Detecting DHCP server

There are issues happened in my office, and one of them is the rogue dhcp server.
The server is not from our intended configuration.
when we use XP, we usually use free program called dhcpfind, free software from roadkil.net, my favourite for free tools for admin windows, like unstoppable copy program he made. Continue reading

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Manual quick start for Apache, PHP and ORACLE configuration in Windows OS

Once upon a time, in one of the class I attended, the lecturer while tinkering with the laptop, ask us in an off handed manner, if we know why the oracle express she installed cannot be connected to her program. It hit me then that several years back I had had hard time to do that, and just recently “enlighten” that different with other databases, like mysql when you installed its dbms, you can connect it right away from php, this oracle in order for it to be able to connect to the program need to have the client installed in order for php to be able to recognize the oracle.
Now for example, I need to rig this spec:
– windows xp.
– apache+php webserver.
– oracle 8i database is located in remote machine.
so let’s start configuring:

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SATA drive runs very slow in server with SAS.

SAS and SATA are using the same power and data slot. SAS HDD cannot be detected if you plug the SATA cable, but SATA can be detected fine when you plug SAS cable. I haven’t put any though about it until when I installed database on the SATA drive that was plugged to SAS cable. when I imported the data to the database it took all night long to finish then what normally only 30 minutes.

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