Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the new version of Internet Protocol that is designed to take over from its predecessor, i.e. IPV4 (IP version 4). As IPv4 addresses reach a shortage, IPv6 will become the alternative and take over the internet world. IPv6 Address Convertor is a simple IP calculator that converts IPv6 addresses between many of its standard forms. With the help of this easy to use IPv6 Continue Reading →
Nslookup is a network administration command-line tool used widely by system and network administrators for querying the Domain Name System(DNS) to obtain domain name or IP address mapping for a specific DNS record. Resolver is an open source application designed to help you perform a reverse DNS Lookup for a single IP address and for an IP range. You can also import IPs from a text file and the clipboard. Continue Reading →
There is a minimum limit of accounts which can be used for Windows Home Server 2011. Therefore, it is only natural that one should delete the unnecessary user accounts. In this post I will tell you how to delete, user accounts in Windows Home Server 2011.
Remote Web Access can end up giving a user unrestricted access to Windows Home Server 2011. In this post I will tell you how to manage Remote Web Access for certain users to make sure that a novice user does not mess up the Home Server.
Remote administration has become an important part of daily administration tasks for system and network administrators. Desktop Central is a free Windows tool that makes Windows Administration easier on a day-to-day basis. It has 12 tools, which provide remote management of systems, wake on LAN options, remote command prompt, GPO (Group Policy) update, hard disk space detection, power monitoring for portable computers on the network (such as laptops), etc.
HTTP explorer is an open source web server (also available with an installer) which can be used to share your music, videos and images for multiple web displays (e.g. PC, mobile phones, PDA). What makes it unique is that you can launch a portable web server to run webpages and to share content. The main features of this software include the ability to stream media , files sorting (by date, Continue Reading →
Windows Home Server 2011 has far more dynamic Remote Access feature than its predecessor. In this post I will provide you with a walkthrough of the process to access your home server from the cloud, by using Remote Web Access. Please Note: before a computer can connect to Windows Home Server 2011, it must have the connector software installed, to see how to do that you can check out the Continue Reading →
Verification of Active Directory users can sometimes be quite complicated. This is particularly the case when a user is unable to login to the Domain. It can be tough to assess the issue if the user is tied to the system and does not have rights to login to other computers. Changing the password or unlocking the account can only be useful if the password has expired, the user account Continue Reading →
Remote Assistance is a Windows feature by which a client operating system can send request for help to an administrator or friend. The Helper can even be allowed complete control of the user’s desktop, provided its allowed by the assisted person. There are also features in Active Directory (Windows Server 2008) that can be configured to set preferred remote assistance settings. In this post we will explain remote assistance methods Continue Reading →
In this article I will outline various factors that need to be considered while selecting a web server.