Networking

Naratte, a relatively new company, has broken new grounds in regards to near field communication (NFC). Zoosh, its new technology aims to bring the dreams of smart phones and tablets serving as payment method a reality. Instead of relying on the standard 2004 patented NFC chips, this innovation uses ultrasound to perform secure mobile transactions.

Drastically removing the barriers of having to incorporate NFC chips into both senders and receivers, the Zoosh can be added to any application or device through a simple software update. Moreover, unlike the standard NFC chips, which are expensive to manufacture and complicated to add to every day devices, the Zoosh will be comparatively more cost-effective for consumers and merchants alike.

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by on December 13th, 2009

While importance of intrusion detection from network traffic from an outside source is very important, there is also a need for network monitoring for companies within their private corporate networks. Network monitoring software can send alerts when the network goes down or becomes unavailable from hardware failure. The software can send alerts to key personnel administrators to their pager, email, or cell phone. Good network monitoring software continues to send status messages and traffic to efficiently keep track of any outages on the network. Network monitoring watches hardware such as router or network servers for responses. Depending on the software, it can send response requests every minute up to every hour. It can also detect outages in certain software such as web server or email applications. The software can send an HTTP request to monitor a web server, or it can send an SMTP message to an email server. If there is no reply from the respective software or server, the network monitoring software interprets it as an outage and promptly alerts a network administrator.

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In a PC network environment we have to access another computer sometimes, which usually requires a password to access its resources like files and printers, we have to give the username and password once and then it remains in the Windows Cache until it is restarted or logged off. And if we check the remember password option, then it remains in even after Windows restart. This can be a security issue. Here is the method to delete all cached Windows Network passwords.

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Well I did not get this problem but my friend who manages a full network ran into this problem and he told me about it. He also had complaints from his clients about this problem causing network to go down and he suggested first method for this fix to all which works perfectly. If are browsing online and suddenly all your Network activity goes to hault and but you can still see the Internet connected icon in the tray but you cannot surf, browse or do anything and you cant reconnect. Thats is the common symptom for Generic Host problem. The error message will be something like “Generic Host Process for Win32 Services has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.” or “Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Error.” If you try to disconnect Internet connection, the Internet icon won’t disappear or disabled. You may receive an error message something like “Your PC has recovered from a serious problem.” after restart etc. Lets discuss some solution for this to get rid of Generic Host win 32 error.

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renew ip, Flush DNS

Some times it is necessary to flush DNS to refresh internet services you are using in case of any service interruption. Flush DNS to get a new name resolution. Also flush DNS cache when you can’t access a newly registered domain name. You can simply flush your computer DNS cache anytime to get new entry. We discuss here that how can we flush DNS using MAC, PC or Linux and how to get a new dynamic IP address from IP server in Windows.

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You can test IP connection using ping in many ways:

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Advanced IP Scanner is a fast, robust and easy-to-use IP scanner for Windows. It easily lets you have various types of information about local network computers in a few seconds!

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