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by schester
Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: Clerk Computers
Topic: online backup and file sharing "Dropbox"
Replies: 41
Views: 10903

I personally use dropbox for less-secure document storage. It works great to have access to docs on my desktop, laptop, iPhone and iPad. I too would express concerns over using it for anything that should be secured though. Maybe the church could setup a church approved and secured dropbox/idisk lik...
by schester
Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Meetinghouse Internet
Topic: Firewall Customer Configurations and VLANs
Replies: 2
Views: 1430

I love finding posts where someone else was thinking the same thing as me two years ago! It's saddening though to see that the question has never been addressed. I see many reasons for implementing vlan's on the meetinghouse networks. It would be very nice to separate out the MLS computers from thos...
by schester
Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: Meetinghouse Internet
Topic: Church DNS servers/Use of opendns
Replies: 14
Views: 6240

Another thing to mention about OpenDNS is that it typically speeds up the network. I use it on all of my networks for one reason or another. In addition to the filtering of inappropriate content, it will also help protect you against malware. It's just another layer in the mix of protection. Most IS...
by schester
Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: Meetinghouse Internet
Topic: Web Based authentication for wireless internet
Replies: 13
Views: 4825

I was just recently called as STS and was curious about doing a setup like this myself. I hadn't considered integrating it into LDS Account, but that would be something to consider. There are certainly arguments for not tying them together though. Do you have any more information about how you set t...
by schester
Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: Meetinghouse Internet
Topic: Wireless Equipment
Replies: 16
Views: 4956

The biggest thing I've learned is that you typically get what you pay for. My advice would be to purchase a Cisco Aironet. The church supplies 1242ag's for some uses. I don't know if they get a good discount on them or not. If the cost seems too high, consider purchasing used one's from a reputable ...
by schester
Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Meetinghouse Internet
Topic: Slow Firewall Performance
Replies: 25
Views: 5890

The ASA 5505 will do 150 Mbps or 100 Mbps on the VPN. http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6120/prod_models_comparison.html#~mid-range These devices should not put any noticeable strain on the network at all. It is possible the VPN to SLC is slowing things down dramatically, but I am unaware if the...
by schester
Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: Meetinghouse Internet
Topic: AirLink 101 setup
Replies: 8
Views: 3726

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