Keyword Results: networking

  1. Opening Ports On Your Firewall

    As a security feature, Microsoft Windows comes with a built-in firewall. The firewall helps prevent unwanted external access (such as hackers) and can also prevent your computer from sending malicious software to others. Since this...
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  2. My TimeClock Client Cannot Connect

    On the second Wednesday of some months we've seen an increase in support requests for our Network Edition customers receiving a "Virtual TimeClock Server is not responding" error. After a little investigation, we've determined that the...
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  3. TimeClock Connection Error: Unauthorized

    Customers using Virtual TimeClock 15 sometimes receive the following error while trying to connect a Client: "TimeClock Server login error. Unauthorized." This article explains why users receive this error and how to correct it.    ...
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  4. Modem or Router: What's the Difference?

    Learning how computers communicate can be an intimidating experience. However, by learning a few key pieces of information, you can quickly understand some of the basics. One important piece of information to start with is...
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  5. Windows Server 2003 Support

    Like Windows XP in 2014, Microsoft will be ending support for its Server 2003 platform on July 14, 2015. So what does that mean? According to Microsoft’s website, their programming team will no longer be...
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  6. Other Connection Issues

    Network Edition users may experience some time clock issues that are unrelated to their current network configuration. Virtual TimeClock will always provide a clear message telling you exactly what the issue is. Here are the...
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  7. When Remote Clients Can't Connect

    Many of us like to solve our own problems. If something's not working correctly, we dive right in and fix it ourselves. We encourage this same approach with Virtual TimeClock. When troubleshooting remote client connections,...
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  8. When Local Clients Can't Connect

    Have you ever felt that if you had just a little more knowledge about a subject you'd be more self-sufficient? For example, computer networking can be intimidating for some people, but with a little knowledge...
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  9. Dynamic DNS

    If you're wanting to connect to your Virtual TimeClock Server over the Internet but your Internet Service Provider (ISP) gave you a monthly quote for a static public IP address that doesn't make it financially...
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  10. Port Forwarding Tips

    Port forwarding is one way that remote Virtual TimeClock Client computers can connect to a Virtual TimeClock Server computer on a different local area network. The port forward is configured in the router and/or modem...
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  11. Windows Static IP Address

    An IP address (Internet Protocol address) allows your computer to connect to the Internet and communicate with other devices on the network. An IP address consists of a series of numbers (ex: 192.168.1.1). Most routers...
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  12. Router Access Control

    If you use Virtual TimeClock Network Edition at multiple locations across the Internet without a VPN (Virtual Private Network), you may want to consider setting up some extra security measures. By using the access control...
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  13. Moving Your TimeClock Server

    Moving your TimeClock Server is a fairly straight forward process and can be easily accomplished by someone without advanced networking or computer skills. Just follow the Moving Guide for step-by-step instructions. However, there are a...
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  14. Understanding Network Edition Licensing

    The Virtual TimeClock Network Edition is a client-server software based time and attendance system that runs on your computer network, even between business locations via an Internet connection. To use the Network Edition, you'll need...
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  15. Do You Need a VPN?

    If you have multiple business locations, or would like to access your time clock data from home or while traveling, you can easily connect to your TimeClock Server using the Internet. The most secure remote...
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  16. Moving Remote Clients

    Before moving a time clock client to a different computer at your remote office, there are a couple of pieces of information you’ll need before uninstalling the time clock from the existing computer. First, verify...
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  17. TimeClock Clients Can't Connect

    If you can't connect to the Virtual TimeClock Server, it's likely due to one or more of the following issues: The Virtual TimeClock Server is not installed or not running. Launch Virtual TimeClock Server and...
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  18. Port Forwarding

    In order to use Virtual TimeClock at different locations over the Internet, there are a couple of one-time setup steps that need to be completed. Static IP address First, have your Internet service provider (ISP)...
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  19. Time Clock for Second Location

    Growth is a good thing, especially if it means your business is expanding. Virtual Time Clock is flexible enough to grow with your business. I often talk to business owners who are opening a second...
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  20. Time Clocks for Off-Site Employees

    Many businesses have off-site employees that rarely enter an office. Or they may start out from an office or equipment yard and then spend the rest of the day out in the field, and usually...
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  21. Multiple Time Zones

    Virtual TimeClock Network Edition is the perfect solution for offices in different time zones needing a centralized time clock system. The time used when punching in and out is usually provided by the time clock...
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  22. Citrix Load Balancing

    A load balancer is responsible for directing network traffic among multiple servers hosting the same applications. By balancing requests across multiple servers, a load balancer prevents any one server from becoming a single point of...
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  23. Moving Time Clock Clients

    When running the Virtual TimeClock Network Edition, there are times when a client time clock may need to be moved to another computer. This could be due to a number of reasons, like the computer...
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  24. Port Forwarding on Netopia

    It's easy to set up Virtual TimeClock at multiple office locations or even connect to your time clock from home or when you're on the road. As long as you've got an Internet connection, no...
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  25. Port Mapping in Mountain Lion

    There were some changes to the AirPort Utility in OS 10.8 Mountain Lion. Here are the steps to use when configuring your AirPort Extreme for remote time clock connectivity under Mountain Lion. Open the Airport...
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