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How to Turn Your Computer Into the Ultimate Remote Access Media Server - Lifehacker

How to Turn Your Computer Into the Ultimate Remote Access Media Server - Lifehacker
Golf clap for this article. "clap, clap." Nicely done. Key points to be emphasized: a) Running a server on many "home" ISP connections may be against the Terms of Service in your ISP contract. Minor use probably won't be noticed. b) Using plain FTP (port 21) is crazy even with a password, unless you are publishing all the content for the world to have. c) VNC (any form) is not encrypted. d) If you are using HTTP, you probably plan to allow the world access to your files. e) Only ssh/sftp (port 22) out of all the choices in the article above, should be used externally. f) If you do open any external ports, make your life easier and on the outside, use a non-standard port and let your router forward to the internal "standard port" for your.

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Windows 7 shuts off my network adapter when i the computer goes into Hey guys, I just wanted to chime in, I'm having what appears to be the same problem. I'm not sure if this is exactly what you are seeing, but my computer doesn't need to go to sleep, there just needs to be no network activity. If I leave for awhile (long enough for my monitor to turn off [not sleep]), when I come back, my NIC looks like it has been turned off and takes awhile to restore connectivity because the port I connect to has to run through spanning tree, I shortened this a bit by setting that port on portfast mode, but nonetheless it still turns off while inactive. What seems to keep my NIC online, is if I keep a command prompt window open with a continuous ping to a server I know will reply to those pings. With that running, if I leave my computer even for hours and come back, I'm still online and have not dropped a ping.

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