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iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple; it is a derivative of the Mac OS X desktop operating system, with which it shares many (but not all) common frameworks and other components. These include Cocoa Touch, the Mach/Darwin/XNU kernel and code from the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD). Each iOS application runs in its own secure sandbox to prevent altering other applications, the operating system, or any other data.

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I recently upgraded from a 5505 to a 5508 and due to the new IOS, part of my configuration no longer works. We deal with a 3rd party vendor that requires VPN traffic to come from a specific subnet. So I setup a policy NAT to mask our private IP. Here are both configurations. I am certain I missed something. Thoughts?

ASA Version 8.2(1)

access-list inside_nat2_outbound extended permit ip x.x.x.x
access-list inside_nat2_outbound extended permit ip x.x.x.x
access-list outside_7_cryptomap extended permit ip x.x.x.x
access-list outside_7_cryptomap extended permit ip x.x.x.x
access-list inside_nat10_outbound extended permit ip any any

global (outside) 2
global (outside) 10 interface
nat (inside) 0 access-list inside_nat0_outbound
nat (inside) 2 access-list inside_nat2_outbound
nat (inside) 10 access-list inside_nat10_outbound

crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-AES-128-SHA esp-aes esp-sha-hmac

crypto map outside_map 7 match address outside_7_cryptomap
crypto map outside_map 7 set peer X.X.X.X
crypto map outside_map 7 set transform-set ESP-AES-128-SHA
crypto map outside_map interface outside
crypto isakmp enable outside
crypto isakmp policy 10
 authentication pre-share
 encryption aes
 hash sha
 group 2
 lifetime 86400

tunnel-group X.X.X.X type ipsec-l2l
tunnel-group …
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I have a Cisco 2921 router that has a lot of errors on one of the interfaces.  I'm trying to troubleshoot the issue with as little downtime/inconvenience to the users as possible,   The Cisco IOS version is:  Version 15.2(4)M6

Here are the interface statistics:
GigabitEthernet0/1 is up, line protocol is up
  Hardware is CN Gigabit Ethernet, address is f40f.1b91.7b41 (bia f40f.1b91.7b41)
  Description: LAN
  MTU 1500 bytes, BW 1000000 Kbit/sec, DLY 10 usec,
     reliability 255/255, txload 4/255, rxload 15/255
  Encapsulation 802.1Q Virtual LAN, Vlan ID  1., loopback not set
  Keepalive set (10 sec)
  Full Duplex, 1Gbps, media type is RJ45
  output flow-control is unsupported, input flow-control is unsupported
  ARP type: ARPA, ARP Timeout 04:00:00
  Last input 00:00:00, output 00:00:00, output hang never
  Last clearing of "show interface" counters 02:45:35
  Input queue: 0/75/77/6474 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0
  Queueing strategy: Class-based queueing
  Output queue: 0/1000/0 (size/max total/drops)
  5 minute input rate 61854000 bits/sec, 7176 packets/sec
  5 minute output rate 15748000 bits/sec, 5397 packets/sec
     124980042 packets input, 3767527893 bytes, 0 no buffer
     Received 82872 broadcasts (0 IP multicasts)
     0 runts, 0 giants, 10 throttles
     31838 input errors, 0 CRC, 0 frame, 31838 overrun, 0 ignored
     0 watchdog, 2309 multicast, 0 pause input
     105447437 packets output, 594788495 bytes, 0

I have a extra gmail mail/calendar setup on my iPhone.

When somebody send me a calendar event invitation, I don't receive the notification within the calendar app inbox but the invitation sent to my google mailbox as a attachement, I have to  accept or decline from there.

I like to have the notification sent to my calendar app and I also need to receive a reminder pops up on the screen whenever a new invitation come in, I tested with a hotmail account which worked perfectly.

Not sure if I need to change some settings within google calendar.

I have also updated IOS to the latest 11.1.2

Thank you for the help
How to copy all contacts (with profile photo) from iCloud to Google?
I know I can download all contacts from iCloud by exporting a vCard file. However, it does not include the contact's profile photo.
I'm getting spam emails on my iPhone Hotmail inbox but they are not showing up on my desktop or on any other device.  
These iPhone spam emails are nowhere to be found on my desktop, not even in my spam folder.
I'm suspecting that my iPhone is infected with some sort of virus.
I want to ensure my iPHone has no virus. What do I do?
I am attempting to put together a policy for mobile devices at my work.  This would include:

  • Laptops (Windows/Apple)
  • Apple - Ipads
  • Android Tablets

Phones, I can have the users login to the guest wifi for their cell phones but our tablets and such will need to be connected to out corporate wifi network.  It seems that in the near future different mobile devices will integrated with the corporate productivity and we will need it in order to stay competitive.

Question1:  Where are some legitimate anti-virus programs for mobile devices?

Question2:  Are these mobile anti-virus program necessary or not yet?
      a.  I would rather be proactive instead of reactive.

Question3:  What do you think about separating the work applications from the personal applications on a mobile device?
     a.  https://www.pulsesecure.net/products/#pulse-workspace
     b.  Its an interesting concept of putting your work related apps in a container that does not allow for cross contamination from other applications on that mobile device.

I wonder what other businesses are doing and what may be recommended?
If I buy an iPhone X, what is the maximum resolution for an external monitor?  Will it run a 4K monitor at 3840x2160?
It says I need to run ios10 or later but my iPad mini can’t upgrade higher than iOS 9.3.5

Is there a work around to this?
We have a series of music in our iPhone music apps uploaded via Syncois apps (we connect the iPhone to the pc and transfer music).  However, if we don’t assign the uploaded music to a playlist, after a while it’s not visible.  We open Syncios and we can see the music in the folder.

How can we see those “hidden” music?
Thanks to Experts Exchange, I recently won an Apple watch for this article.  It is great to win stuff.  My biggest problem now is that I am not really an iOS person.  I only have an iPhone for work.  My personal mobile phone is an Android.  At first I hoped that I could get the watch to work with the android, you can kind of.  After too much research it became evident that I would need to use the iPhone.  So now I need to figure out what applications I can use to get the same or similar functionality from the iPhone as from my Android.  

I didn't, at first think that this would be extremely difficult, but it turns out I was wrong.  At this point you are saying to yourself, "What is his question?"  I will start out simply, I want an email application for the watch/iphone that will display all unread emails in all subfolders of an email box.  My exchange account has literally hundreds of folders with 100s of rules on the exchange server determining what happens to each email.  Many emails go into different folders before being read (for instance emails from PRTG go into the PRTG folder which is a subfolder of the software folder).  Most email readers only check the inbox or one single inbox for unread emails, not all unread emails period (think outlook, or touchdown).  I use Touchdown on my Android, which is now being deprecated by Symantec, to do just this.

I don't mind paying for a solution that…
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I have a new Windows 10 64 bit laptop onto which I am attempting to install iCloud and Quicktime. I have downloaded the latest versions for Windows from Apple but both fail on the install.
iCloud install fails with icloud.png
Quicktime fails with Quicktime.png
I have applied all the latest Windows updates.
I have some users in US, and thy are asking for a OME viewer. I have been looking at the internet by Google, and all I can find is for IOS and Android.

There computers are using Windows 10 and MS Office 2013.

What can I do to help my users ?
Does anyone know a good OME Viewer I can install for them ?


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i am not able to debug my xamarin.ios project using iphone simulator on mac using Visual Studio Community for MAC
i am sure i was able to debug  perfectly without any issues.
but now i am getting below error:
"cannot execute ".../myproj/bin/iphonesimulator/debug/myapp.exe"

i am able to run app on iphonesimulator without any issues
( run -->start without debugging).

But i need to debug my app ( run--> start debugging) to debug my code.
i am using :
Apple Developer Tools
Xcode 8.3.3 (12175.1)
Build 8E3004b

Version: (Visual Studio Community)
Hash: 1b460cb9
Branch: d15-5
Build date: 2017-10-13 18:49:56-0400

Version: (Visual Studio Community)

Not Installed

Xamarin Inspector
Version: 1.3.2
Hash: 461f09a
Branch: 1.3-release
Build date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:26:57 GMT
Client compatibility: 1

Operating System
Mac OS X 10.12.6
We are developing an app and what to store user data in a central location for multi-device and also multi-user access to the same database

We looked at using AWS DynamoDB. What other options are out there? We want to make it as simple as possible

App is being developed using PhoneGap/Cordova
Hello, Apple Geeks & EE Experts!

Please update your Apple devices when you get home (iOS 11.1 & macOS High Sierra 10.13.1). This update is to fix the WPA2 KRACK vulnerability (the Wi-Fi issue). Kudos to John Hurst (one of EE's top Experts) for sounding the horn.
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Thank you for your very gracious comment. I appreciated it. IOS 11.1 is working just fine on both our phones here. IOS 11.1 is also supposed to protect against KRACK Wi-Fi attacks.
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11.1.1 is now out. Updating now. Fix to a keyboard issue and Siri not working.

I d like to reduce blue light on my iPad, but night shift isn't there. iOS is 9.3.5 and can't update anymore.
Do not find apps which can do this so please advise.

If your answer is factory reset, please skip this question.

User reported a problem for iPhone 7.

On iOS 11.0.2, outgoing phone call  can be made but no incoming phone call could be made.

On iOS 11.0.3, the situation is reverse. No outgoing phone call could be made whereas sometimes incoming phone calls can be made.

However, if the user dials a USSD code which is carrier-specific, it will be OK to dial an outgoing call for once.

Already contacted the carrier and the SIM card is fine on another Android phone or iPhone.

How to fix without factory reset?

Phone call is a basic feature of a smartphone and I have not encountered similar problem in any Android phones.
Is there any 3rd party libraries? I have to create different radio button as shared screenshot and the text field data will changed as clicked by user and while final submitting all data will stored on dB and Also payment will be done by only one method.
can someone help why the below commands doesn't work?


xxx#del flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2

Delete filename [c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2]?

Delete flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2? [confirm]

%Error deleting flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2 (Is a directory)

xxx#Delete /force/recursive flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2


% Invalid input detected at '^' marker.


xxx#Delete /force/recursive flash:/c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2


% Invalid input detected at '^' marker.


xxx#rmdir flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2

Remove directory filename [c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2]?

Delete flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2? [confirm]

%Error Removing dir flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2 (Directory not empty)


xxx> dir flash:
Directory of flash:/

    2  -rwx        8716  Aug 24 2016 14:58:09 -05:00  config.text
    3  -rwx        4120  Aug 24 2016 14:58:09 -05:00  multiple-fs
    4  -rwx    14581903  Mar 15 2013 20:12:53 -05:00  c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-55.SE5.bin
    5  -rwx        3816  Aug 24 2016 14:58:09 -05:00  private-config.text
    6  drwx         512  Feb 28 1993 18:15:07 -06:00  c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2
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I was given a retired Cisco 3550 to help determine if the netgear we have currently is the source of some odd performance issues on the network.

I'm running into an issue where anything plugged into the Cisco will only connect at 100Mb/s.   I have successfully reset the switch to factory defaults, as far as I can tell.  I have been able to run some commands, but I'm not very familiar with the Cisco IOS or configuring these switches.  If anyone can help me get this connecting at 1000Mb/s I would be grateful.  Let me know what information you need and how to get and I will gather the info as fast as possible.

I also seem to have a port flapping that I cannot figure out why or how to stop.

Switch#show version
Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
IOS (tm) C3550 Software (C3550-I9Q3L2-M), Version 12.1(9)EA1c, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1986-2002 by cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Tue 28-May-02 10:06 by antonino
Image text-base: 0x00003000, data-base: 0x004E4568

ROM: Bootstrap program is C3550 boot loader

Switch uptime is 47 minutes
System returned to ROM by power-on
System image file is "flash:/c3550-i9q3l2-mz.121-9.EA1c/c3550-i9q3l2-mz.121-9.EA1c.bin"

cisco WS-C3550-48 (PowerPC) processor (revision E0) with 65526K/8192K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID CHK0632W0FS
Last reset from warm-reset
Running Layer2 Switching Only Image

Ethernet-controller 1 has 12 Fast Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interfaces

Ethernet-controller 2 has 12 …
I'm trying to get a text thread (with someone with a droid? their text bubbles are green) off an iphone. Yes, we can do screen captures of each page.  that's tedious and kinda long.

I looked on line and played with ifunbox and a couple other apps / iphone file browsers (phone is NOT jailbroken (is that a thing these days)).

None of those were successful / I didn't even know where to look for the thread.

But one - ibackup viewer has a free and paid version. Using the free version, it had me backup the phone with itunes then it read the backup file and easily let me export the thread as text - cute that it right and left justified the text from each person like it shows on the phone. And each was time stampld..  

it also lets you export the conversation as a PDF with colored text bubbles. Very nice!!!.. but the free version says 'demo' all over it. Understandable. Lets you try the product and if you need that feature, you buy the app.

But anyone know of other apps that will do this (pull off conversation as text or even better as PDFs / more graphical). Free or paid.  Just want to know if I was using the free apps wrong or there's more fully featured paid apps before I lay out $$

I have the following:
Windows 7 PC running iCloud
Windows 8 laptop running iCloud
Apple iPad
Apple iPhone

When I create an event in the calendar on the PC it synchronises with the other devices but when I create an event in the calendar on any of the devices apart from the PC it synchronises with all except the PC. It appears that the PC can send events to iCloud but cannot receive them.
IOS 11, xcode 9

// Creating view controller for a new contact
        ABNewPersonViewController *c = [[ABNewPersonViewController alloc] init];
        [c setNewPersonViewDelegate:self];
        [c setDisplayedPerson:person];
        [self.navigationController pushViewController:c animated:YES];
        [c release];

    - (void)newPersonViewController:(ABNewPersonViewController *)newPersonView didCompleteWithNewPerson:(ABRecordRef)person {
        if (person) {
            ABAddressBookRef addressBook = ABAddressBookCreate();
            ABAddressBookAddRecord(addressBook, person, nil);
            ABAddressBookSave(addressBook, nil);
        [self.navigationController popViewControllerAnimated:YES];

i'm getting error ABNewPersonViewController is not navigation controller.
[CNUI WARN] <CNContactViewController: 0x7f984b9a6400> is added to a controller that's not a navigation controller, we'll update the parent navigation item <ABNewPersonViewController: 0x7f984b12d430> automatically[/i]

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We have HP 810 G3 laptops running Windows 7 and it previously connected fine to an Android phone hotspot, the user now has an iPhone 6s and the laptop see's the hotspot but will not connect. AnyConnect version is 3.1.14018

Any ideas?
in IOS application using xcode 9 how to replace  addressbook framework to contacts framework so we can support IOS 8 or above?  

I'm using below code I want to used below code using contact framework

    ABNewPersonViewController *c = [[ABNewPersonViewController alloc] init];
    [c setNewPersonViewDelegate:self];
    [c setDisplayedPerson:person];
    [self.navigationController pushViewController:c animated:YES];


iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple; it is a derivative of the Mac OS X desktop operating system, with which it shares many (but not all) common frameworks and other components. These include Cocoa Touch, the Mach/Darwin/XNU kernel and code from the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD). Each iOS application runs in its own secure sandbox to prevent altering other applications, the operating system, or any other data.