County servers have UPS (uninterruptible power supply) battery backup devices from APC. A typical battery should last for three to six years. Every now and then, these batteries will fail and Support receives a question on what to do when the 'replace battery' indicator light appears.
Printers need a static IP address so that they will reliably print to computers on the network. The HP Network Printer Wizard software will allow you to connect to an HP Printer in your office.
After a printer's IP number has changed, each work station (computer) need to change the printer properties so that the printer and the computer communicate.
Your Dell server has extensive diagnostic capabilities built into the system and constantly monitors the state of all the server components.
**For Cooperative Extension Office use only*** We have changed our process for ordering computers and we no longer have the PDF form to use. Your office must now use PSU’s eBuy system to pick a bundle that works best for you. This page provides directions for generating an e-Quote.
This How To will allow your computer to "forget" its IP number and get a new one. This is useful for troubleshooting network issues.
Since the servers have been installed, we now have the capability of backing up and restoring your data.
The College of Ag Sciences has been very successful in placing servers in most of the county and regional offices. Each server comes with an external backup harddrive to provide for disaster recovery. This How To gives the steps to remove the last month's drive and replace it with the current month's drive.