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Spam Filtering: TeamOrb uses SpamAssassin filtering software to identify and mark suspected unsolicited bulk e-mail (spam). This system marks incoming e-mail as possible spam and then forwards the suspect e-mail to you as an attachment to a message with "~~SPAM~~" in the subject line.   The original message can then be viewed by you before further action is taken. For more information on how to set up rules for handling items marked as spam, click here. TO BE REMOVED FROM THIS SERVICE or if you have questions, contact blacklist-admin@teamorb.net.

Virus Detection: All e-mail passing through our server is scanned for viruses in real time using RAV scanning technology. Our servers automatically check for new virus pattern data files two times per day, seven days a week, so our virus definitions are always up-to date.  In addition, we actively block unsolicited, bulk commercial e-mail (spam) using blacklist databases at spamcop.net and ordb.org.  Together with our spam filter, these blacklists allow us to detect and block hundreds of spam messages every day, protecting you from the inconvenience of sorting through the "junk." If you have questions about these services, or are concerned that your legitimate messages are being blocked, contact blacklist-admin@teamorb.net.

Line Speed: The Internet is a network of "highways" much like the highways upon which we drive our automobiles. Just as with a road network, there are many routes to any given destination on the Internet. Some routes are better than others. Also, there are numerous cables, routers, switches, computers, communication lines, and other network devices between your computer and any site to which you might connect. All of these network components have varying capabilities and performance capacities. For example, the capacity of a given web site to handle a request for service coming from your browser may be less than the capacity of your computer to connect to the Internet through the TeamOrb network. The speed of any Internet connection can be no greater than the speed of the slowest link. Unlike when you are driving a car, where you can pick a good route over a bad one, the average Internet user usually has little control over the path of an Internet connection. Because of differences in capacity, the quality of equipment, and the type and quality of transportation lines, your Internet connection might be slower than expected, particularly during times of peak Internet usage. No Internet connection ever performs at 100% of its theoretical speed limit. If you are a wireless service customer of ours and you think your connection to the Internet is slower than it should be, you can test your line speed to the TeamOrb server by clicking here. If the results of this test are slower than expected, please contact administrator@teamorb.net.

Site Appearance: Pages at this site are best viewed with your video display set to a desktop resolution of 800 x 600 pixels and a palette of 16-bit color.  For Microsoft Windows users, these preferences can be changed under Control Panel - Display - Settings. The primary fonts used for page text are True Type Arial and Verdana. For ideal appearance, make sure these fonts are installed on your computer. Users of Internet Explorer 4.01 or higher: You can enlarge the viewing window of your browser by clicking the "Full Screen" icon on your tool bar (or by hitting "F11"). You can hide the remaining tool bar by right mouse-clicking over the tool bar and checking "Auto Hide". After doing so, you access the tool bar by moving your mouse pointer to the top of the screen. Assuming you have no need for it, additional viewing space can be made by going to "View" on the menu bar and un-checking "Status Bar".

Browser Compatibility: The pages at this site were written and formatted to be compatible with both Microsoft and Netscape browsers. However, because of differences between these two products, pages may appear slightly different depending upon which browser you are using. These differences should not affect functionality.

Browser Features: In order to use this site, your browser must support frames and JavaScript 1.1 or higher. Both Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 (or higher) and Netscape Navigator 3.0 (or higher) support these features. If you navigated to this page, chances are you are using a browser compatible with the features at this site. If, however, you experience problems either with the frames or the JavaScript on one or more of our pages, try downloading the latest version of your browser by clicking either of the following links:

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Site Access: Some areas at this site require access authorization. If you are prompted to supply a user name and password when accessing a page, you need permission to enter the selected area. This authorization must be given to you by our site administrator. If you think you need access to a restricted area, contact administrator@teamorb.net.

Technical Information: Our web site utilizes reliable, performance oriented equipment, incorporating mission critical enterprise technologies with a high level of redundancy and security.

  • Server Group 1 Hardware
    - HP Proliant DL380 G5 servers
    - 2 x  Dual-Core Intel Xeon 5160 Processors (3.00 GHz, 80W, 1333 MHz FSB) 4MB L2 cache
    - 4 x 1 GB of 4:1 interleaved PC2-5300 Fully Buffered DIMMs (DDR2-667) with Advanced ECC, mirrored and online spare memory capabilities GB buffered EDO ECC RAM
    - 6 x 146GB HP 146GB 3G SAS 10K SFF SP hot-swap hard drives
    - HP Smart Array P200/128MB BBWC Controller (RAID 5)
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    Redundant hot-swap 800Watt, CE Mark Compliant

  • Server Group 2 Hardware
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    HP Proliant DL380 G4 RM HPM Xeon/3.4-2MB 2GB 2P - RPS servers
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    2 x Intel® Xeon 3.40GHz processors with EM64T, 800MHz Front Side Bus and 2MB L2 cache with Intel® E7520 Chipset 2GB
    - 4 x 1 GB 2-way interleaved capable PC2-3200R 400MHz DDR2 SDRAM
    - 6 x 36.4 GB Ultra320 SCSI 10k RPM hot-swap hard drives
    - Smart Array 6i controller w/ 64MB RAM and 128MB BBWC

  • Server 3 Hardware
    - HP Proliant DL380 G3 server
    - Dual 2.8 MHz Intel Pentium Xeon processors
    - 2 GB buffered EDO ECC RAM
    - Six 36.4GB Ultra320 SCSI 10k RPM hot-swap hard drives
    - Compaq SMART Array 642 disk array controller configured at level 5 RAID
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    Redundant hot-swap 400 watt CE mark compliant power supply

  • Server 4 Hardware
    - Compaq Proliant 1850R server
    - Dual 550 MHz Intel Pentium III processors
    - 1 GB buffered EDO ECC RAM
    - Four 18.2GB Wide-Ultra3 SCSI 15k RPM hot-swap hard drives
    - Compaq 5300 SMART disk array controller configured at level 5 RAID
    - Redundant hot-swap 225 watt power supply

  • Server Group 5 Hardware
    - Compaq Proliant 6500R servers
    - Quad 200 MHz Intel Pentium Pro (1 MB L2 cache) processors 
    - 512 MB buffered EDO ECC RAM
    - Seven 9.1GB Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 10k RPM hot-swap hard drives with online spare
    - Compaq 2DH SMART disk array controller configured at level 5 RAID
    - Compaq 35/70 GB DLT internal SCSI tape backup drive
    - Redundant hot-swap 750 watt power supply

  • Server 6 Hardware
    - Compaq Proliant DL360 server
    - Dual 550 MHz Intel Pentium III processors
    - 256 MB EDO ECC RAM
    - Two 18.2 GB Wide-Ultra3 SCSI 15k RPM hot-swap hard drives
    - Integrated SMART disk array controller configured at level 0 RAID.
    - Redundant hot-swap 225 watt power supply

  • Server Software
    - Microsoft Windows 2003 Enterprise Server with security patches installed on a daily schedule
    - Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0
    - CommuniGate Pro - mail server software
    - Network ICE BlackICE firewall/application protection/intrusion detection
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    SpamAssassin  ported to Win32 with CGPSA and NiverSoft PolluStop

  • Router/Switch/Firewall
    - Cisco 3640 layer 3 router with dual T1-CSU/DSU
    - Cisco 2924 XL EN layer 2 managed switch
    - Cisco PIX 515E firewall with PN and DMZ

  • Wireless Equipment
    - WaveRider CCU3000 900 MHz base station radio
    - WaveRider EUM3003 900MHz end-user modems
    - Cisco/Aironet BR352 11 Mbps 2.4 GHz bridge radios
    - Cisco/Aironet BR342 11 Mbps 2.4 GHz Access Point radios
    - Cisco/Aironet PCI342US 11 Mbps 2.4 GHz PCI card radios
    - Aironet BR100US 2 Mbps 2.4 GHz radios

  • Uninterruptible Power Supply
    - Compaq R3000 rack mount UPS with hot-swap batteries

  • Rack Equipment
    - Compaq 7122 22U rack

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