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Re: Wipe Memory on Dismount option missing

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

The availability of this option depends on the type of RAM disk used: A boot-time RAM disk that is mounted on system boot. This type of disk is created by default and the "wipe memory" option is not there because it's simply not necessary. A boot-time RAM disk is unmounted just before the system shuts down or restarts and all RAM is then usually wiped by a built-in BIOS memory test.

Re: RAM-Disk exists after rebooting system

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

By saying "exists", do you mean it keeps files and folders? If so, this link can help: RAM Disk keeps files and folders after shutdown

Re: Does NetWorx bandwidth monitor increase ping?

2 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

No, it does not affect ping in any way. We have a separate software package called Connection Emulator to simulate network latency (increased ping) and other connection issues if that's something you want to do.

Re: Deleting ghost A: drive after uninstalling the RAM Disk app

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It looks like Windows has retained a mount point somewhere. Check these registry keys: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\MountedDevices HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\DOS Devices As one of these may have A:\ allocated. Alternatively see if you can remove the persistent drive letter from Start - Run - diskmgmt.msc.

Re: Ramdisk SMB Share is not persistent

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It is probably a timing issue where it takes longer to create a larger disk, which results in the Server service starting before the disk is ready. Please see this forum thread for a couple of workarounds.

Re: Two columns with identical names and /cols switch

2 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

The Scanner's code looks for the first column matching the requested name, and the search is case-insensitive. This can be easily worked around by renaming the SNMP column into something like SNMP Host Name and change /cols accordingly: ... /cols:"IP Address;System Description;SNMP Host Name"

Re: How to prevent Windows 10 update from corrupting RamDisk image

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Unfortunately Windows 10 is somewhat "cruel" with applications, services and even drivers that run on it. I guess Microsoft designed it this way to make such slow and heavy system appear to work faster by killing running tasks after a rather short timeout. There is a relevant registry setting that applies to services, though I am not sure if it works for drivers too: HKEY_LOCAL_MA

Re: How to change RAMdisk size used for TEMP folder

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

For a RAM disk without an image, its size can easily be changed by editing the disk properties. Once the disk size was altered, a warning message will appear. When using the disk for temp files, we recommend clicking Cancel, gracefully closing all the running programs, and rebooting the computer. Otherwise clicking OK will forcibly remount the disk and may break programs that had open files on th

Re: Setting up separate profiles for different locations

2 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

If you want to keep separate usage records for each place, I am afraid this is not supported. However if you only want to monitor usage at home and ignore usage at any other place, there is a setting in NetWorx just for that. Simply go to the Main Settings. You will see a button titled Networks, which lets you exclude certain networks from monitoring. It detects all networks that you connect t

Re: Tracking current WiFi users

2 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

There are a couple of options you could use: You can scan your WiFi IP address range with our network scanner. The number of detected address should be very close to the number of WiFi users. You can also automate the scanning via the command line interface. If your access points support SNMP reporting, you may be able to pull the number of users from their SNMP tables with something like PRTG

Re: Can I use NetWorx on my Android phone to monitor WiFi data?

2 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Unfortunately NetWorx is not available for Android. It only works on desktop platforms like Windows, macOS and Linux. For Android there is a built-in data monitor as well as few third-party apps to monitor your usage.

Re: Feature request: graph with no background

2 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

That's right the Y-axis is part of the frame and the X-axis doesn't really exist. It looks great in your setup anyway! Regarding saving the config, everything including the settings and usage is kept in a database. It can be backed up and restored via Usage Report - Backup.

Re: Feature request: graph with no background

2 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

That's a good idea, but we've implemented it a bit differently. There is a new setting Graph background transparent added in the Hidden Settings. The latest preliminary build with this setting can be downloaded here. When enabled, the current background color will be rendered as transparent. Any graph lines or text of the same colour will be also treated this way. So you can, for example, set

Re: Solution for a possible conflict with Microsoft Word

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

We haven't seen this specific issue with MS Word, but some applications do not work correctly with standalone volumes, which can be seen as I/O errors or simply the inability to access a RAM disk. To solve, try enabling the HDD emulation option in the RAM Disk settings. This option emulates a complete Hard Disk Drive with partitions indistinguishable from a real device, which usually fixes co

Re: Feature request: Specify DNS server per address range

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Maximum flexibility is something we had in mind, so the DNS resolver was implemented as object that can be used from VB script. If you download the latest version from the home page, go to Options - Remote Scripting - New and add the following code: 'Resolve a name or IP address via DNS 'This example performs a reverse lookup 'Create internal DNS object set dnsObj = Internal.CreateObje

Re: Interrogate Cisco Unified IP Phone CP-7942G

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

The following regular expression should do the trick: .*Host Name</b></td>\s*<td[^>]*>\s*</td>\s*<td[^>]*><b>([^<]*) .*Phone DN</b></td>\s*<td[^>]*>\s*</td>\s*<td[^>]*><b>([^<]*) .*Model Number</b></td>\s*<td[^>]*>\s*</td>\s*<td[^>]*><b>([^<]*) Basically you

Re: Interrogate Cisco Unified IP Phone CP-7942G

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

It depends on what ports the phones are listening and what information cab be retrieved there. For example, if the phones display a web-page on port 80 and that page contains any useful information such as model or serial number, this information can be extracted with the feature called Remote XML. It can be used to retrieve the page and parse it with regular expressions. Here is a screensh

Re: Scanning over 20 SNMP OIDs at once

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Yes, you can scan any number of OIDs. There is a default limitation of 10 SNMP columns, but you can increase that by launching the app with /maxcols:N. For example the following will allow up to 30 SNMP columns: netscan.exe /maxcols:30

Re: Feature Request: Specify DNS server per address range

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Normally the Network Scanner app does not interact with DNS servers directly. Instead it uses system calls like getnameinfo() to resolve a name to IP address and vice versa, which uses system mechanisms and default DNS servers. However it sounds like an interesting idea to be able to query custom DNS servers. Do you have many DNS servers there? I am thinking of just adding a customisable list

Re: How to re-enable Teredo manually

3 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Perhaps this can help? In an admin command prompt type: netsh interface teredo set state type=default

Re: Best CPU for the job: E5 or E7 or I8/9 series

3 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Well, the faster the better, but generally most CPUs should be able to handle a few hundred rules with up to 400-500 Mbps.

Re: Best CPU for the job: E5 or E7 or I8/9 series

3 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Internally Bandwidth Manager uses one thread per network interface, so the quantity of cores may not have much effect. The more GHz the better though. There are usually other ways of improving performance, like reducing the number of rules in favour of a smaller ruleset with per-client tracking. If you just outline your setup and perhaps post a screen shot of the main display with rules, I

Re: Shared status lost on RAM disk after reboot

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It is probably indeed the case: a RAM disk is ready after the Server service has started. This is more likely to happen for large RAM disks as they take more time to initialise. The easiest workaround is to change the Server's service to start delayed as shown below. Delayed start usually takes place within 2-3 minutes after boot, by which time the RAM disk should be ready.

Re: Feature requests: comma-separated port list, and quick telnet/ssh to a switch

3 months ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

Hi Scott, thank you for the feedback! Regarding comma-separated values It is indeed a good point that sometimes one may need the values comma-separated rather than new-line separated. We have just added a way to do that. Download the new builds (installer, portable), hold Shift when copying column values. With Shift down, the result will be comma-separated. With Shift up, the result wil

Re: How to change the taskbar graph font size

3 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

There is a couple of settings that help you change the graph appearance. The settings are located in so-called Hidden Options, and can be easily accessed by pressing Ctrl + O in the regular settings dialog. In particular you may want to set Overlay desk band numbers to FALSE and increase the Rates font size. Please note that you could also resize the graph. First, right-click the taskbar an

Re: How to get the real MAC address from behind a virtual MAC address

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

I am not sure there is a reliable way because the extender hides those devices behind itself. The way I can think of is to ask those devices directly. If those are Windows-based machines and file sharing is enabled there, the following setting should do the trick: Activate the NetBIOS query option Move it to the top of the list As a result, before sending an ARP query that gets intercept

Re: How to get monitor model and serial number via WMI query or class

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Choose Options - Remote Scripting - New and copy and paste the above script. Give the new entry a name and make sure it's ticked in the list of scripts. After that, there will be a new column with that name, with the script output.

Re: Error C000009A

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Again it's an odd error that indicates a resource shortage (not necessarily memory). Perhaps try with a different file system and the Hard Disk Emulation option on and off? If the above doesn't help, try using a logon-time disk instead of boot-time one or vice versa. If still no luck, what about two RAM disks of 4000 MB each?

Re: Error C000009A

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Please try with the latest version (4.0.7). In particular we've improved memory allocation strategy in v4.0.5. Does a reboot help?

Re: NT error code C0000184 at loading

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Granted it works with the HDD emulation off, there might be an uninitialised disk device or similar. Could you please launch (Win + R) diskmgmt.msc and post here a screen shot showing all configured disks? This may shed some light on your situation. But even if we can't tell why it happens, you will likely not see any difference with the HDD emulation off. I set this option off on my person