Perform Reverse DNS Lookup With Resolver

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 →

Do Your Website A Favour, Never Use Cloudflare

Recently, there has been a lot of buzz regarding the use of Cloudflare service to speedup and “optimize” websites. I am writing this post to warn fellow webmasters and bloggers to avoid using this service. While the Cloudflare advertisement is quite attractive and might have you convinced regarding the benefits that it is suppose to bring, all is not milk and honey.

How To Create, Setup Windows Server 2008 Domain & Things To Consider

In this post  I will tell you how to create Windows server 2008 domain and what things you should consider while setting up your Domain controller. The below post shows a step by step guide for creating aDomain in a new forest. In this article I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 to create a domain, the same configurations apply for the 32-bit version.

Fix Complex Windows Issues In A Single Click With Crisis Aversion Tool

Crisis Aversion Tool (CAT) is a portable software which helps users in resolving complex Windows issues in a single click. It provides a large number of fixes and solutions for Flash Player, Windows Shutdown, Internet Explorer, Windows Shell, USB Drives, checking a file for malware via Virus Total, and much more. CAT is quite a useful tool as it resolves complex issues within a simple Graphical User Interface (GUI) which Continue Reading →

How To Add & Remove Roles In Windows Home Server 2011 To Get Additional Features

Adding roles is an important part of Windows servers. The Windows Server 2008 R2 based Vail, contains numerous roles that can be activated or deactivated (according to requirement). This can help in adding additional features to Windows Home Server 2011. In this post I will tell you how to add/remove roles to Windows Home Server 2011. In this example, I will add Printer and Document services, which enables  creating a Continue Reading →

Microsoft Releases Windows Server DNS 2003/2008/2008 R2 Monitoring Management Pack

The function of DNS or Domain Name Server is to translates domain names into IP addresses. This is the case as alphabetical domain names are easier to remember for the human mind as compared to numerical IP addresses. Therefore, the human brain is far likely to remember a word or phrase such as www.google.com instead of an IP address. The Internet however, is based on IP addresses. Every time you Continue Reading →

DNSDataView Is A GUI Based Alternative For The Nslookup Command Line

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Nslookup is a command-line tool is used for querying the Domain Name System (DNS) to obtain domain name or IP address mapping, or a specific DNS record. DNSDataView is a portable GUI (Graphical User Interface) based alternative for the Nslookup command line. This application also allows you to retrieve DNS records (MX, NS, A, SOA) of specified domains