbox delegation can be created to allow other employees to view and reply to new e-mails on behalf of the offboarded employee.
If you keep the mailbox on-line, but you don't want forwarding or delegation set up, an Out of Office (OOF) message can be created to alert senders that the person is no longer employed. You can also stop the mailbox from receiving new emails in which case it will rejected and bounce back to the sender.
There are many offboarding strategies so here are the main things to consider when creating your own:
When backing up VMWARE ESXi free edition you may receive the following error from your backup software:
Current license or ESXi version prohibits execution of the requested operation
This error occurs when you attempt to back up a virtual machine using the free VMWARE version of ESXi.
There are alternatives to achive a VMWARE backup. The first is to manually back up by exporting the virtual machine. Of course this can be time consuming and only works well if you have a single VM with small storage.
The second method is to use GhettoVCB, it works well and it’s free. The drawback is that it is a bit difficult to configure if you ar not familiar with Linux and don’t feel comfortable executing commands from the shell.
The final option is to purchase Imperius Advanced VM Backup. It will back up virtual machines on ESXi freeware editions reliably and it’s easy to set up. You install it on a Windows PC or server, set the credentials for the origin and destination and schedule a backup. It’s by far the best alternative given the comprehensive features and modest price. The Imperius backup will require you to enable Change Block Tracking.