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    IT Qualifications and career advice?

    Hi all I am looking for advice in what IT Qualifications/path I should take, including career prospects and what career path I should take. I’m not sure where to start off with my explanation so I’ll jump right in to it. First off I would like to start off by saying I am very passionate...
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    ADSL Speed

    Can anyone explain the difference between the network speed of a VPN on ADSL vs. Direct ADSL. I seem to have sustantially slower up and down load speed on the VPN network, via my ADSL I have installed.
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    Network sharing turns off

    hi there guys I have a problem on my network with only one pc that does not keep its network sharing settings. the work profile only disables the network discovery option. but the public one disables almost everything this happens randomly and i cant access the pc all other pcs can...
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    Network testing

    Hi Guys, I am looking for the best free software tool that i use to test my network, can anyone give me advice please?
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Why it is legal for FNB to SIM-lock its smartphones

    Why it is legal for FNB to SIM-lock its smartphones FNB is not breaking any laws by locking its branded phones to its network.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    New social network based on your passions

    New social network based on your passions Hello Network is a social network to connect you with people who share your interests.
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    What's your opinion about "Network" (SABC News TV show)

    Hi everyone, I want to have your impressions about SABC News TV show that looks at social media and technology news from across Africa, "Network", presented by Siphumelele Zondi.
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    MTN to Vodacom Port Declined

    Hi all! A few days ago, I cancelled my MTN contract and moved to MTN prepaid. I confirmed that prepaid is active with the MTN call center, and in store, and I am able to use my phone on prepaid now. I went to a Vodacom store yesterday (and again today) to request to have my number ported...
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    Job needed in Durban (network + VoIP engineer with 10yr XP)

    Hi guys, I'm urgently seeking employment in the Durban area. I'm a network + VoIP engineer with 10+ years overall in the IT support and telecommunications industries, both abroad and locally. I have my own reliable transport. I'd appreciate it if you could review my CV which can be viewed at...
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    Job required 10+ Years XP - ISP/Networking/IT support/Linux/Mikrotik

    I'm looking for a position in Durban. I have my own reliable transport. Type of role I'm interested in - WAN/WAN & VoIP engineer or on-site general IT support. I've previously worked at 2x ISP's (1x WISP), so I'm experienced in maintaining large networks, firewalls, servers and routers. I am...
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    MikroTik Network Technician

    MikroTik Network Technician needed This WISP was established in 1996 as an ISP. Since 2005 it enters also into Wireless Internet and Telecommunication arena. We require now the services of an experienced and trained Network Technician with knowledge of MikroTik and Ubiquity networks...
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    VLAN Setup

    Hi guys, I am trying to setup a new VLAN on an existing switch I have at my client. The new VLAN will be used for a CCTV system. The CCTV VLAN ID is 12 and I have tagged ports 38-41. The rest of the switch is on VLAN 1. On ports 38, 39 and 40 I have switches (not managed) on which all...
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    SME Network Guide

    Hi All, I wanted to look at options here for a small business incubator. That can be generically applied to opening many small business and a best practise on handling the infrastructure. Example Lets use this example, we are starting a small company of about 5 people which is going to grow...
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    Port forwarding refuses to work (TP-Link TD-8840T)

    Ok, so I've given up hope of solving this one on my own. No matter what I do I can't get port forwarding to work. I have a TP-Link TD-8840T modem. I also have a separate WiFi router, but I've disconnected it to remove it from the equation. I've set up a static IP for my PC. I've set up...
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    Cellphone mast on private property. Going rates in SA?

    Got a company ring my doorbell and asked if I was interested to put a 'transmission' mast (on roof or a 15 M pole on corner of property)on my property for a cellphone provider. They were hired to find suitable locations. It seems that a Chinese company is doing the installations, ZTE Corp. I...
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    No Internet? We’ll just LAN

    No Internet? We’ll just LAN Young Cubans may be cut off from the Internet, but they have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana
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    Windows 8.1 unwanted TAP-Win32 Adapter issues

    Good afternoon all :) I recently formatted and re-installed Windows 8.1 on my laptop (MSI GE-60 0nd) due to some unrelated issues. After a few weeks of usage I realized that Windows keeps installing these TAP adapters: I have done a lot of research, and these adapters are for the...
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    Administer Nokia Lumia Devices on Network

    Hi Guys We have a bunch of users that have received Nokia Lumia's from the company, for the company. Is there a way of administrating the device? Basically as I.T we would want to have control over the device in terms of wiping the device, tracking it and erasing it as well as also...
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    SSL issues from within office network

    Hi all, we are having a problem accessing our own website from within our office network. Recently we had an SSL certificate installed on our website which is hosted at Afrihost. Since the cert was installed, we dont see our own website properly from inside our office network. Certain...
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    Networking 2 routers

    Hi, I'm looking to get a static IP from my ISP so I'm getting a router that's able to establish the required VPN connection. However, I have an Asus AC-66U router (which, to the best of my knowledge, cannot establish a VPN connection) which I still want to do all my routing and networking...