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Old 02-02-2005, 11:44 AM   #1
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Ok, heres the issue. On each machine we have Windows ME edition and there is a major issue when starting up on all the systems at once it seems the LAN / WAN IP address dosent connect to the DHCP server... Our back bone is linux we have about 3 to 4 servers on the background. Umm we are using a T1 connection into the school and i was asked to help out the school on getting the connections and / or connection settings corrected. And yes i know windows ME is the scum of the bucket but thats what we could afford at the time. So umm anyhow heres the issue... I restart all 26 machines in one computer lab about 15 computers start up fine but the rest dont get ither a IP address or they dont connect to the DHCP / Network... which in this case our network is called / HPS which stands for Hancock Public Schools


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Old 02-02-2005, 01:15 PM   #2
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How many IP's does your school have? When they lease a line they lease a certain amount of IP's (usuauly a lot less the the computers running). What usualy happens is that when the computer starts up its pulls up a local IP address (such as 10.0.0.1) and when it needs to get on the internet it then pulls up an address from DHCP and its allowed outside the school network. That is the case in most schools anyways.
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:19 PM   #3
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Umm ok.. lol umm well i believe we have about 160 ip addresses internally or maybemore than that but around there. We have the backbone of linux and windows and one mac system. The mac system is used to moderate or act as a administrator computer and we can run commands...

Im only 16 and im in 9th grade... umm im not in anyof the Cisco classes but i do trouble shoot for the school and provide assistance because our administrator is far too busy... so i guess you can say im the bocc of the network at this school. He takes care of the other 2 schools (elem and middle)
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:19 PM   #4
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Another thing, is the whole school running off t1? How many computers do they have? Whats the speed of the network within the school (bandwidth, throuput, etc.) Its kind of hard to help you without seeing the topology in front of me, but thats a HUGE security risk if you do that.
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:21 PM   #5
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Have you taken any networking classes? Personaly, i think you are in way over you head. Not trying to flame, but i take offense to you having your signature mentioning you beeing a network admin.
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:22 PM   #6
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its a t1 shared with the middle school and the elementary school i would estimate about 100mbps a piece and about 350 - 500 computers total
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no networking classes and i do know some knowledgle of this
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:24 PM   #8
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t1 is 1.544mbps
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:25 PM   #9
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yeah. we run quite smmothly in the newtwork sometimes the ie is slow though
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:26 PM   #10
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again, not trying to flame you, but you obviously have no real knowledge of networking, you might want to seek the help of the administrator before you break something. And please take the network administrator signature off you signature, its very decieving.
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:28 PM   #11
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lol...im sure it is. However I know what i need to know to act as a administrator in my company... i do a fine job therefore i will not remove my signature.
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:29 PM   #12
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ANywho. im going off this forum again.. i can see people are as retarted as before
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If you read your previous statements in thie thread, it will prove you are no network admin (you lack a lot of knowledge)...at least for a real company.
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lmao... real company this is a real company with over 150+ customers so dont give me any of your bullshit
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lol, anywho, a REAL administrator doesnt post as much info about their topology as you did...thats a security risk like no other. You remind me of myself when i was 16, i thought i knew a lot more then i did. once i completed a few years in college about networking i looked back and laughed. You may disagree with me now, but you wont in 5 years.
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one more thing, i checked out your website http://pcmx-mi.com/hosting.php. Is that a pic of you working on a car? Also, you might want to learn how to photoshop pictures a bit better, its done very sloppy.
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Yeah right theres no security issues here... We have this system locked down like a god damn tank... so if anyone wants to try they can just try it... i know what the hell is going on in this network.
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And about the photoshop picture kooshin.com designed the website if you would open your eyes and look on the bottom of the page
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You seem to half-ass things then. How do you know if your network is secure if you cant even tell me some simple facts about it, dont try to test me...i actualy know networking unlike you.
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Shut the hell up... Anywho i got the issue resolved. Seems it wasent seeing the correct ip address and they were pulling up the wrong Ip and DNS servers within the network.
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